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Waste Operator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Sodexo are currently recruiting for a Waste Operator. You will assist with all aspects of waste management within the company site. This is a fantastic opportunity to start a career in waste management and work for a global company.

Role Responsibility

  • To ensure the effective cleaning of allocated areas in a timely manner in accordance with company standards
  • To identify potential safety hazards, reporting to the line manager as necessary
  • To ensure that stores are kept clean and tidy and equipment stored safely at all times
  • To comply with all security regulations for cleaning materials, equipment and buildings as laid down by both the client and Sodexo, reporting immediately any shortages or discrepancies found
  • To deal with any complaints that arise, ensuring effective resolution and escalating to the line manager where necessary
  • To assist in the collection of all types of waste as laid down in the Statement of Requirement or as requested by the customer
  • To collect recyclable materials from site, including emptying of bins into general waste compactors and baling of cardboard, plastic etc.
  • To dispose of waste into correct receptacles, i.e. hazardous bins, recycling bins, general rubbish bins, confidential bins, compostable bins

The Ideal Candidate


  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an effective ability to communicate and interact with customers, clients and colleagues
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills with a strong ability to prioritise and balance tasks under pressure


  • Forklift driving licence, however training can be provided if this is not held



Package Description

FLT license required but not essential Training provided, 


Driving licence is required 

About the Company

Sodexo UK & Ireland employs around 36,000 people and delivers On-site Service Solutions to clients at over 2,300 locations including offices, hospitals, schools, defence sites, prisons, sporting events and visitor attractions. 

With an annual turnover of over £1bn, Sodexo delivers a diverse range of services from catering, cleaning, reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling clients to focus on their core business.


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