Closing Date: 29th November 2023
Location: Portadown

Full time / Permanent / Ref: RO/11/23

Location:  91 Moy Road, Portadown

Shifts: Day shift or Night shift (40hrs/week)

Monday to Friday (inc. Saturdays, when required)

Shift patterns will be discussed at interview

Due to our continual growth, we are looking to appoint a Recycling Operative for either the rotational day shift, or the night shift, in our Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), at our RiverRidge site in Portadown.

 Roles and Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for picking and segregating both recyclable and non-recyclable materials within a busy MRF
  • Ensure quality and recovery rates are maximised
  • Ensure compliance with statutory and company obligations and Health and Safety
  • Wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at all times
  • Ensure daily housekeeping rules are adhered to at all times
  • Adhere to the principles of Manual Handling at all times
  • Using software to support more efficient methods of quality control, analysis of our waste streams, and our waste process
  • Any other duties as deemed reasonable by Supervisors / Management

Essential Criteria

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to work well on own initiative
  • Be self-motivated
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Flexible approach to work hours

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous experience within a waste industry
  • Manual Handling Training Certificate
  • Banksman Training Certificate and experience of performing Banksman

What We Offer

  • Competitive hourly rate – £10.90 per hr (15% hourly premium for hours worked between 11pm and 6am)
  • Overtime rate available
  • Annual bonus (up to £500 subject to achieving set KPIs)
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free parking
  • Cash Health Benefit Scheme

*Must be able to provide documentation to confirm your eligibility to work in the UK*


If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the company application form and return either by POST to Recruitment, RiverRidge, 62-66 Duncrue Street, Belfast, BT3 9AR or by EMAIL to no later than 5.00pm on Wednesday 29th November 2023.

Application Form: Application Form RO

Equality Form: Equality Form RO

In the event of a large number of applications we reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short-listing stage.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer