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Recycling Operative (Depollution)

Job Title: Recycling Operative (Depollution)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erith
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: RL1636
Job Published: May 13, 2019 12:49

Job Description

Contract Type:
Full time
Job Type:
Recycling Operations
8:00am to 5:00pm (Mondays to Thursdays) and 8:00am to 4:30pm (Fridays)
We are a triple Queen’s Award-winning commercial recycler with over forty years’ experience in the recycling and waste management industry. Our commercial services support our social welfare charity, which helps vulnerable people to work their way back to independent living.

As an industry leader, we pride ourselves on the quality service, efficiency and innovation at the heart of all our departments. We aim to deliver innovative solutions and big savings to our customers while maintaining our community focus and family business feel.

Due to the recent expansion of our De-Pollution Department, we have several vacancies available.

Job title

Recycling Operative (Depollution)


Site Manager, Operations Director



Brief description

De-Pollution of End of Life Vehicles (ELV’s)

Duties and


Ensure ELV’s are booked in correctly using equipment provided.
Ensure all ELV’s are fully de-polluted as per DEFRA guidelines and safe systems of work.
Ensure all environmental regulations are adhered to such as storage of hazardous substances and batteries etc.
Ensure safe operation of machinery and plant as per safe systems of work.
Ensuring that all recyclable materials are removed and stored correctly.
Report any problems to the Site Manager as soon as they arise.
Observe all health and safety requirements as directed.
Maintain tidiness and cleanliness at all times as directed.
Perform other duties such as yard operations as directed.
Inform management immediately of any defects that may cause any item of equipment to be unsafe
Meet targets relating to number of ELV’s depolluted
Ensure FLT daily check sheets are completed
Ensure that batteries are removed from vehicles
Any other duties as directed by the Site Manager
Person Specification

Ability to work individually and as part of a team.
Determination, resilience and flexibility
Positive attitude and ideas that add value
Enjoy working outside
Experience or interest in working on vehicles preferred but not essential
Own transport may be required due to location of site
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age

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