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If you’re looking for a job, please take a look below at the positions available.

If you would like to apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@shorts-group.co.uk quoting the job reference and job title you are applying for.

Agency submissions are by invitation only.

 

 


Job Description

• The sales representative will be responsible for generating revenue for plant & tool hire within a defined area & also across all Shorts Divisions. You will be expected to maximise revenue from existing customers as well as identifying & winning new customer business.
• Create & maintain excellent customer relationships with a portfolio of existing customers. Proactively generate new prospective clients.
• Build strong relationships with clients to ensure repeat business. Assist with the resolution of customer concerns.
• Achieve & exceed sales targets by identifying new opportunities to maximise profitable hires & sales.
• Engage in and evaluate customer feedback to ensure service meets/exceeds expectations & relay to plant manager.
• Maintain a high standard of product knowledge and health & safety. Be able to identify/present other solutions/sales opportunities.
• Record & maintain accurate & up to date records of your daily/weekly activity.
• Benchmark and assess our competitiveness and provide communication to the plant manager on competitor activity & market intelligence.
• Any other duties as required by management.

Person Specification

• A proven track record in plant field sales with experience of the hire & construction industry (plant/tools/powered access).
• Strong presentational skills.
• Compliant with laws and regulations.
• Proactive & constructive in problem solving.
• Excellent organisational skills & attention to detail.
• The ability to work under pressure.
• Negotiation and closing skills.
• Mature attitude and self-motivated.
• Excellent communication and relationship building skills.
• Driving licence & good geographical knowledge. IT literate.
• Proven experience in managing a sales portfolio of customers. Driven and enthusiastic with ability to understand needs.
• Experience in working & meeting financial targets.

Job Description

Responsibility for project planning and management of contracts

  • Prepare and update contract schedules
  • Pre start meeting site visits with client, and during project and final site sign off (Certificate of Practical Completion)
  • Preparing cost plan for new projects Demolition Manager
  • Responsibility for ordering and checking equipment and stock
  • Responsible for providing details of new staff to admin
  • Prepare documents including; inspection & test plans
    • Risk Assessment Method statements (RAMs), Phase Plans
    • Contribute to Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQs) when required
  • Ensure information has been checked in accordance with company procedure
  • Compile records for clients, as required
  • Job specific costings, plant and skip charges
  • Preparation of invoicing for admin

Management of various staff and controlling employee resources

  • Assist in recruitment of staff
  • Dealing with lower issue staffing issues
  • Update employee records (add time to complete costings)
  • Assist in organising training and development of demolition site staff
  • Attend site progress meetings

General

  • Attend weekly Demolition Group meetings
  • Any other job related duties as required

Person Specification

  • CCDO Demolition Supervisor Gold Card
  • Working towards CCDO Demolition Management Black Card – desirable
  • Knowledge of relevant demolition/health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Self-motivated as well as a good motivator
  • Good project management skills within demolition
  • Effective people management skills.
  • Be approachable and professional.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must possess excellent organisational skills, meeting deadlines, plan and prioritise workloads.

Job Description

ISO Standards
• Review manuals and ensure they are constantly up to date.
• Proactively seek additions and amendments to the standards.
• Create, assist and monitor the Control of Documentation
• Experienced, comfortable and confident of conducting Internal ISO monthly audits and non-conformances.
• Happy to assist and coach managers with their ISO obligations.
Health & Safety
• Highly competent of creating, approving and updating RAMS, and following through with managers ensuring full understanding.
• Proactively monitor/ research and feedback any changes to Health and Safety Legislation relevant to our industry.
• Willing to visit site to conduct audits follow through NCRs to end.
• Maintain accurate updating of all Health and Safety records, files and databases.
• Organise, attend to lead any training which is relevant to Health and Safety.
General Compliance
• Track actions from audits and ensure correct info and support is given to managers.
• Attend any relevant network functions, internal or external audits.
• Proactive and skilled at creating management report, trend analysis (injuries, near misses and accidents), creating solutions and following these through.
• Comfortable creating emergency plans.
• Happy organising any compliance related training, works to be conducted.

