Waste Operative

Waste Operative

Closing date: 02 Mar 18
Salary: £8.62 per hour
Location: Newbury
HR Contact: HR Team

We have an exciting Permanent opportunity for a Waste Operative to join our team in Thatcham. You will control and handle all waste streams on site, segregate all recyclable materials into appropriate waste streams.

Ensure you area of work is kept clean and tidy and to report any H&S issues to the Line Manager immediately.

At English Provender Company, every person counts in our mission of making food special. With over 800 products produced in our factory, we rely on the creativity, agility, respect and excellence of each of our team members.

You must be able to work Mon-Fri 3pm -11pm and as for the weekend, it will be O/T which is as and when required. The weekend shift could be either be 6am – 2pm or 2pm – 10pm.

We offer fantastic company benefits, these include the following:

  • 37.5 hour contract
  • £8.62 per hour, AM/PM shift
  • Structured training program which can lead to opportunities to develop into skilled roles within the factory
  • Excellent development and career opportunities
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays) increasing with years of service.
  • Pension and Life Assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Access to healthcare cash plan
  • Free samples

As a Waste Operative you will:

  • Prepare, operate and maintain plant and equipment for the processing of recyclables and other materials
  • Prepare compactors for collection by waste company
  • Ensure recyclables are handled and stored safely, in the correct manner, using the correct equipment, prior to collection
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability for effective team work, communication and co-operation with other internal departments
  • Promote continuous improvement and take a vigilant approach to identifying and solving problems following a logical thought process
  • All waste to be handled in a hygienic manner
  • Cleanliness and tidiness of waste area, machinery and car parks
  • Management of bins and recycling receptacles

As a Waste Operative you should be proficient in the operation of machines including:

Compactorsb. Balersc. Drum Crusherd. Jet Washere. Powered Pallet Trucksf. Fork Lift Truck

In line with the Immigration, Nationality and Asylum Act, all applicants will be expected to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK if invited to interview.

English Provender Company recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and we therefore welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community.


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© English Provender Company Ltd. 2018

English Provender Company Ltd,
Registered in England: no 2593588

Registered office at:
Cunard Building
Water Street
Liverpool L3 1EL rrr

T. 01635 528800