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Weighbridge Administrator

Job Reference emr/TP/3245/1698

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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Weekly paid contract
Attractive hourly rate plus benefits.
Closing Date:
Job Category:
North - Yorks East Mids

Package Description

Attractive salary 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 currently clock watching? Struggling for things to do to pass the time in your role. Then it sounds like you’re ready for a new challenge!

Not only will you learn all aspects around our industry and how we operate as a business.  You will also be challenged as a Weighbridge Administrator to learn the gradings and pricing of materials, and as these prices change on a day to day basis- its not easy!

Once you’ve met your challenge, you will become the fountain of knowledge of metal and this will give you the platform you need to succeed in your sustainable career.

What you will be doing:

You will be the first person our customers engage with when entering the depot, and the last person they see on the way out- so you truly do have an impact on our customers overall experience.

Your customer service experience will help you adapt to all situations, whether you’re dealing with a high rated customer or even helping a little old lady who needs advice on getting rid of her scrap. No two days are the same, working in a very fast paced environment whilst dealing

Alongside providing amazing customer experience for our customers, there’s plenty of other activities to keep you busy- so no need for clock watching. You will be wishing for more hours in the day. Activities such as recording, calculating and producing weighbridge tickets, ensuring a steady flow of traffic moving within the depot and carrying out necessary admin work.

As a Weighbridge Administrator, you are also seen as the General Managers ‘right hand person’.

As you will organise and manage a diverse range responsibilities to help support with the smooth running of the depots operation.

About you:

So if you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment where no two days are the same. You have excellent communication skills and a genuine passion to deliver a world-class service to all customers. Then this position could be perfect for 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!