General Operative/Non Ferrous

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Full Time
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Weekly paid contract
Attractive plus benefits
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North - North West (Liv)

Package Description

Minimum 45 hours per week Monday-Friday 7am-4.30pm

Saturday work will be classed as overtime

Pay rate £10.25ph - permanent weekly paid role

About our opportunity:

As a Non Ferrous Site Operative, you will develop a solid foundation of knowledge and expertise of what it takes to be at the forefront of recycling and sustainability, and you will be supported with training along the way.

If you have any type of experience in metal grading, operating a weighbridge, fork lift trucks or any other heavy mobile plant, we want you to apply.

What you will be doing:

.        Assisting customers and clients who come to the depot with non-ferrous metals

·        Thoroughly grading and weighing incoming materials to ensure quality is maintained.

·        Operating various types of mobile and static plant to unload, load, process and transport various materials on site.

·        Safely operating and be willing to learn the operation of various items of plant on site.

·        Conducting regular checks on machinery and work areas, reporting any problems.

·        Ensuring the company Health & Safety and environmental policies are strictly adhered to.

·        Monitoring all visiting suppliers – including PPE compliance.

·        Assisting depot management as required.

About you:


·        Can you work safely and effectively in a large industrial environment?

·        Do you have good communication and customer service skills?

·        Are you happy to undergo a financial and DBS background check, paid for by us?

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.

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.

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Due to the nature of the role, a financial and DBS background check is also required, at the employer’s expense.


EMR Group and its subsidiaries are committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer, and value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.