Fridge Plant Operative


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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Full Time
Contract Details:
Weekly paid contract
Attractive plus benefits
Working Hours:
Closing Date:
Job Category:
South - Shredders

Package Description

£10.86 + 19.64% shift premium

Shift pattern - 4 on 4 off

4 days 7am-7pm, 4 OFF, 4 nights 7pm-7am, 4 OFF.

This shift pattern will include weekends and bank holidays (except for Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years Day)


About our opportunity:

As a Fridge Plant Recycling 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.

What you will be doing:


  • Unloading, loading, processing and transporting various materials on site.
  • Degassing the fridges and removing parts i.e cables, compressor in preparation for the shredder process.
  • Assisting customers and clients who come to the depot.
  • 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?
  • Are you happy to work on a 4 on 4 off rota to include weekends and bank holidays?
  • Are you organised adaptable to meet business priorities?
  • Are you comfortable working outside?
  • Do you have a ‘can do’ attitude?
  • FLT Counterbalance would be an advantage


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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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.