Vacancy for Waste Operative

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Location Coventry, CV8
Contract Type Casual Worker
Working Days Monday - Friday
Working Times Between 07:00 am and 4:00 pm
Shift Pattern Days
Working Hours per Week Dependent on business needs
Pay Rate £9.73 per hour
Job Reference OP/48422/rc

We are looking for a Waste Operative to join our team on a large site, working 7am to 4pm on a casual contract to suit our needs and our business requirements 

You will be using your initiative to complete waste duties and ensure all waste is collected & standards are met to the contract specification.

You will follow instructions from the Site Waste Recycling Supervisor and Waste Manager, ensuring the correct company policy and procedures are always upheld.

Main Duties & Responsibilities of the Role

  • Assist team in waste segregation.
  • General housekeeping standards within the waste recycling centre.
  • To ensure all duty of care requirements are adhered to.
  • Ensuring all external waste points are serviced in accordance with client requirements.
  • Liaise with both OCS and JLR stakeholders with regards to process improvements.
  • Work as part of a team to make sure all waste is processed within a timely manner.
  • Role requires an element of physical working/manual handling. 
  • Feedback to Waste Recycling Supervisor regarding any concerns or process failures.
  • As JLR requirements deem on occasions assist in general duties in other areas as directed
  • Communicate regularly with colleagues through formal and informal channels on safety matters to ensure that there is a free flow of ideas and that morale remains high.
  • Ensure that the OCS safety image is reflected positively through your actions and those of your colleagues.
  • Ensure that personal H&S competence and skill level is maintained i.e. attended Managing Safety programme and other Company safety events.
  • Take responsibility for ensuring that plant and equipment is maintained and fit for purpose.
  • Ensure that work activities are properly managed and supervised.

To succeed in this role, you will need;

  • A full valid driving license is essential – use of an OCS flatbed truck (3.5T).
  • Current/valid Forklift counterbalance licence.
  • Be flexible to cover other JLR waste sites as required (own transport would be required).
  • Be willing to work with the use of computers and IT skills (learning and understanding the OCS and JLR systems for example eTrackers and Safety Reporting) – preferable not essential.
  • Work tasks involved are both internal and external working proactively alongside your team.
  • You will be required to work with waste machinery such as a cardboard baler, waste compactor, tyre shear (full training provided).
  • Participate in team training and development on a regular basis provided.

What will you get in return?

  • A pension scheme- to save for the future - eligibility rules apply
  • Access to high street discounts
  • Access to low interest loans
  • Recognition scheme ‘OCS Stars’- monetary rewards given to top performers
  • Training and Development- apprenticeships, e-learning, English as a Second Language and our award nominated ‘Impact’ Programme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Cycle to work scheme- discounted bicycles
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme- 24-7 Wellbeing Support

Why join OCS Group Ltd?

OCS prides itself as a company with strong family values and we are passionate about hiring people who demonstrate the same.

We take CARE of you; We act SAFELY and responsibly; We are TRUSTWORTHY; We work as EXPERTS. If you share these Values, we want you to be part of our team.

OCS have a well-respected brand and our colleagues are empowered to be the best version of themselves.  We offer job stability and are committed to developing our colleagues by offering more than just a job.  We are a financially stable business who continues to be privately owned since its inception in 1900.

We reward those who demonstrate our values and since the launch of our OCS Star recognition scheme we have rewarded nearly 1,500 colleagues with monetary vouchers, certificates, and public recognition within the business.

We invest and support the growth of our people and are currently sponsoring over 310 colleagues who are enrolled in a variety of apprenticeship programmes, ranging from Level 3 qualifications in customer service to degree programmes in Leadership. If you want to develop you career, OCS is a great choice.

OCS offers the family feel of smaller organisations although large enough to offer so many opportunities.  We recognise your efforts and contribution and show our appreciation through a variety of reward schemes which in turn results in our colleagues staying with OCS.  Our business is the family you can choose, and our people stay for the friendships, opportunities, and career fulfilment we offer.