Material Handler Operative

Do you have proven experience operating a Material Handler within a production or waste management environment?

Masons Materials Recycling Facility, near Ipswich has undergone a complete rebuild. This will transform the plant's operations, whilst improving capacity and output quality. Targeting mixed fibre, news and pams, card, mixed plastic, HDPE, PET, steel and aluminium, a significant investment has been made in mechanical recovery equipment, including the introduction of optical sorters. The plant will also feature 11 conveyors, an additional trammel and two more balers to prepare material for its onward recycling and reprocessing journey.

Viridor are proud to be working in partnership with Suffolk County Council and the Suffolk Waste Partnership to ensure that recycling in the area is effective. The investment will also provide an upgrade to the Education Centre, where visitors, including school children, will continue to learn about recycling and how waste can be transformed and put back into the economy as a manufacturing resource.
We are now looking to recruit a Material Handler operator for our site that operates 24hrs, 5 days a week and the role could involve working shifts on a rota basis, working 45 hours per week.

The Role:

The Material Handler operator will ensure the safe and efficient loading of material into a hopper feeding the recyclable material into the plant. Assisting with the loading / unloading of bulker and RCV vehicles delivering material to the tipping hall under the direction of the production supervisor. You will liaise with the site shift and quality Supervisors and other relevant departments within Viridor to ensure the bale storage yard and despatch runs as effectively as possible.

The Material Handler operative will ensure the hopper is loaded efficiently and in a safe and controlled manner, including a level of quality control and that all occurences interupting operations are recorded formally.

The ideal Material Handler Operative:

 *Previous experience in a similar operational role or environment. *High concentration levels and attention to detail. *Safe and reliable approach. *Good knowledge of Material Handler machinery

Rewards and Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Material Handler operative, we can offer a Competitive salary plus excellent benefits, including pension, optional healthcare and a range of flexible benefits. 

If you want to work within 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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