Plant Operative

Date 05/09/22

Location Ewelme, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Do you have experience of operating machinery and mobile plant, including loading shovels, 360 excavators and telehandlers? If you're also naturally practical and willing to work outdoors, you could be the new team member at our waste transfer station and recycling processing plant at Ewelme, near Wallingford. As Plant Operative, you will join us full-time on a permanent contract and earn from £11.50-£12.20 per hour, depending on skill level, plus a host of great 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 Operative 
You will play a vital part in ensuring the facility runs smoothly. This is a varied job - you might go from transferring waste around the site and operating an excavator, to carrying out preventative plant maintenance or loading a container for onward shipping.

What we're looking for in you
- Ideally, experience of working in a transfer station and recycling processing plant
- You're qualified to operate mobile plant such as telehandlers, 360 excavators and loading shovels
- Reliability, good team work and safety-conscious.

Working hours: 07.30 to 16.30 Mon-Fri, plus alternate Saturday mornings, 07.00-11.30 - an average of 44.75 hours per week.

Interested in joining the Grundon success story as our Plant Operative? Click apply. No agencies please 

Please note: We don’t use closing dates, but 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 Operative on 05.09.22

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