ELV Operative

Sims Metal
Closing date
11 Jun 2022
Seeking candidates interested in working in the recycling and environmental sustainability industry. This position is responsible for ensuring that all non-ferrous metals are processed efficiently, to maximise operational profitability and carry out all activities necessary to ensure the safe de-pollution of all vehicles that come into the depot for disposal. Working in Plymouth, the successful candidate will be part of a team working under the supervision of a knowledgeable and supportive Site Manager.

Key Responsibilities

* Contribute towards the efficient running of the operation.

* Ensure that high standards of housekeeping are maintained.

* Attend any training courses that the company proposes.

* Assist in the scheduling of inward and outward transport.

* Liaise with customers, drivers and contractors who visit the site.

* Ensure that all daily checks are carried out.

* Ensure vehicles are unloaded and stored in a safe and proper manner, in particular when using a Fork Lift Truck.

* Complete month end requirements accurately and efficiently.

* Ensure vehicle details are accurately recorded throughout de-pollution activities.

* Ensure all tyres, wheels and batteries are removed prior to de-pollution.

* Maintain the de-pollution rig, according to the rig maintenance schedule.

* Ensure the rig, tools and surrounding area are kept in a clean and tidy state at all times.

Key Skills/Competencies

* Exceptional organisational skills

* High level of attention to detail and accuracy

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable

* Integrity and confidentiality

* Strong written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to work under pressure


* A full driving licence to enable travel to other sites when necessary

* Previous experience of having worked in heavy industry

* FLT licence would be an advantage

* MSH licence would be an advantage

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