Warehouse Recycling Operative

Changeworks Recycling provides high quality recycling and waste management services to Scottish businesses. We have been instrumental in shaping business recycling in Scotland, and now have an exciting opportunity for a Warehouse Recycling Operative to train with us to contribute to delivering our exceptional and award winning service. 

If you are looking for a change in career and want to work for a local, award winning business then we'd like to hear from you.

Job title

Warehouse Recycling Operative

Location of job


Hours and terms

40 hours per week over a seven-day shift rotation. Permanent

Holiday terms

32 days per annum plus 3 public holidays

Purpose of the job

To work with the other Warehouse Operatives and Production Manager to ensure the safe and efficient day to day running of all aspects of warehouse recycling operations.  Demonstrate best practice of Health & Safety and compliance with all SEPA, UKSSA & HSE requirements. 

Main tasks and activities

  • Assist with the day to day running of the warehouse.
  • Prioritise daily workload for efficient operations.
  • Assist with the quality control of all materials processed and scheduled for collection, maximising the amount of recycling processed and diverted from landfill.
  • Ensure all work undertaken in the warehouse is carried out in a safe and efficient manner, adhering to health and safety procedures. 
  • Provide accurate administration of all materials handled. 
  • Compliance with relevant regulations relating to confidential materials.

Person Specification

To be successful for this role, candidates will need to demonstrate how they meet the following criteria:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Structured organisational and time management and skills.
  • Analytical and methodical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to take decisions when appropriate and work in an unsupervised manner

As a Warehouse Recycling Operative, you will play a key role in the day to day running of operations. You will demonstrate best practice regarding compliance and have a flexible, friendly, and enthusiastic attitude to your work. You will work with the warehouse production manager, supporting all aspects of our warehouse operations, working together as a team to maximise the amount of recycling processed, diverting from landfill.  

Successful candidates will automatically be enrolled in our warehouse training program to receive licences to drive Telehandlers & forklifts, including specialist training on all our in-house plant equipment, H&S and first aid.

A driving licence would be beneficial but not essential.

​​​​​​Salary and benefits

  • Starting from £20,129
  • Enrolment into our Warehouse apprenticeship
  • First class training and support
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Generous benefits package

This is an excellent training opportunity for the right candidate, who will benefit from first class training and support to work towards specialist licences and qualifications. 

We intend to contact you as soon as possible with an update on the status of your application.

Please apply now via the company’s dedicated recruitment portal. 

Salary £20,129 to £21,587 per annum plus apprenticeship training opportunity, generous benefits

Status Permanent

Type Full time

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Closing Date for Applications

Location 36 Newhaven Road