Overview of the role:

The role will be based at Cardiff.

WARD are currently recruiting for an experienced Crane Operator to join our team in Cardiff. You will be part of a hardworking team of Ward employees who support in the recycling of over half a million tonnes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals each year. Reporting to your Line Manager, you will carry out a range of duties across the site.

Hours and location

We have day, evening and night shifts available. Please note that occasional weekend work may be required. Overtime will be paid at a higher rate and there is a competitive night shift allowance as part of this package as well as a Bonus Scheme.

The Role:

We are looking for experienced Crane Drivers/Material Re-Handlers to join our new team at our new material recycling facility in Cardiff. You will be part of a hardworking team of Ward employees who support in the recycling of over half a million tonnes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals each year. Reporting to the Site Manager, you will carry out associated duties with loading vessels ready for shipment around the world.

Requirements:

The successful candidates will have experience working as a Crane Driver/Material Re-Handler. They will be self motivated, hardworking, team players who are able to work occasional weekends as required.

  • Operate crane and other equipment in a safe, competent manner
  • Monitor materials and report and non-acceptable material items
  • Reform material pile to ensure most effective grab volume
  • Maintain clean and safe work environment

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme
  • Access to Re-WARD Benefits Platform – Leisure, shopping, retail and holiday discounts, discounted gym membership, and lots more!
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Company Pension
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

About Us: 

Today Ward Recycling has an annual turnover in excess of £400m, employs over 450 people and operates a fleet of over 120 vehicles. The company is now managed by third and fourth generation family members who continue their commitment to developing waste management and recycling techniques, saving their customers money and helping them to meet and exceed their recycling targets. As a modern business, Ward are aiming to be a positive force in the world. We believe that if we treat our customers, partners, staff and neighbours with respect and dignity, we will succeed in both our business and sustainability goals. As a waste management and resource recycling specialist, the environment is close to our hearts.

We are committed to delivering market-leading performance on key environmental issues in our business, with our customers, our supply chain, and our end consumers.

Do you want to be part of a fast-growing company with a sense of purpose, committed to developing waste management and recycling techniques with an environmental conscience?

Please send your CV along with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role to Katie Brown, HR Manager: [email protected]

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