Machine Operator

Posted 4 April by Spire
A successful and widely recognised company operating as an Infrastructure and Support Services business operating in the biomass energy, railway maintenance and aviation sectors as well as having investments in a property and logistics portfolio are currently looking to recruit a Machine Operator based in Tilbury.

The successful applicant will be rewarded with an annual salary of £28,300 and a benefits package including: company pension scheme and uniform.

The Role:

  • To operate and maintain various wood processing equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • To exercise caution at all times and report any accidents or incidents immediately to site management
  • To co-operate with management to maximise site processing capabilities
  • To work as a fully engaged and flexible member of a small operating team
  • To work shift patterns that could be subject to change depending upon the business need

What will I be responsible for?

  • Operating a variety of machinery in a safe and efficient manner (only machinery that you have been fully trained and signed off to operate)
  • Use all appropriate PPE (supplied and required training provided)
  • Report any accidents or incidents immediately to your team leader or site management
  • Report any machinery defects or issues immediately to your team leader or site management
  • Ensure machinery is maintained as per the manufacturer’s recommendations
  • Always be aware of the sites environmental responsibilities (training will be provided)
  • Abide by all company procedures, policies and protocols
  • Attend training courses as required
  • Maintain your working area to a high standard
  • Always conduct yourself in a courteous and professional manner
  • Carry out additional tasks as reasonably requested

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the following:

Core experience

  • At least 3 years’ experience within the waste industry as a machine operator
  • Safety minded at all times
  • Honest and reliable
  • Willing to work as part of a team
  • Able to understand written and verbal instruction
  • Good time keeping

Desirable experience

  • Experience ideally gained within the waste wood sector
  • Experience of operating a wide variety of machinery
  • A willingness to adapt to change in a fast-paced industry
  • A flexible approach to work schedules

Core Qualifications

  • Machinery Operator Certificated
  • A command of written English

Desirable Qualifications

A recognised industry approved operator certificate. i.e. (CITB)

How to apply:

All applications should be made by sending an up to date CV and covering letter to the email address on this job board.

The Company:

Quality, service, performance and sustainability are key values inherent to this UK Superbrand, which also counts exemplary employment and environmental practices among its core principles.

Consequently, this brand has been recognised as a Business Superbrand for nine consecutive years. With more than 1000 employees across five divisions, the people are at the heart of the business and the key to its successful growth.

Application questions

Experience within the waste industry as a machine operator?
Machinery Operator Certificated?
A recognised industry approved operator certificate. i.e. CITB?
Experience of operating a wide variety of machinery?

Reference: 34820981

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