Plant & Weighbridge Operative

Date 04/07/22

Location Leatherhead, Surrey

If you’re practically minded with good computer and people skills, this varied two-part job at Grundon's Mole Valley recycling facility (where materials like paper, cardboard and cans are sorted, baled and sent on to be recycled) near Leatherhead could suit you down to the ground. As Plant & Weighbridge Operative, you will take samples of materials in the mornings, then operate the weighbridge (large scales that weigh the lorries and their contents). You will join us on a permanent full-time contract and earn starting pay of £10.80 per hour plus a host of benefits, including:

- Discretionary bonus (performance based)
- Pension scheme (you contribute 5% of pay, Grundon matches this) with life assurance cover 
- Option to buy additional holiday 
- Reward and discount shopping scheme 
- Range of wellbeing benefits, including Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work, health cash plan and discounted gyms 

What you’ll be doing as Plant & Weighbridge Operative
- Inspecting tipped loads for non-conforming material and inputting details on the computer. 
- Greeting drivers and producing an accurate weighbridge ticket for all loads entering and leaving the site.
- Identifying the customer account and material being transported, and ensuring that the correct details (for example, vehicle reg, product, haulier etc) are recorded on our Windows-based computer system.
- Making sure that documentation is accurate. 
- Ensuring that all drivers and visitors are wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

What we're looking for in our Plant & Weighbridge Operative
You don’t need any formal training or qualifications in this area, though weighbridge experience would be great. We’re looking for:
- Good timekeeping and attendance record
- Good numeracy, literacy and computer skills
- Ability to communicate well - face to face and on the phone
- Willingness to learn new skills

Working hours: 42.5 hours per week, Mon-Fri inclusive, 7am-4pm.

Grow with Grundon 
Grundon is an award-winning and long-established waste management, environmental and quarrying company, and we place great value on attracting and developing great people. Interested in joining our success story as Plant & Weighbridge Operative and strengthening our team? Click apply! No agencies please.

Please note: We interview as soon as we have applications that look like a good match, so do apply as soon as possible. We advertised the role of Plant & Weighbridge Operative on 01.07.22

What is it like working at Grundon?

We are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience. We are the largest family-owned waste management company in the UK and we care as much about our employees as we do the environment. We aim to attract and retain high-quality, committed, enthusiastic, customer-focused individuals.

what we offer

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

Life Insurance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Health Cash Plan

Health Cash Plan

Discounted Gym Membership

Discounted Gym Membership

Cycle to Work Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Mobile Phone Discounts

Mobile Phone Discounts

Holiday Plus

Holiday Plus

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Perks at Work – Discount Shopping

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Introduce a Friend Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Suggestions and Innovations Scheme

Long Service Benefits

Long Service Benefits

Come and join our team

Contact us today to find out how Grundon can provide you with a challenging and stimulating working environment, where you can fulfil your potential