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.

Business Development Executive

This is a full time role and reports to the Sales Manager – Skip Hire and Waste Management Division. The position is based out of our Tewkesbury depot but will focus on waste management sales in Worcestershire and the surrounding areas.

Main responsibilities include: 

  • To identify potential sales opportunities and timely close those opportunities to become actual sales.
  • Effective daily use of appropriate company Information Systems and databases to include the completion of monthly sales report for submission to the Sales Manager.
  • Implement new ideas and methods and continue to seek ways of both improving contribution to the goals of the organisation and enhancing the reputation of the company.
  • Liaise with clients to ensure the highest possible customer care satisfaction and complete all relevant inspections and documentation.

 

The successful candidate will hold a full UK driving license. Works transport will be provided.

Salary dependent on experience.

 

Benefits include:

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

 

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

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Metal Sorting Operative

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd operates a ferrous & non ferrous recycling facility at their Moreton Valence depot in Gloucester. It is a fully licensed and an accredited ELV Treatment Facility.

 

We now require an non ferrous metals sorting operative to join our growing team.

Duties will include sorting and grading of materials.

Remuneration dependent on experience.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

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Material Handler Operator

We require a wheeled material handler operator to assist within the scrap metal department. Based our at Waste Transfer Station at Moreton Valence the hours of work will be 7am – 5pm, Monday to Friday. Some additional hours may be required.

Duties will mostly include loading vehicles and sorting materials ready for shearing.

Remuneration dependent on experience.

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension scheme
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

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HGV Class 2 Driver

Class 2 HGV drivers required to join our growing team. Based out of our Waste Recycling Facilities at Moreton Valence or Tewkesbury.

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
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

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Construction Site Manager/Site Supervisor

We are seeking a full-time Site Manager/Site Supervisor to join our family-run company, offering a complete service to the construction industry.

We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated and confident individual who can fulfil the role as a Site Manager/Site Supervisor with the ability to manage and control site activities, facilities and budget. This vacancy is suitable for an applicant with experience of managing sub-contractors and suppliers to ensure performance respect to the programme, specification, quality and other relevant requirements of the project. You must have the ability to quickly establish and maintain good working relationships with the client, their staff and professional team with regards to the successful implementation of current and future projects.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Completing all related paperwork
  • Ensuring health and safety is maintained on site
  • Attending and scheduling meetings
  • Giving progress reports
  • Reporting to a Contracts Manager
  • Managing subcontractors and permanent members of staff on site
  • Liaising with and develop strong relationships with clients

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience within the construction industry/a similar role
  • Maintenance/Tradesman experience
  • Experience of working within the commercial sectors
  • Hold CSCS card (black/platinum) or higher CITB 5-day Site Managers Course (SMSTS) or relevant SMSTS qualification

Benefits include:

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Competitive salary package
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

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Mobile 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
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: August 31, 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
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

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Recycling Operative/ Labourer

Our Waste Management Division are looking for sort line operatives for a busy recycling plant at our Moreton Valence Transfer Station near Gloucester.

The role involves picking recyclable items off of a conveyor belt for further recycling (wood, cardboard, plastic, film etc.) and also other general labouring duties on site.

You will be expected to work within a team, taking direction from a site supervisor and be familiar with health and safety rules.

Benefits include:

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

Closing Date: August 31, 2017

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