Metal Recycling Operative job at Alchemy Metals


Metal Recycling Operative

Responsible to: Works Manager/Works Supervisor

Department: Works Department

Job Overview: To assist in the sorting and cropping of metals. 

Working hours: 40 hour week

Pay: Minimum wage for the first 6 months then £7.70 per hour thereafter (A pay increase within the first 6 months may be made depending on ability and experience. This is down to the discretion of the Managing Director).

Key responsibilities:

  • To work efficiently and effectively as part of a team
  • To keep work area clean and tidy
  • To maintain high levels of Health & Safety standards
  • To achieve job standards set out by Works Manager/Supervisor
  • To be adaptable and flexible in your approach to work
  • To perform any reasonable request from Works Manager/Supervisor
  • To ensure safe loading/handling/unloading of all material
  • To operate cutting/cropping machinery
  • Ability to demonstrate good time keeping and attendance

Key Attributes:

  • Duties involve regular repetitive light, medium and heavy lifting
  • Attention to detail
  • Good standard of fitness
  • Level 1 literacy and numeracy

Physical Effort:

This post requires a high level of physical effort. The majority of work, some 80% each day will involve lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, and bending.

Career Progression:

As Alchemy Metals Ltd are a rapidly expanding company, there is plenty of room for career progression. Overtime is also regularly available.



Alchemy Metals Ltd are a rapidly expanding company employing a diverse team of multi-skilled individuals. We believe in providing a state of the art service to our valued customers and suppliers and welcome applications from individuals who share our vision.


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