Machine / Plant Operator (Recycling)

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Job Title: Machine Operator

Location: Ridham, Sittingbourne, Kent

Salary: £14.00 per hr (dependant connected experience) positive monthly KPI bonus

Job type: Permanent, Full-time (55 hours per week connected a rota ground Monday - Sunday)

Countrystyle is simply a dynamic, privately owned assets absorption and discarded recycling business. With a way grounds of spotting opportunities, knowing the marketplace and driving innovative solutions, we present a reliable work which reduces the interaction connected the situation of our clients' waste, whilst creating cost-effective and reliable discarded absorption outcomes which promote a greener concern acumen.

Main occupation functions

To run Fixed and Mobile Plant to process recyclable materials to guarantee simplification of discarded to landfill astatine each times.

Note: successful summation to these functions, employees are required to transportation retired specified different duties arsenic whitethorn reasonably beryllium required.

Main duties

  • Operate due machinery and plant, arsenic required, to support the harmless and businesslike cognition of the tract astatine each times.
  • Ensure that works and machinery is maintained to required standards, including regular & play checks, refuelling, lubrication and greasing, and that defects and breakdowns are promptly recorded and reported.
  • Maintain a harmless moving situation passim your activities, including keeping moving country tidy and entree to walkways and exigency exits clear.
  • Ensure due information instrumentality and PPE is utilized astatine each times.
  • Checking of incoming loads, ensuring compliance with tract licence and permitted discarded types.
  • Immediately report: immoderate contamination oregon non-conforming wastes delivered to site; accidents, incidents, and adjacent misses; biology hazards; wellness & information breaches to the Supervisor oregon due Manager.
  • Undertake immoderate grooming indispensable to execute different tasks including the cognition of different works and instrumentality and/or supervisory duties.
  • Complete Manual Handling activities to assistance successful discarded absorption activities.
  • Assist different operatives upon petition and erstwhile authorised by your Supervisor.
  • Carry retired different operational duties wherever indispensable for concern continuity.
  • Staff person a work to instrumentality attraction of their ain wellness and information and that of others who whitethorn beryllium affected by their actions astatine work.
  • Staff indispensable co-operate, study unsafe conditions and comply with the institution absorption systems and harmless systems of enactment arsenic good arsenic co-workers to assistance everyone conscionable their ineligible requirements.

The supra database is not exhaustive and the station holder volition beryllium required to undertake specified tasks arsenic whitethorn reasonably beryllium expected wrong the scope and grading of the station and training/abilities of the station holder. Job descriptions are regularly reviewed to guarantee they are an close practice of the post.

Person specification



  • Good Communication
  • Ability to run and power equipment
  • Time and Priority Management
  • Ability to enactment successful a accelerated paced, engaged environment


  • Problem Solving



  • Previous acquisition operating works specified arsenic loading shovels, telehandlers, teletrucks, baler and clamps and 360 wheeled materials handler


  • Experience successful the Waste Industry
  • Experience with Shredders, Shovels, wheeled and tracked 360's, telehandler, clamp trucks, scissor lift/ cherry picker.



  • Tickets for mobile and/or fixed plant.



  • Pay attraction to detail
  • Ability to enactment unsocial oregon successful a team
  • Positive Attitude


  • Ability to program ain work


  • Company Pension
  • Company events
  • On tract parking
  • Cycle to enactment scheme
  • Wellness programme
  • Investment successful vocation development
  • 28 days vacation including slope holidays
  • Bank Holiday moving bonus
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Please click connected the APPLY fastener to nonstop your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Overseas candidates volition NOT beryllium considered for this role. We are not sponsoring Visa's astatine this time, truthful delight refrain from applying unless eligible to enactment successful the UK.

Candidates with the applicable acquisition oregon occupation rubric of: Machine Operator, Manufacturing Operative, Manufacturing Engineer, Junior Production Operative, Production Technician, Junior Service Engineer, Graduate Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Technician, Junior Electrical Technician, Trainee Repair Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Machine Operator, Machine Technician, Machine Operative whitethorn besides beryllium considered for this role.