Plant Operator (Loading Shovel) – Ardley, Oxfordshire

Location: Ardley IBA Processing Facility

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and focussed individual to take responsibility for the operation of the Loading Shovel based at our incinerator bottom ash processing facility in Ardley, Oxfordshire. The facility is co-located with Viridor’s Energy from Waste facility and processes the incinerated bottom ash to produce recycled metals and a secondary aggregate for construction projects.


The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Operate the Loading Shovel
  • Meet production KPI’s
  • Carry out health and safety inspections
  • Report defects and manage small maintenance duties
  • Follow defined procedures and safe systems of work
  • Support all operational activities on site as instructed by management


Candidate requirements:

  • Over 2 years’ experience in operating a Loading Shovel
  • Ability to use high tip loading function with the assistance of weighloader
  • NPORS, CPCS or equivalent qualification in Loading Shovel operation
  • Efficiently prioritises the demands of processing
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Own transport

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