AD Site Operative

Location: Widnes

Business: ReFood UK Ltd

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

Location: Widnes

Business: The ReFood AD plants operate as integrated recycling units, processing a variety of food wastes to produce renewable energy, heat and ReGrow, a nutrient-rich fertiliser for local farms. The plants also recycle the food waste packaging. The plants provide an environmentally-sustainable solution for all waste producers looking for a safe method of diverting food waste from landfill.

The Position

Applications are invited for a Site Operative to work at our ReFood, Widnes site working 40 hours per week (day shifts).

As a Site Operative your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the factory requirements but will include:

  • Assisting management in controlling and coordinating the safe and efficient operation of the ReFood operation in accordance with management instructions, Health & Safety and Legislative requirements.
  • Operating the mobile plant in a safe and efficient manner, in accordance with Group Policies and Procedures.
  • Ensuring that the facility, its plant and equipment are maintained and cleaned as specified.
  • Working in accordance with staff rosters and the provision of cover for planned/unplanned absence.
  • Undertaking any other duties reasonably requested by the ReFood Management Team


  • Have the ability to handle raw material. Some heavy lifting may be required.
  • Be able to work on your own or as part of a team with minimal supervision.
  • Have the ability to undertake, process and quality check raw material and associated paperwork and perform basic lab tests.
  • Have a keen eye for detail, be flexible, practical, hard working and able to work under own initiative.
  • A Fork Lift Truck qualification would be an advantage

Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits

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Please apply in writing with your CV to HR Department, Ings Road, Doncaster, DN5 9TL or e mail

* Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted due to the high volume of CV’s being received.

Closing Date – 19th March 2021

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