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Scrap Administrator

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

The role covers the management of this service within the scrap team from the initial pricing of work and regular updating of commodity pricing, through to the invoicing following material collections from customers, and final account reporting.

A dynamic approach will be required to successfully carry out this role with a diverse client base.

You would be a key member of our administration team providing operational & administrative support to the scrap buyers and company directors. This role is based within our busy accounts team so the successful candidate could be asked to assist within credit control, sales ledger or purchase ledger as and when required.

Key Responsibilities:

This role will include various administrative tasks including:

  • Coordination of key reports
  • Distribution of tickets to customers
  • Checking the tickets for photo’s, inspection notes, weight discrepancies and non-conforming items.
  • Preparing daily, weekly, and monthly outturn reports and once approved, confirm to our customers.
  • Processing sales invoices and creating purchase self-bills in Enwis (2021) for scrap payments.
  • Resolving queries in a timely manner.
  • Maintaining and updating the supplier list

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. Completing work to a high standard, meeting deadlines and having attention to detail are also what WARD are looking for in the ideal candidate.

  • Punctual
  • Organisational Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Understanding (internal/external)
  • Attention to detail

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.


– Training and development opportunities

–   Employee assistance programme

–   Company Pension and life assurance

About us:

Today Ward Recycling has an annual turnover in excess of £250m, employs over 350 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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