Waste Management Operator

Veolia in Ireland
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Veolia is Ireland’s leading environmental services company. We provide a comprehensive range of energy, waste and water solutions and are dedicated to carbon reduction, protecting the environment and building the circular offer all employees a benefits package as standard which includes full VHI cover, pension and education assistance.

Waste Management Operator

Location: Co Cork

Duration: Permanent 


Overview of the Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for Operational implementation of the Total Waste Management contract and associated activities at our clients site, responsible for Warehouse, non-hazardous and hazardous waste management.

Day to Day of the Role: 

  • Carry out routine and schedule waste management activities on site to ensure continuous support for medical device manufacturing: checking designated waste collection points, prepare packages for storage and shipment

  • Working in a team with operatives and supervisor on client’s site to provide waste management services as per client’s outlined requirements

  • Movement, packing or compacting of hazardous and non hazardous waste items to on site satellite locations

  • Monitor and provide help to the site supervisor in managing waste movements on site

  • Help in loading/offloading  trailers and ensure all relevant paperwork is in place

  • Management and housekeeping of waste compound and waste equipment (compactors, skips, packaging, lifting equipment)

  • Support to implement improvement projects 

  • Monitor consumables stock levels and make orders as required. 

  • Comply with Health & Safety, Quality, Dangerous Goods and other relevant regulations

Required Skills for the Role:

  • Forklift Licence, Manual Handling

  • Understanding of waste management or/and warehouse management requirements 

  • Strong communication skills

  • Knowledge of IT software (email, Google drive and documents)

  • Chemical and Dangerous Goods Awareness is a benefit

  • Flexibility, Punctuality, H&S Compliance

  • Team player. Good Communicator, IT literate

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