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FLT Driver/Operative
Title: FLT Driver/Operative
Category: Other
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
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Biffa is currently on the lookout for a FLT Driver/Operative who will be reporting to and supporting the Supervisor. The role is to ensure that tasks are undertaken to maximise efficiency and that all personnel are trained in their duties so that the site is operated safely following all written and/or verbal instructions whilst also complying with the requirements of the environmental permit.


Ensuring all plant start-up and shut down procedures are followed and to maintain the company assets in line with documented procedures.

Loading and unloading of vehicles both by fork-lift truck or manually & partake in the inspection and sampling of incoming loads as per the waste reception procedures.

Completion of goods receipt, batching, relocation and despatch paperwork ensuring a high standard of accuracy is maintained and that all received or despatched waste is accounted for.

Reporting of all accidents, incidents, damages and near miss occurrences in line with procedures.

To use equipment in accordance with manufacturers and or internal instructions and to report any defects in line with defecting procedures.

Further reporting of all spillages and container leakages that may give rise to any environmental issues or pollution risks.

To achieve the set targets from the Warehouse Supervisor on production.

To carry out any other reasonable requests from the Site Manager, Business Manager or other Managers/Directors as may be pertinent.


The overview of the job role will be to support the Warehouse Supervisor in different site areas when required, this will include acting as the Warehouse Supervisors when they are absent. Each of the primary duties are as follows;

Assisting the Warehouse Supervisor with;

Ensuring all engineering equipment is serviceable

Ensuring staff comply with the usability of machinery

Compliance checks on waste in relation to the sites WML

Warehouse Stock control

Waste Disposal volume levels

Ensuring Site rules are adhered to

Assisting the Site Administrative requirements towards;

Control of Group & Site Documentation

Policy Control

Paperwork Review

Internal Audits

Review and control of site excel reports

Warehouse Control;

Ensure Daily & Weekly Machine checks have been carried out

MVI Monitoring is complete when required

Enforce the companies SHEQ Standards and check staff comply with wearing PPE

Achieve the set KPI targets for production

Update and control all warehouse documentation

Control on site visitors by means of a site induction


FLT License Complete understanding of the companies Permit & the legislative requirements. Good communication skills Work well under pressure Organisational skills Excellent attention to detail Positive attitude Excellent attendance Ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision or flexibility as part of a team Well-presented and polite but assertive Flexible attitude to work ABOUT BIFFA:

Here at Biffa, we have a friendly, open, honest culture that’s based on mutual trust and respect. Safety is our number one priority and we look out for each other.

We’re very proud of what we do and are continually striving to be better. We listen to our employees and we care about what our employees think. At Biffa, we encourage our people to take responsibility. You’ll have a real opportunity to make a positive contribution to our business, our customers and to the communities in which we operate.

We’re committed to helping our people fulfil their potential. You’ll find many exciting opportunities and challenges with us and people are rewarded fairly for their efforts, recognising the valuable contribution that everyone makes to our business.
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