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Telehandler / Machine Driver / Operator

Telehandler / Machine Driver / Operator

Job title: Telehandler / Machine Driver / Operator

Location: Monument Park, DH2 1ST

Salary: Competitive and dependant on experience

Additional benefits:  Company Pension, Free Parking, Employee Assistance Programme, Life assurance.

Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time

Hours: Day shifts to be arranged

About the Martin Group of Companies

Established for over 46 years we have always strived to exceed our client’s expectations.

We have a trained and certificated workforce of over 1,250 who deliver works and support services from design, through to build and onward maintenance for the highways, waste recycling, rail, and engineering industries of the UK. With 15 operations centres from Kent to North Lanarkshire, and from our central head office facility adjacent to M1 jct. 28, Derbyshire, we provide national coverage.

The Role

The Waste Management Division plays a pivotal role in serving many Private and Public Sector clients by use of state-of-the-art systems to collect, separate, and process a range of materials.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate a Tele Handler with Bucket and Bale Clamp attachments
  • Load a feed hopper that feeds a production line, ensuring the feed hopper is always full
  • Empty bunkers from the production line as necessary
  • Load tipper trailers with materials using a bucket attachment
  • Load trailers with baled materials using a bale clamp attachment
  • Carryout daily checks of all fluid levels and safety systems on the machine
  • Work to high levels of safety within a busy factory

 Education, Skills, and Experience

  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work in a team
  • IT Skills – Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, email)
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Industry training certificates to operate mobile plant
  • Experience of operating mobile plant
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Able to carry out instruction from line managers
  • Positive and ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Be prepared to work additional hours and weekends as required
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Experience within the metal/waste recycling industry is beneficial but not essential as full training will be given
  • Must be trustworthy, reliable, and highly motivated with good people skills essential
  • Effective communication, verbal and written
  • A positive ‘can-do attitude’

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from any suitably qualified persons.

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