Overview of the role:

Hours and location:  40 hours per week, Mondays – Fridays.

The role will be based at Griffon Road, Ilkeston. £24,000 – £26,000 per annum.

WARD offer metal & waste recycling to homes and businesses throughout the UK – from skip hire and car recycling through to nationwide projects.

You would be a key member of our administration team providing operational and administrative support to the Non-Ferrous function. The role will include coordinating UK deliveries, raising purchase orders, reporting on, and analysing information, and formatting internal and external communications, as well as general administrative support to the Non-Ferrous function.

Key Responsibilities:

This role will include various tasks, some of which include:

  • Managing the booking process for exports
  • Coordinating deliveries
  • Raising contracts
  • Reviewing purchase orders
  • Creating and analysing reports and data
  • Communicating with both internal and external clients on a regular basis
  • General administrative duties for the department

Skills and Knowledge Required:

Experience within an administrative role is essential however industry knowledge would also be beneficial. The ideal candidate must have strong IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Packages. The ability to work independently, and on their own initiative is also essential. Attention to detail is essential in this role alongside strong skills communicating with both internal and external customers.

What is in it for you?

We offer a diverse role with the opportunity to develop your skills and experience, the ability to work on your own initiative and be part of a busy team.


  • Access to Re-WARD Benefits Platform – Leisure, shopping, retail and holiday discounts, discounted gym membership, and lots more!
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Continuous training and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Company Pension and life assurance

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?

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