Plant Operative

Are you an experienced Plant Operative looking to take on a new challenge?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We now have an excellent opportunity for a Plant Operative to join our Walpole Anaerobic Digestion (AD) Plant based in Walpole, Bridgwater.

The Plant Operative Role:

Joining our team as a Plant Operative, you will carry out a variety of manual, machine and computer operating duties relating to the AD plant, principally the reception of and processing of food waste delivered into the unit.

This role will involve safely and competently operating mobile and static plant equipment, including cleaning and assisting with maintenance activities.  You will also ensure that all plant machinery and equipment across the site is in a safe and legal condition for work; notifying the site management of any defects.

The Plant Operative will assist the site management in the prompt response to plant breakdowns; including out of hours and emergency attendance. You'll also assist the engineering team with the maintenance of the plant.

The ideal Plant Operative:

 *CPCS qualification or equivalent for telehandler operation *Knowledge and experience of mobile plant operation, maintenance and daily check requirements *Resilient, self-motivated and practical *Experience and knowledge of the waste industry is preferred *Full UK Driving Licence

Rewards & Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Plant Operative, we can offer a competitive salary plus excellent benefits, including:

 *A free helpline for health, legal or personal issues available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. *Free eye tests and prescription and safety eyewear where required. *A contributory pension scheme - helping you plan for later in life *Optional contributory healthcare *Payroll giving (charity donations from salary deducted before tax) and cycle to work schemes are all available through Viridor Extras, Discounts on local gym membership and some of the biggest retail brands

If you want to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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