Person Specification

• Strong computer skills, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and picking up internal databases and systems.
• Experience with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, OHAS 18001 (ISO45001) – managing the manuals and conducting monthly audits.
• Be self-motivated and happy to work independently.
• Analytical, proactive and organised.
• Confident and comfortable presenting to groups of managers.
• Calm and profession approach to work.
• Strong communication skills
• Knowledge of Waste Management/ Recycling/ Construction Industry is an advantage.

Job Description

  • Basic knowledge of welding
  • Very good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Keen eye for detail
  • Physically fit (Heavy manual handling involved)
  • Paint spraying on a large scale
  • Assembling / building from specifications
  • Experience with power tools
  • To oversee the completion of all paint records & ensure paint stock is maintained.
  • Any other ad hoc duties as requested by Manager.

Person Specification

  • Have an in depth knowledge of painting procedures including 2 pack epoxy and wet paint spraying procedures.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible approach to overtime and tasks allocated.
  • High regard to Health and safety and follow processes.
  • Ability to learn about new products and understanding them to good level.
  • Must be a good team player or work well under own initiative.
  • Analytical in problem solving.
  • Fit and active.

Job Description

For Plant and Tool ranges including but not limited to:

Access Platforms, Drilling & Breaking, Cleaning, Compaction, Decorating, Garden & Landscaping, Hand Tools & Power Tools, Material Lifting & Support, Plant Machinery & Attachments, Plumbing, Power Generation & Lighting, Pumping Heating & Drying, Site Works & Building, Surface Preparation and Concreting, Welding & Woodworking.

 

  • Loading / unloading vehicles
  • Delivering / collecting plant and tools
  • Completing necessary paperwork
  • Keep up to date with and follow health and safety and other procedures.
  • Report any vehicle defaults.
  • Assisting at other depots if required
  • Assisting with non-driving jobs at depot if required including yard areas
  • Partaking in training courses as necessary, possibly in own time
  • Keeping necessary qualifications up to date
  • Liaising with staff members and customers

Person Specification

  • CPCS & Full driving licence required. Tacho card.
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Literate
  • Customer friendly
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible approach to overtime and tasks allocated.
  • Good geographical area knowledge.
  • High regard to Health and safety and follow processes.
  • High regard to customer satisfaction
  • Ability to learn about new products and understanding them to good level
  • Must be a good team player or work well under own initiative.
  • Demonstrate understanding and works to exceed customer expectations.
  • Fit and active.

Job Description

  • Sorting, loading and unloading waste skips as necessary, working with delivery vehicles both tipping and removing waste, loading of a conveyor belt for waste sorting.
    General yard tidying and skip moving will also be required, among other duties.
  • Clean and maintain static plant (inc but not limited to basic checks, greasing, air filters, radiators, and basic health and safety checks).
  • Any other ad-hoc duties as requested by Manager (including but not limited to general yard maintenance, washing vehicles, covering picking line duties).

Person Specification

  • Suitably certified for specific machinery (including Excavator).
  • Effective and confident communication skills.
  • Experience in working within Waste and recycling sector is desirable.
  • Excellent relevant Health and Safety legislation and Shorts procedure knowledge.
  • Safe working attitude (wearing PPE at all times).
  • Be able to operate in a compliant manner in a challenging environment.
  • Self-motivated and flexible.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Be approachable and professional.
  • The ability to reason logically within tight and conflicting timeframes.
  • Willing to learn and take on new duties.
  • Demonstrate understanding and works to exceed expectations.

