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Metal Quality Inspector

Job Reference emr/TP/4441/1422

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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Weekly paid contract
Attractive hourly rate plus benefits.
Working Hours:
Closing Date:
Job Category:
North - North West (Liv)

Package Description

Attractive pay rates from £11ph plus great benefits such as:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 24 days annual leave plus bank holidays and 25 in 2023,   plus each year you will have the option to buy and sell leave
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Support to include Life Assurance and critical illness pay
  • 24/7 Colleague Assistance Programme and Financial Wellbeing Support – access to affordable loans, savings accounts, advanced earned pay, and financial education via salary finance
  • Online savings- major retailers, utilities, entertainment plus many more


About our opportunity:

Are you looking to have a sustainable career? Whilst truly making the world better, fairer and greener for the next generation.

You will be a true hero in the eyes of future generations to come.  By playing a key part in our bold commitment to transform our business into a provider of net zero carbon sustainable materials by 2040. You truly will be making the world a be a better place to live for the next generation.

This role is bursting with opportunity for the right person. Our Metal Quality Inspectors are the people on the ground who keep traffic in and out of the depot flowing smoothly and safely and ensure we deliver the best customer service. Without their keen eye for detail, organisational and problem solving skills, our depots wouldn't be the successes they are today.

As a Metal Quality Inspector, you will further develop your knowledge and expertise of what it takes to be at the forefront of recycling and sustainability. You will also be able to build on and expand your current skills by taking that next step in your career.

What you will be doing:

​You will manage all vehicles entering and exiting the depot, liaising with customers and other team members to keep a steady flow of traffic moving within the depot.

You will act as first point of contact for customers to resolve any issues/problems, developing and maintaining professional relationships.

You will compile reports and update EMR's database plus accurately grading incoming and outgoing scrap deliveries to agreed EMR standards.

You will assist in Identifying and separating non-conforming materials, recording and documenting evidence, and applying the associated penalties.

You will provide assistance in hand sorting and separating different metal types and grades into the relevant bays, bales or containers. Plus a lot more! you won't get bored.


About you:

If you are comfortable working outdoors and have a can do attitude, then we want to hear from you.

Who we are?

European Metal Recycling is a global leader in sustainable materials with physical operations in the UK, USA, Germany and the Netherlands. Our core business is the recycling of metal and plastics from a range of public, commercial and industrial waste streams. Our recycling activities generate around 10 million tonnes of sustainable materials every year, saving over 10 million tonnes of CO2.

Our mission is to have great people serving our customers with dependable recycling solutions. EMR is still privately owned, with family values at its core. It’s a place where we care about our people, our customers, our workplace and our communities. We offer diverse and exciting career opportunities where individuals can make a difference and are recognised and rewarded for their hard work.

Find out more about us at  

It goes without saying that you will need the correct licences or certificates for a variety of our roles.

However, at EMR we value the way we do things as much as the delivery. We call our expectations our Behaviours. They align with our Values of We Care and We Do, and they apply across all levels and roles in the business.

​We Care

- Integrity – you are Respectful and Honest

- Trust – you are Collaborative and Authentic

We Do

- Accountable – you are Determined and Responsible

- Innovative – you have a Growth Mind-set and you are Progressive

If we all carry out our roles in line with these Behaviours, we will achieve success as One Team. If you embody our Behaviours, we want to hear from you!