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.

Smith’s (Gloucester) Ltd. strive to ensure that we are an equal opportunities employer and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Multi skilled recycling operative – Gloucester

Job Description

Smiths Waste Management operate at bespoke waste transfer stations throughout the South West and South Wales. With centres in Moreton Valence, Tewkesbury, Bristol and Cardiff, Smiths is committed to recycling in our region.

Smiths Materials Recycling Facility at Moreton Valence, Gloucester processes waste products generated by the activities of our Divisions across the group. Aggregates, steel, soils as well as household and general waste from Smiths Skip Hire customers are just some of the materials processed in the facility and recycled where possible.

Smiths (Gloucester) Ltd are now looking for a Multi Skilled Operative to work within our Gloucester Depot.

Responsibilities will include:

  • To ensure that the health & safety procedures are complied with at all times.
  • Inspecting the inbound loads for conformity to product specification and customer / supplier requirements.
  • Ensuring product is stored accordingly in a safe and secure manner.
  • To perform general labouring duties on site.
  • To undertake training to operate fixed and mobile plant.
  • Processing all material efficiently and safely through the automatic balers.
  • To monitor and maintain housekeeping standards.
  • Inspecting the outgoing loads for conformity to product specification and customer / supplier requirements.
  • Control the operation and maintenance of all machinery and equipment in order to maximise effectiveness (once training has been completed).
  • Ensuring all vehicles are loaded and unloaded, in a safe and efficient manner;
  • To complete all relevant paperwork, including daily checks, defect reporting, production figures and required weight data.
  • Practical experience of operating machinery.
  • Good communication skills and be able to communicate appropriately at all levels and hand over effectively.
  • Working hours are between 7.00 am and 6.00 pm Monday to Friday, with the flexibility of Saturday cover 7.00 am and 1.00 pm when required.
  • Experience preferred but not essential as training will be given.

Benefits:

  • Life Assurance Scheme (2 times salary)
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • 6 monthly boot allowance
  • Corporate gym membership discount
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Complimentary PPE
  • Supportive of a friendly team operating as part of a family run business
  • Free on-site parking
  • Eye test allowance
  • Supported training
  • Opportunity to progress

Closing Date: March 31, 2020

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Site Supervisor – Waste Depot

Job Description

Smiths Waste Management operate at bespoke waste transfer stations throughout the South West and South Wales. With centres in Moreton Valence, Tewkesbury, Bristol and Cardiff, Smiths is committed to recycling in our region. Smiths Materials Recycling Facility at Moreton Valence in Gloucestershire processes all the waste products generated by the activities of our Divisions across the group. From aggregates, steel and soils generated by Demolition projects, to household and general waste from Smiths Skip Hire customers, our vehicles transport to the facility. The state-of-the art machinery and equipment at the site sorts and bales the waste into product that we can return to the supply chain.

Our Waste Management Division are now looking for a site supervisor to strengthen the team within their busy recycling plant in Moreton Valence Transfer Station near Gloucester.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • The candidate would be required to manage a team which will include site set up, keeping site records, ordering and receiving plant and materials and adhering to and enforcing health and safety rules.
  • To carry out some administrative duties using site computer to input plant defects and communicate with contractors/suppliers via phone and e-mail.
  • Maintain and continually review all processes and systems currently in place and to assist with any proposals for improvements required.
  • Working primarily in the Gloucester Depot, though at times you may be required to work further afield within other depots within the division so a full driving license would be required.

Qualifications and Skills

Plant equipment and supervisory training certificates whether in construction or waste management would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided to the right candidate.

This position is a varied role so would suit a keen enthusiastic individual with a can do attitude but must also be prepared to work as part of a team if the site programme requires it.

Benefits

  • Work place pension
  • Life Insurance scheme
  • Vehicle provided
  • On site parking
  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays
  • Corporate gym membership discount

Closing Date: March 31, 2020

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