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Do you want a job working for a dynamic, professional company with 60 years experience? Of course you do.

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

• Delivery and collecting of portable toilets.
• Servicing, emptying and cleaning of portable toilets and restocking consumables.
• Daily checking of your van and equipment. Remain vigilant and challenge anything that may result in service failure or complaints from the customer. Raise issues asap.
• To comply ISO and Health and Safety policies.
• To ensure that each day all completed work is detailed on your daily worksheet.
• To wear the correct safety equipment (PPE) and uniform at all times.
• Ensuring that the vehicle is safe to take onto the highway, undertaking daily routine checks of the vehicle as set down in company procedures and VOSA.
• 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 take part in any training that is supplied/given.
• Any other duties designated by your direct Supervisor/Manager.

Person Specification

• You should hold a valid DVLC, plus towing, tacho and have a fully valid Driver CPC.
• 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.

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.

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

As a Baler / Machine Operator you will be operating a baling press connected to storage bunkers containing pre-sorted recyclable materials, making sure various types of materials are fed to the baler press in time and in correct order; ensuring they are efficiently baled, by maintaining necessary size, shape and quality. Full training will be provided.

  • Loading baler and sorting recyclable materials.
  • Undertake routine maintenance of the baler as required.
  • Using Health & Safety protocols, sort specified recyclable materials wearing PPE.
  • Assist with sorting and baling of materials for storage.
  • To be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the small excavator and telehandler as required, subject to the appropriate training being given.
  • Liaise with the Site Management/weighbridge operations to maintain efficient and effective operations.
  • To maintain and control collection activities for outgoing loads in conjunction with the weighbridge operative.
  • To control the acceptance, storing and loading of baled recyclables to ensure operations in accordance with the site licence.
  • To complete all relevant daily inspections and associated paperwork to the required standard.
  • Undertake planned minor maintenance of equipment.
  • To be available, as required, to assist with general site housekeeping and cleaning.
  • To be available for alternative Saturday work if required.

Person Specification

  • Excavator, telehandler licence and experience
  • Must have a full UK driving licence and transport due to location
  • Previous experience in a similar position
  • Proactive and self-motivated.
  • Work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Good problem solving ability, with a can-do attitude.
  • Good communication and time management skill.
  • Computer literate.
  • Have a good knowledge and experience of material & waste compaction/handling maintenance and installation.

 

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