Weighbridge Operator and Administrative Support

  • Thirsk, North Yorkshire
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • £11.00 per hour, plus weekend allowances.

Role: Weighbridge Operator and Administrative Support

Location: Thirsk

Hours: Permanent. Full Time, 45 hours per week

Salary: £11.00 per hour, plus Sunday and bank holiday allowance

Benefits: 20 days holiday, increasing to 25 days after 5 years, plus bank holidays

About You

Here at Yorwaste, our Weighbridge Operator is the familiar and friendly face of our company, and we are looking for someone to jump into those shoes. As a part of our transfer site team, you will be responsible for weighing vehicles in and out of our site, as well as recording and processing these details.

We are looking for someone who is looking for a varied role, working outside and in our transfer offices, to deliver great service, a keen eye for detail, and carry out key administrative duties such as raising purchase orders. Good organizational skills will be important, as you will be required to liase with other departments to resolve queries and run reports using our systems

You will work mainly out of our Thirsk site however we may need you to be able to travel to other sites to assist with functions now and again. You will work well as part of a team to support and encourage co-workers, and help maintain a positive and enthusiastic environment.

We will require the post holder to have a current UK driving licence and access to transport due to the location of our sites. Knowledge of IT systems such as Microsoft Office or Sage is desirable, however training will be provided. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working with a weighbridge, however if you are enthusiastic, take pride in your work and can deliver a great customer experience, you are just who we are looking for.

Why Yorwaste?

Yorwaste is North Yorkshire’s leading waste management company, passionate about supporting community and local environment, while delivering a warm and professional customer experience. Our clients range from commercial, local authority and private individuals and with 17 transfer sites and 22 household waste centres across North Yorkshire

Joining us at Yorwaste is more than just a job. We strive to provide our team with a long-term stable career, training and development, and a positive engaging working environment. As an equal opportunities employer, alongside our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we take pride in supporting the development of North Yorkshire and its people.

In return, we are offering an hourly rate of £11.00 per hour, complete with company benefits, discounts and pension, 20 days annual holiday, plus bank holiday, rising to 25 days with 5 years’ service.

This is a permanent role working full-time, 45 hours per week, 5 days out of 7. This role includes occasional weekend working, whereby additional allowances are provided for Sunday and Bank Holidays.

The closing date for all applications is midnight on Wednesday 6th July 2022. 

Interviews are planned to take place week commencing 11th July.

Closing date: 6th July 2022

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    Yorwaste is North Yorkshire’s leading waste management company, passionate about supporting community and local environment, while delivering a warm and professional customer experience. Our clients range from commercial, local authority and private individuals and with 17 transfer sites and 22 household waste centres across North Yorkshire

    Joining us at Yorwaste is more than just a job. We strive to provide our team with a long-term stable career, training and development, and a positive engaging working environment. As an equal opportunities employer, alongside our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we take pride in supporting the development of North Yorkshire and its people.

    We continue to invest to deliver a range of waste reuse, recycling, and disposal options to meet the requirements of our customers.

    Sandy Boyle, Managing Director
    Yorwaste waste management drivers in lorry