Feedstock Technicians (Goods in) Avonmouth, Bristol

Job title: Feedstock Technicians (Goods in)

Company: Viridor

Job description: Our People Are Our Greatest Resource

Salary circa £22,500 per annum

At Viridor, we’re one of the UK’s leading recycling, renewable energy, and waste management companies. We put waste into action, transforming it into high-quality recyclables, raw materials, and energy, and are at the forefront of the UK’s green economy. We’re undergoing rapid change and development which provides opportunities for those who are seeking a role to make their mark and drive forward a best in class performance.

We are currently commissioning our Polymer Recycling Plant in Avonmouth near Bristol and we are looking for Feedstock Quality Technicians to join our new day team, working on average 38.5 hours per week, on a 4 days on, 4 days off rota, with a 12 hour working day.

The purpose of this role is to determine the quality of incoming waste plastics, in order for the Production team to begin the next step in the process. As a Feedstock Quality Technician, you will undertake the sampling, inspection, and analysis of incoming waste plastics for grading within a working feedstock/delivery yard environment. These tasks will be conducted in accordance with company methods and health and safety standards, whilst ensuring that all results are recorded accurately in our electronic databases.

Reporting to the shift Quality Supervisor, you will work with the wider team to ensure production requirements are met and be a motivated self-starter with a keen eye for detail. There may also be opportunities to support the Quality Laboratory Technicians in testing the end product, as well as the potential for further development. As part of this role, there may be a requirement to operate a Fork Lift Truck and full training will be given if necessary.

We welcome applications from candidates who have:

  • Knowledge of Health and Safety
  • Goods in / Goods out experience in a warehouse, food or other goods in / goods out environment
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • IT skills including the use of the Microsoft applications, such as Teams, Outlook, Excel
  • Mobile plant experience would be beneficial, but not essential.

At Viridor, we invest in our people to reward them for their hard work. That’s why we have a host of company benefits available to you when you join, including an enhanced pension scheme where we match up to 7% of your earnings, depending on how much you put in. We also offer free eye tests and safety eyewear where needed, as well as a whole range of cinema and retail discounts across stores, hotels, and holidays. To keep you fit and healthy, you’ll have access to discounted gym memberships, a Cycle to Work scheme, and our range of health plans with Simply Health. To protect your wellbeing, we also have a 24/7 employee helpline offering emotional support and advice.

To view the role profile which outlines the person specification and full list of responsibilities, please

Expected salary: £22500 per year

Location: Avonmouth, Bristol

Job date: Thu, 02 Sep 2021 04:38:16 GMT

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