Job Description

The duties will include controlling vehicle and plant access movements on site. A Banksman will be required to carry out duties individually and as a member of the team to maintain safe operations, ensure compliance, delivering continuous improvement and customer’s requirements.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to
• To manage all vehicle movements on site, such as Shorts group vehicles, third party vehicles and mobile plant.
• To ensure that all vehicle movements are controlled in a safe and efficient manner.
• To organise and prioritise vehicle movements in the most effective manner ensuring that time critical vehicles are prioritised accordingly.
• To manage vehicle movements to avoid excessive queues building up, and rotate accordingly between loading bulkers and accepting material in to the site.
• Provide a visual check on all vehicles ensuring that materials and load are genuine and that no unsafe loads leave the site. Inspections to ensure all incoming loads are graded according to criteria. Update PDA with waste content information (photographing if required/necessary).
• Supervise load tipping.
• Ensure clear communication between weighbridge, inspectors, and supervisory team.
• Any other ad-hoc duties as requested by Manager (including but not limited to general yard maintenance, washing vehicles, covering picking line duties).

Person Specification

• Hold Banksman certificate.
• Effective and confident communication skills.
• Excellent relevant Health and Safety legislation and Shorts procedure knowledge.
• Safe working attitude (wearing PPE at all times).
• Be able to operate in a compliant manner in a challenging environment.
• Self-motivated and flexible.
• Be approachable and professional.
• The ability to reason logically within tight and conflicting timeframes.

• Willing to learn and take on new duties.
• Demonstrate understanding and works to exceed expectations.

Job Description

• Test, maintain and service vehicles.
• Assisting with other tasks/depots if required.
• Liaising with staff members, taking instruction from the Workshop Manager.
• Partaking in training courses as necessary.
• Maintain the workshop in a clean tidy condition.
• Show and apply competence to comply with all ISOs.
• Any other ad hoc duties as requested by Manager.

Person Specification

• Full driving licence required. LGV Class 2 an advantage.
• Experience in vehicles fitting/testing.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Flexible approach to overtime and tasks allocated.
• High regard to Health and safety and follow processes.
• Ability to learn about new products and understanding them to good level.
• Must be a good team player or work well under own initiative.
• Analytical in problem solving.
• Fit and active.

Job Description

The work and fleet are varied and include 3.5 tonne to 32 tonne. An HGV Driver covers Skips, RoRo’s, Tippers, RCVs, Beavertails (this list is not exhaustive) (once appropriate level of training is provided) and should complete all operational duties within guidelines ensuring that wherever possible performance targets are met or exceeded. Complete work instructions, ensuring all relevant information (inc PDA), is completed/filled in.
• Remain vigilant and challenge anything that may result in service failure or complaints from the customer. Raise issues asap.
• To comply fully with Shorts group ISO and Health and Safety policies. Comply with all traffic laws and legislation as well as safe working practices within the disposal site with relation to your duties including the security and weight of loads.
• Comply with details laid out in Shorts driver manual (once received and signed for).
• To ensure that each day all completed work is detailed on your daily worksheet and that they are handed in daily/weekly along with the daily vehicle check sheets, fuel receipts and Weighbridge tickets.
• To wear the correct safety equipment (PPE) and Shorts Group uniform at all times.
• Responsible for ensuring that refuse / recycling material collections are completed.
• Ensuring that the vehicle is safe to take onto the highway, undertaking daily routine checks of the vehicle as set down in Shorts procedures and VOSA.
• Collecting recycling material in a safe manner and unloading the vehicle at the designated disposal point.
• Ensuring that the vehicle is left in a clean state at the end of the working day.
• Reporting of any incidents or accidents regardless of location.
• To assist new and existing team members in sharing experience and ideas
• To take part in any training that is supplied/given.
• Any other duties designated by your direct Supervisor/Manager.

Person Specification

• You should hold a minimum of a Class 2 Licence. You must have a fully valid Driver CPC.
• Multi-skilled driver ideally with experience of the waste industry and of Industrial and Commercial Collections.
• Good time keeping.
• Conscientious & possesses can do attitude.
• Good communication skills within team and with customers.
• Work effectively in teams and be able to work co-operatively.
• Physically able to perform manual tasks.
• Customer friendly.
• Flexible approach to overtime and tasks allocated.
• Good geographical area knowledge.
• High regard to Health and safety and following procedures. Good safe working attitude.