Weighbridge Operator – Dagenham.

  • Barking and Dagenham, London
  • £31850.00 - £34730 per annum + Time + 1/2 overtime rate

Weighbridge Operator – Dagenham

  • Barking and Dagenham, London
  • £31850.00 - £34730 per annum + Time + 1/2 overtime rate
  • Posted May 16, 2023

Are you based in or around the Barking and Dagenham area and looking for a new long-term job opportunity?

Are you happy to work daily in the confines of a recycling facility?

Do you have good computer literacy and accurate data entry skills?

Are you a confident, personable and professional individual who would be confident in being the first and last face visitors to site will see?

If the answers are yes, our Dagenham based client are hiring a full-time Weighbridge Operator to start ASAP to join their business, a company at the forefront of British recycling who have been in business for over 60 years.

What you need….

* Excellent time management and organisational skills
* Flexible approach to working hours to ensure the smooth operation of the weighbridge
* The ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
* An analytical, problem solving approach
* Excellent attention to detail
* Excellent literacy and numeracy skills
* Clear effective communication; in person, in writing and on the telephone

What you get in return…

£14-16 per hour @ 41.75 hours per week – rate is based on relevance of experience / background

Time + 1/2 overtime rate

What’s nice to have…

* Proven track record of working in a comparable role
* NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in business administration
* A good understanding of environmental legislation and the benefits of recycling
* Experience of working in a similar role
* A full, clean driving license

The Role…

To notify the line manager of any anomalies, defects or concerns with the weighbridge
* To ensure all drivers and visitors are wearing appropriate PPE
* To ensure vehicles are not overloaded
* To notify a senior manager of any vehicles containing material that needs to be directed to a quarantine
* To direct vehicles to appropriate unloading areas via the yardman on duty at the time
* To weigh vehicles on and off site using computer based weighbridge software
* To enter details of scrap vehicles onto the computer based FADS vehicle de-registering system
* To ensure all directions and/or notifications highlighted by FADS are adhered to, ensuring no stolen
vehicles are accepted for destruction
* To inform the site manager of any stolen vehicle notifications
* To complete all documentation relating to the weighbridge and its associated processes and
procedures, including but not limited to a daily record of materials in and out of the site
* To make electronic payments as required
* To communicate effectively with yard workers, vehicle drivers and other visitors to the site
* To maintain the weighbridge office in a clean and tidy condition
* To attend progress meetings with your line manager or other members of the senior management team
as necessary
* To carry out any additional duties that may be reasonably requested from time to time
* To comply with Company policies and procedures as defined in the Employee Manual and the post
holder’s terms and conditions of employment

The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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