Sims Metal Management, Birchwood Lane, Alfreton DE55 4NH.

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for carrying out all activities necessary to ensure the safe loading and unloading of material entering the site for disposal.  Ensuring goods are transported in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with company procedures. Working in Alfreton, the successful candidate will be part of a team working under the supervision of a knowledgeable and supportive Site Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure vehicles are loaded and unloaded in a safe and proper manner
  • Ensure materials are stored in accordance with company policy
  • Ensure daily checks are completed.
  • Attend any training courses that the company proposes
  • Co-ordinate with other operatives to ensure the correct processing of all loads
  • Carry out final inspection of dispatched scrap materials
  • Process material to conform with grade specifications as directed

Key Skills/Competencies:

  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of working within a team environment.
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure


  • Valid 360o Material Handler/Wheeled loading shovel licence, as applicable, is essential
  • Knowledge of metals grades an advantage
  • Sound knowledge of Health and Safety


  • £10.18 per hour, 39 hours a week.