Level 2 AD Operator

POSITION:                      Level 2 AD Operator  
REPORTING TO:            Site Manager 
RESPONSIBLE FOR:     No line management responsibilities
LOCATION:                     Cassington AD Site  
HOURS:                           Full time; 50 hours per week, Monday – Friday 07.00 – 17.00
    
WHO ARE SEVERN TRENT GREEN POWER?
Severn Trent Green Power, part of the Severn Trent plc group of companies is a successful, national, waste company with an excellent reputation in the organic waste and renewable energy sector. We operate 8 anaerobic digestion facilities, 2 in-vessel compost sites, and 3 open windrow compost sites.

The company’s strategy is to continue to develop as a market leader in the recycling and processing of organic wastes and generating enough renewable energy throughout the business to meet our triple carbon pledge to be carbon neutral by 2030. We are the largest producer of renewable energy from food waste in the UK. We care deeply about making a positive impact on our environment and strive to support our customers to achieve the same. We have some really big commitments to our customers, our environment, our society and our colleagues that we know, can only be achieved through our inclusive and energetic culture

WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF THIS ROLE? ROLE SUMMARY:
Reporting to the site Manager this mobile hands-on role requires the daily operation and maintenance of plant and machinery. Working within the reception building or outside moving the product through its various stages, which will require you to use plant machinery including telehandler, loading shovel, shredder and screener. 

This is a full-time role with core hours of 07.00 – 17.00 Monday – Friday. You will also be part of a rolling standby night rota covering 1 week in 3 or 4  

A safe working environment is the very least that every employee deserves. A clear focus on site and personal safety and is critical.

HOW YOUR SUCCESS ADDS VALUE TO OUR BUSINESS:
All sites will be visited by many potential customers and creating a good impression of the site and its processes promotes a positive advert for Severn Trent Green Power and the wider Severn Trent PLC business.
 
KEY ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the safe receipt of product and then maintain the overall operation of the AD and IVC process to meet site targets. This will require the safe use of plant and equipment including telehandler and forklift
  • Complete all maintenance and safety checks as directed by the Site Manager and ensure the site and plant are presented in a clean & tidy manner at all times
  • Ownership for ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for all
  • Contribute to the compliance with the Environment Permit (site licence), ABPR, PAS 110
  • Driving of Loading Shovel taking product from the reception building to the IVC tunnels
  • Competently operate the OAS Scada monitoring system, Weightron weighbridge and food de-packaging machinery (Hammermill).
  • Adhere to and promote, all procedures with the Business Management System
  • Keep required records as directed by your Line Manager
  • Exemplary and helpful behaviour with clients, colleagues, management and visitors.
  • To provide general assistance across other sites when required
  • Maintaining relevant on-site Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental standards and records
  • Liaising with clients, drivers, operational staff and management connected to deliveries.

HERE’S WHAT OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE LOOKS LIKE:

Skills        

  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge of the waste industry and composting processes an advantage

Preferred experience/qualifications

  • Shredder and or screener experience
  • 1st aid
  • Operation loading shovel/ tractor/ Telehandler
  • Abrasive wheel training desirable
  • Agricultural background desirable
  • Knowledge of working at height and ladder safety

Attitudes

  • Takes the initiative
  • Steady under pressure
  • Takes pride
  • Organised
  • Proactive
  • Enjoys multi-tasking
  • Adaptable
  • Ability to work with in a controlled environment
  • Computer literate
  • Microsoft Office particularly Excel and Word    

EXCELLENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT:

Fostering healthy and effective working relationships with the following will be the key to success in this role:

ST Green Power team members:

  • Operations Director
  • Regional Operations Manager
  • Site manager
  • Compliance department
  • Commercial department

External
Customers
General enquiries

WHAT CAN WE OFFER YOU?

Our success depends on our people and it’s our people that are making the difference every day - helping us create value for our customers by working in partnership with them to create an effective and sustainable organic waste management strategy.

In return, we offer great opportunities to grow in a company culture that fosters creativity, innovation, personal growth, job satisfaction and career development.

REMUNERATION & BENEFITS:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Overtime and unsocial hours pay
  • Company Vehicle to use for commuting between sites. 
  • 25 days holiday + 8 Bank holidays
  • Annual company bonus scheme (linked to key performance indicators)
  • Company pension scheme (3 % Employee and 6% Employer)
  • Occupational health cover
  • Westfield Health plan cover (offering several discount benefits on health and wellbeing products)
  • Option to buy shares in Severn Trent.

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