Waste & Recycling Operative

  • Up to £24,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday plus more
  • New Hythe, Tonbridge and Malling, Kent
  • Polypipe Building Services

Genuit, a FTSE 250 company, address the challenges caused by climate change and urbanisation by providing water, climate, and ventilation management solutions. We’re helping construction build better, by being the UK’s leading provider of sustainable water, climate and ventilation management solutions for the built environment. Sustainability is at the heart of how we run our business, ensuring we have the most talented, empowered, and diverse people focusing their talents on our innovation, recycling, carbon reduction and digitisation capabilities.

At Polypipe Building Services we help construction build better by helping our customers to create safe and sustainable mechanical services in commercial buildings. We will develop and deliver innovative services and products that challenge traditional construction methods, enhance the sustainability and resilience of our built environment and to show our customers there is a better way.

Our Aylesford, Kent site is currently looking for a Waste & Recycling Operative to join the Transport team. The role reports to the Logistics Controllers. This is a full-time position on a 40-hour working week, working patterns vary between 0600-1400, 1000-1800 and, 1200-2000.

Working as the Waste & Recycling Operative you will work in a team of two at the forefront of Polypipe Building Services’ waste reduction initiative where you will be responsible for reducing the business waste footprint through focused attention on recycling and reducing current waste streams.

Responsibilities will include sorting & feeding commercial waste into the appropriate machines or bins for disposal, alongside sorting handling equipment and returning useable examples back into the supply chain. Handling and processing of returned and end of use products will also be required.

The Waste & Recycling Operative will be responsible for the correct and safe loading and unloading of vehicles using MHE and the accurate completion of delivery and collection paperwork.

In addition, the successful applicant will be responsible for the H&S of all staff and visitors in the yard area, managing goods vehicle movements in the yard and minimising risk through very high standards of housekeeping and the monitoring & control of all activities carried out in the area.

Our ideal candidate will have the following knowledge, experience, skillset and behaviours:

·Awareness of Manual Handling Techniques

·MHE licence or willingness to train

·Flexible approach to working hours

·Banksman certificate or willingness to train

·Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·Ability to use own initiative

·Self motivated

·Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail

·Ability to prioritise a busy workload

·Excellent organisational skills


Polypipe Building Services are proud to have been awarded an Investors in People – Silver Award

We offer a fantastic culture with extensive employee benefits, *non contractual, such as

·25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays with future optional holiday trading scheme

·Pension scheme with life assurance

·Company sick pay

·Health Cash Plan with online rewards *

·SAYE Sharesave Scheme*

·Employee Counselling and Advice Line and Mental Health First Aiders*

·Salary Sacrifice Schemes – Tech Scheme and Cycle2Work*

·Corporate Discounts including gym membership, mobile phone and days out*

·Free on-site car parking and tea/coffee*

·On-site Occupational Health Adviser providing health screening and free flu jabs*

·Employee Appreciation, Attendance and Long Service Awards*

·Employee engagement initiatives such as dress-down Fridays, fundraising and CSR, monthly newsletter, social events such as xmas party and quiz nights, employee lottery plus more…

·Employee involvement groups such as Employee Forum

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