Plant Operative - 4 on 4 off Nights

Date 17/11/22

Location Colnbrook, near Slough

Do you have experience of operating machinery and mobile plant, including loading shovels, 360 excavators and forklift trucks? Are you naturally practical, and willing to work outdoors? Does working nights on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern suit you? As Plant Operative at Grundon's busy recycling facility at Colnbrook, near Heathrow, you will join a committed team on a permanent contract and earn £11.55-£12.30 per hour (plus shift allowance), 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 
Our Materials Recovery Facilities (MRFs) are plants where materials like paper, cardboard, cans and bottles are separated and sorted from tipped waste, baled and sent on to be recycled. 

It's a varied role: you might go from sweeping one minute to operating an excavator the next, to clearing a blockage that would cause downtime, or loading a shipping container with bales of recovered paper. 

What we're looking for in our Plant Operative 
- Competent and qualified at operating mobile plant – forklift, loading shovel, 360 excavator.
- A basic understanding of the waste industry, ideally with experience in a recycling processing plant/baler operations.
- Good timekeeping, attendance and teamwork. 

Working hours: Average working week is 40.36 hours on a shift system of 4 nights on followed by 4 nights off. Your normal shift will be 12 hours, 18.00-06.00  

Grow with Grundon
Grundon is a leading, long-established and award-winning waste management, environmental and quarrying company that develops and invests in the people that work for us. This is a fantastic opportunity to join our success story as Plant Operative and strengthen our team. 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 17.11.22

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