08/10/2019 Energy & Utilities Jobs 2019-10-12T00:00:00+00:00
GBP 8.27ph

Recycling Operative – Veolia – Padworth, Berkshire

  • Sector: graduate opportunities, logistics transport supply chain
  • Salary: 8.27ph
Recycling Operative – Veolia – Padworth, Berkshire

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What you’ll do

You will be responsible for carrying out recycling operative tasks at our Padworth Materials

Recovery Facility. Other duties include:

  • Ensuring materials are separated to meet the required standards of the markets as directed

  • Picking individual materials off the sorting conveyor as directed

  • Ensuring the work area is kept in a clean and tidy condition

  • Completing any training required for the role

  • The above is a summary of the main tasks and responsibilities of the post, but further tasks and responsibilities may be required within the demands of the business

The experience you will need


  • Experience within the waste industry is a high advantage

  • Ability to communicate effectively within a team and with the general public

  • Work on own initiative as well as part of a team

  • Reliable, punctual and customer orientated

Benefits you will receive within this role are

  • Peoples Pension

  • Access to Veolia Rewards, benefits and discounts

  • Cycle to work scheme *national minimum wage dependent

  • Access to health benefits such as: Back in action & Simply Health cash plan

  • Employee Assistance Program – offers a variety of confidential services to help identify and address problems that impact the workplace

Where you’ll work

As a recycling operative for a Material Recovery facility that separates mixed recyclable material into several different waste streams, you will be based at the plant in West Berkshire as part of a small dedicated team within a large integrated waste contract.

Who is Veolia?

We are the UK leader in Environmental Solutions. We offer services and expertise in waste, water and energy management helping to build a more sustainable future. As a global organisation, our work focuses on delivering simple but innovative solutions to preserving natural resources, reducing pollution and protecting our environment.

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission is to ‘Resource the World’. Improving communities and protecting the environment are right at the heart of our business.

It takes more than just words and ambition to achieve this, it takes the daily efforts of thousands of people across the UK to bring it to life. Together our employees make our communities better. They are the resourcers, behind the resources.

Veolia is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants meeting the minimum criteria for the role will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender or gender expression, disability, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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