Yard Operative - Avonmouth Rec

Date: 18-Jun-2022

Location: Avonmouth, Avonmouth, GB, BS11 9AF

Company: simsmetalm

Sims Metals (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling. With facilities across the globe, Sims plays an intrinsic role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. As a responsible corporate citizen, we continuously seek new ways to broaden our participation in the environmental sector, ensuring that our future is as bright, safe, and secure as at any time in our long history.

 

Sims is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of all of our employees, and we are committed to creating a working environment that is built on a foundation of respect and inclusion where everyone can contribute, advance on merit, and realize their full potential.

 

Seeking candidates interested in working in the recycling and environmental sustainability industry. This position is responsible for ensuring that all metals are processed efficiently to maximise operational profitability. Working in Avonmouth, the successful candidate will be part of a team working under the supervision of a knowledgeable and supportive Site Manager. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • To be responsible for Health and Safety under the SimsMMway Safety vision, Principles and Policy
  • To contribute towards the efficient running of the operation
  • Ensure that material meets the specifications required as directed by the Site Manager
  • To ensure daily checks are completed
  • Operational use of Mobile Plant duties when required
  • To assist with Banksman Duties when required
  • To co-ordinate with other site operatives to ensure the correct processing of all material
  • To ensure their working area is kept in a clean and state at all times
  • Undertake as requested to learn all aspects of the yard
  • Once trained ensure the safe de-pollution of all vehicles that come into the depot for disposal

 

Key Skills/Competencies

  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills [List skills here]

 

Qualifications

  • Proven track record of having worked in a team
  • Sound knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Fork lift and Material Scrap Handler licences would be an advantage
  • Knowledge of metals grades an advantage
  • Knowledge of ELV would be an advantage

 

With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career. We are committed to the ecologically sound and sustainable use of resources and strive to operate in a manner that minimizes waste and protects the environment.

 

A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world’s safest and most responsible recycling company. Our people achieve this by creating a zero-harm workplace, being exemplary members of the communities in which we operate, and being responsible stewards of the environment. We also offer competitive pay and a range of attractive benefits.

 

Find Out More…

Please visit www.simsltd.com for more information on Sims and its commitment to sustainability.

SIMS LIMITED IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE VALUE THE DIVERSITY OF ALL OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKING ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE, ADVANCE ON MERIT, AND REALISE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. SIMS LIMITED DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, GENDER REASSIGNMENT, BEING MARRIED OR IN A CIVIL PARTNERSHIP, BEING PREGNANT OR ON MATERNITY LEAVE, DISABILITY, RACE INCLUDING COLOUR, NATIONALITY, ETHNIC OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION OR BELIEF, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR ANY OTHER BASIS COVERED BY APPROPRIATE LAW. ALL EMPLOYMENT IS DECIDED ON THE BASIS OF QUALIFICATIONS, MERIT, AND BUSINESS NEED.