Group homeCareersPlant Operator, St Austell, Cornwall
11 October 2021

Plant Operator, St Austell, Cornwall

Cornwall,United Kingdom

Area of expertise



About the role

Working as part of a team processing IBA to aid in the recovery of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous metals through the operation of a static plant.

Activities include:

  • working on picking stations
  • clean down
  • routine maintenance
  • forklift truck operations
  • ensuring safety is paramount & reporting any defects
  • working as part of a team

What are we looking for in our people/talent?

We are looking for people who enjoy working outside, are able to work as part of a team and work in a safe manner. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute improvement ideas and actively take part in Health and Safety meetings.

Earning & Learning potential

On joining the business there is a clear path of rates and training, everything is detailed with regards to training on offer and how you can improve within the role.

On target earnings (OTE) of £26,150 is based on a starting rate of £9.27 - Band B and includes overtime paid at 1.5 for hours worked in the current shift pattern Monday - Friday (Days).

This can increase with extra overtime from working Saturday mornings etc.

OTE could increase significantly with training allowing progress through the various pay bands available. Band C = £9.83, Band D = £10.54 and Band E = £10.91.

Holiday - 21 days, plus 8 bank holidays.


If you think you have what it takes and want to work for a company that is built on a Sustainable Business ethos, we would love to hear from you please contact us on: