Multi Skilled Operative - Recycling

Willenhall, West Midlands; Near to Wolverhampton
Up to £26,000 per annum + benefits
02 Oct 2018
30 Oct 2018
MSO - Willenhall
Job Type
Contract Type
Full Time


A position has arisen for a Multi Skilled Operative at our Birmingham depot.  Working within a busy environment, the role will be part of the Operations Team at the depot.

The Role

Reporting to the Production Team Leader, the main responsibilities will include:


  1. Production
  • Sort Various grades of waste
  • Daily maintenance checks, Plant and Equipment
  • Operate various processing machinery eg Baling Presses, Hoggers, saws and Guillotines.
  • Operate various types of mobile plant eg Counter Balance Forklift, Forklift, Skidsteer, telescopic handlers
  • To ensure the baler and baler area are kept clean and tidy and general site housekeeping
  • To manually handle sacks, reels and boxes etc of recoverable paper
  • To store bales according to grade in a safe and secure manner
  • Complete relevant paperwork
  • Quality Assessment (In and Out) – Taking Photographs
  • General housekeeping duties 
  1. Health and Safety
  • Follow Company policies and procedures, including safety observation reporting
  • To co-operate with the depot Health & Safety Committee in revising/updating all Health & Safety documents and Safe Systems of Work.
  1. Safe Systems of Work
  • Follow  and abide by safe systems of work for each and every job task and complete relevant paperwork.
  • Assisting in reviewing/creating Safe Systems of Work.

    The Role will be required to work an average 48 hours per week, Monday to Friday one week 06:00 -15:00  and 06:00 -12:00 and Monday to Friday week 2 12:30 – 22:00.

    A competitive salary is to be offered for the role.     

The Candidate

Ideally the successful candidate will have previous experience as a Production Operative.  FLT experience is essential however internal familiarisation training will be provided. 

How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this role, please forward a CV and Covering Letter to:


Chris Lawrence, DS Smith Recycling Birmingham Depot, Rose Hill Industrial Estate, Willenhall, WV13 2JZ


Closing date for applications is Friday 26th October 2018