Jobs at Smiths

We have an extensive range of jobs at Smiths. A wide variety of opportunities waiting for the right candidate to fill. Vacancies at all of our depots across South Wales, Bristol and Gloucestershire.

Purchase Ledger Assistant

A full time position based at our Head Office in Eastington.

The successful candidate will be numerate with good attention to detail. An ability to work to deadlines is essential. The role will require the use of Excel and other computer packages and a need to liaise with others both within the company and from suppliers by email, telephone and face-to-face.

Assisting in all areas of the purchase ledger department but main responsibilities will include:

  • Registering invoices
  • Sorting delivery notes
  • Posting delivery notes
  • Coding invoices
  • Matching invoices to delivery notes
  • Issuing invoices to internal divisions for approval
  • Filing documents

Experience not essential as training will be given.

The Purchase Ledger Department is seen as a good foundation for work both elsewhere within the finance team and in the various operations divisions within the company.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: May 31, 2017

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Office Administrator- Skip Hire Division

Full-time office-based position in the Skip Hire office at our Tewkesbury depot.

Working hours 8.30am to 5.30pm weekdays and one Saturday morning (8am-12) on a rota basis.

This role will be within a busy environment and would suit an enthusiastic person with good computer skills, who works in an efficient and organised manner. The role is varied and you will be required to work as part of a team.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Receive incoming phone calls, emails and faxes for the ordering of skips and hook bins
  • Preparing reports as required
  • Liaise with various divisions within the company
  • Dealing with external customers
  • Provide administration assistance to all direct sales personnel within the Skip Hire division

A full job description will be issued on appointment.

Previous experience of working within a busy office environment would be advantageous.

Ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel is essential.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: April 30, 2017

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Road Sweeper Driver

We are looking for a full time road sweeper driver at our Moreton Valence Transfer Station near Gloucester to operate the sweeper on a private road.

The job involves keeping the roads in and around the site clean and tidy and emptying the contents of the road sweeper into the purposely built disposal point.

The successful candidate will be responsible for checking over the road sweeper prior to use each morning, recording and reporting any defects or faults to site management.

Road sweeper experience is advantageous as the vehicle is left hand drive but not essential as training will be provided.

Working hours are Monday to Friday between 7.00am and 5.00pm.

Closing Date: April 30, 2017

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Construction Office Administrator

Full-time office-based position at our Head Office in Eastington.

Working hours 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

This role will be within a busy environment and would suit an enthusiastic person with good computer skills, who works in an efficient and organised manner. The role is varied and you will be required to work both as part of a team as well as on your own initiative.

The successful candidate will have previous experience of working within an office environment essential. An understanding of the Construction industry would be beneficial.

Ability to use Outlook, Word and Excel is essential.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Taking telephone enquiries – log and distribute calls
  • Document control – updating of drawing tracking sheets
  • Manage hourly paid employees timesheets, holiday requests and absences
  • Filing, scanning and shredding of documents
  • Provide support to the Commercial, Estimating and Health & Safety team

Remuneration will depend on experience.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: April 30, 2017

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Plant Machinery Fitter

We require an experienced plant machinery fitter to join our well established team in our Plant Workshop.

As a plant fitter you will be responsible for:

  • Repair and maintenance of all types of heavy plant
  • Routine maintenance to minimise downtime on machinery
  • Inspections on an extensive fleet of machines of a variety of sizes

Salary dependant on experience.

Overtime available.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: April 30, 2017

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HGV Mechanic

We are looking for an experienced HGV Fitter to carry out routine maintenance and servicing on our large fleet of vehicles to MOT Standard.

A HGV Class 1 licence would be advantageous.

Full time position based in our Transport Workshop.

Hours of work will be between the core hours of 6am to 6pm, Monday to Friday. Saturday mornings may be required.

Rate will depend on experience and qualifications.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: April 30, 2017

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Workshop Labourer

This is a full time position based at our Eastington depot in the Plant and Transport Workshops.

This is a full-time role (Monday to Friday) and additional Saturday mornings may be required.

Duties will include the following:

  • Washing vehicles in preparation for MOT testing
  • Maintenance and cleanliness of the workshops
  • Cleaning equipment
  • Moving items in the workshop – some heavy lifting may be required
  • Assisting personnel with their day to day duties

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: April 30, 2017

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HGV Class 1 Driver

Waste Transport – Ejector Trailers, Walking Floors and Scrap Bulkers

Experience preferred but not essential. Training given.

Driver CPC required, good written and spoken English skills required for understanding of compliance and instructions given.

Positions available at  our Gloucester, Cardiff and Avonmouth/ Bristol Depots.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: April 30, 2017

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Demolition Site Supervisor

Experienced site supervisor required to manage a team which will include site set up, keeping site records, ordering and receiving plant and materials and adhering to health and safety rules.

Working primarily in the Gloucestershire area, though at times you may be required to work further afield so full driving license is required. Works transports will be provided.

Minimum 2 day SSSTS required. Other applicable certificates would be an advantage but not essential as additional training will be provided to the right candidate.

Must also be prepared to work as part of a gang if the site program requires it.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: April 30, 2017

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HGV Class 2 Drivers

Class 2 HGV drivers for our Trade Waste vehicles. Based out of our Waste Recycling Facility at Moreton Valence.

The successful candidate will hold a valid HGV licence and DCPC card.

Experience preferred but not essential as training will be given.

Good written and spoken English skills required for understanding of compliance and instructions given.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays

Closing Date: April 30, 2017

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