Careers

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, talented individuals to join the Cambridge Recycling team in the following roles.

 

Lorry Driver

  • We are looking for a competent, enthusiastic people to join our team of lorry drivers delivering skips, hook loading containers and other waste services to addresses in central East Anglia.

    Over the years, we have built a strong reputation for unrivalled customer service, which is why we are looking for people who share our ambition to be "the best in the business".

     

    Main Job Duties:

    • Driving Skip loaders, Hook-loaders and other related vehicles

    • Loading and unloading waste containers

    • Liasing with customers - on site

    • Performing daily and weekly vehicle checks

     

    Key attributes:

  • A professional goods vehicle driver - minimum LGV C (HGV II)

  • The ability to learn loading and unloading safely using hydraulic controls

  • Good communication skills - dealing with customers

  • A team player

  • Good safety awareness

  • Waste industry experience an advantage

     

    Basic hours : 07:00 -17:00 Mon - Friday

    Overtime - after 17:00 mon - Fri + some Saturday (morning only)

    The minimum licence required is LGV C (HGV class II).

    Good rates of pay + overtime + Bonus

    No night out

    Email CV / application letter to mark@cambridgerecycling.com or by post to Mark Littlefield Cambridge Recycling.com  254A Histon Road  Cottenham  Cambridge  CB24 8UG, or call 01223 232 794

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    Mobile Plant Operator / Yard Supervisor

    We are looking for a practical, hands-on person to help run our expanding recycling facility where we recycle nearly 90% of the waste materials that we handle.  This position combines practical hands on work using plant and machinery with organising the daily operations in the recycling centre.  It would ideally suit a person with some relevant experience who can adapt and grow with the business as it continues to develop and expand.  Full training will be provided.

     

    Main Duties:

  • Manage a growing team of yard staff currently 6

  • Operating mobile plant loading shovels, 360 materials handler, static recycling plant

  • Liasing with yard staff, drivers, office team, visitors & contractors

  • Health & Safety supervision

  • Scheduling incoming and out bound materials movements

  • Basic record keeping

     

    Key attributes:

  • A highly motivated individual who leads by example

  • Flexible approach – able to adapt to changing workflow and rsources (breakdowns, staff absence, etc)

  • Supervisory skills including the ability to organise and motivate staff

  • Organised – able to help the scheduling of material movements into and out of the site.

  • Good safety awareness

  • Mechanical awareness – plant & machinery

  • A Quick learner

     

    Good rates of pay + performance bonus

    Email CV / application letter to dave@cambridgerecycling.com or by post to Cambridge Recycling.com  254A Histon Road  Cottenham  Cambridge  CB24 8UG, or call 01223 232 794

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    Yard Operatives

    We are looking for hard working reliable individuals to work in our expanding recycling facility where we recycle nearly 90% of the waste materials that we handle.  This position is a practical hands-on job that would initially be a temporary contract with the possibility of commuting to permanent position at a later date .

     

    Main Duties:

  • Picking recyclable materials out of a mixed waste stream 
  • Baling Cardboard and other recyclable materials

  • Labouring on site improvement projects

  • General site maintenance duties

     

  • Key attributes:

  • A reliable had working individual
  • Flexible approach – able to adapt to changing workflow and rsources (breakdowns, staff absence, etc)

  • A Quick learner

  • Good safety awareness

  • Flexible approach

    Email CV / application letter to dave@cambridgerecycling.com or by post to Cambridge Recycling.com  254A Histon Road  Cottenham  Cambridge  CB24 8UG, or call 01223 232 794