Posted 1 month ago

Are you an experienced machine operative looking for a new challenge as part of a great team within a successful and growing business?

We are looking for an experienced 360 Machine operative who also has skills in stock piling, accessing heaps, loading materials and using tracked machines to work on our busy composting site in St Ives.

Your duties will include: –

  • The safe operation of mobile plant, particularly the 360 Material Handler / excavator
  • Undertake daily checks and basic maintenance
  • Keeping the machine and the working area clean and tidy
  • Defect Reporting
  • Complying with site rules, H&S regulations and company procedures in compliance, the environment and quality
  • Always following safe systems of work

This is a permanent position and hours of work are 07:00 – 18:00 Mon-Fri with a competitive rate of pay, a company pension scheme and employee discounts and perks through Perkbox and the opportunity for career progression.

The ideal candidate will be punctual, reliable and conscientious with a can-do attitude and flexibility when needed. The candidate will be comfortable working as part of team but also alone when required. A valid CPCS/NPOR would be an advantage but is not as essential.

Immediate start.

About Envar

Envar produces compost from food waste, garden waste and other organic wastes including compostable packaging. We also produce biomass woodchip fuel. Overall we process around 350,000 tons of material each year over various sites across England (the largest being St Ives).

Envar has an ambitious growth plan for the next 5 years including new sites, growing our team and new infrastructure projects to allow us to also produce additional green products such as bio-methane gas and bio-fertilizer pellets for use in agriculture.

Envar is part of the Heathcote Holdings Group which is comprised of 8 companies mainly based around waste management and recycling, agriculture and soil health and the circular use of materials to reduce waste to landfill and carbon emissions. The group employs around 500 employees and has an annual turnover of around £120m per annum

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