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Job Reference emr/TP/4097/1507

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Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Weekly paid contract
Attractive plus benefits
Working Hours:
Closing Date:
Job Category:
North - Yorks East Mids

Package Description

Attractive hourly pay 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.

Working as a key maintenance team member you will operate to ensure that the plant is  running at an optimum level, minimising downtown and achieving all internal maintenance demands, in an effective and timely manner.

What you will be doing:

Our maintenance team members are significant to our depots, without their knowledge and experience, we could come to a standstill.

You would be carrying out effective MIG and MMA (STICK) welding, ensuring machinery and services are maintained. Your role would also involve conducting checks on the machinery & equipment, reporting on fault repairs and liaising with different departments.

About you:

You will have worked in a manufacturing or processing industry; and have experience of planned preventative maintenance on major plant and equipment.

You'll also have;

Knowledge of the properties and characteristics of metals used for cutting, welding and forming objects and of various welding fluxes and rods

Operational knowledge of manufacturing and welding applying TIG and MMA (STICK)

Knowledge of safety precautions related to occupational hazards, procedures and practices of the trade

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!