Auxiliary Plant Operator
Avonmouth, GB
5d ago

Viridor is one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy

and waste management companies. We put waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials, and energy.

We are at the forefront of the UK’s green economy, and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world’s resources new life.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our site in Avonmouth, Bristol for an Auxiliary Plant Operative to join our team, working 40 hours a week.

Energy Recovery Facilities are vital in supporting the UK’s ambition to reduce waste in an efficient and effective manner, helping to reduce the impact of waste on climate change.

After reducing, reusing, and recycling as much as possible, our Energy Recovery Facilities (ERFs) provide the infrastructure to efficiently recover energy from residual waste, meaning landfill becomes the last resort.

The Auxiliary Plant Operator (APO) will work on a shift rotation to carry out operational activities within the Mechanical, Biological Treatment (MBT) Plant.

A key element of this role is ensuring all operational activities are carried out in a safe, professional, economical, and timely manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Under the direction of the Assistant Shift Team Leader, you will efficiently operate the day to day running of the plant, with a focus on maximising plant availability.

You will also assist the Shift Team with the operation of plant whilst maintaining all company standards and ensuring legal compliance.

Our ideal Auxiliary Plant Operator will have :

  • An understanding of process / factory machinery.
  • Ability to use sensory skills to monitor the running of machinery.
  • Previous experience working within a process, production, or manufacturing environment.
  • A proven track record of high performance in a similar industry.
  • Full UK driving licence.
  • At Viridor, we invest in our people to reward them for their hard work. That’s why we have a host of company benefits available to you when you join, including an enhanced pension scheme where we match up to 7% of your earnings, depending on how much you put in.

    We also offer free eye tests and safety eyewear where needed, as well as a whole range of cinema and retail discounts across stores, hotels and holidays.

    To keep you fit and healthy, you’ll have access to discounted gym memberships, a Cycle to Work scheme and our range of health plans with Simply Health.

    To protect your wellbeing, we also have a 24 / 7 employee helpline offering emotional support and advice.

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