Albach Chipper Operator Wanted - Chipping Campden

Machine Operator chipping campden, South West (United Kingdom) Full Time

SDL Biomass

About the job

Job Role
This role is primarily responsible for the day to day running and operation of the specialist plant equipment (Albach Chipper) and any other required company machinery. The role also involves representing the company and dealing with clients in a professional manner. The role will be working alongside the Operation & Transport Manager.

- Daily checks on vehicles to ensure they are road worthy, this includes tyre checks, and producing the correct documentation for the Transport Manager.
- Safe driving standards.
- Representing the company at all sites in a professional and competent manner.
- Maintaining vehicles and all equipment to a high standard (machines to be cleaned at least once a week and cabs are to be kept clean and tidy at all times).
- Respecting company property including cabs, trailers and all equipment.
- Safe loading and unloading of materials, - using initiative to load and unload materials safely without causing injury to themselves or damage to the vehicles.
- Willingness to help others in the team as and when required and to also learn how to drive various machines within the company and help with any manual tasks if required too.
- If you are unsure you must ask.
- Comply with all health & safety policies and procedures and wear appropriate PPE when required.
- The role may involve tree felling and processing.
- A varied role with the ability to help in various aspects of the company.
- Operating Albach Chipper, telehandler, 360 machines, forestry timber crane and any other required company machinery .
- Mechanically minded with a hands on approach.

Benefits to a career at SDL:
Simply Health; a health benefits scheme providing health care support and cover for our employees including virtual GP appointments, gym discounts and much more!
A company pension will be supplied for all roles
All uniform is provided upon starting your role
All PPE and specialist PPE provided
Continual professional development
On-site parking.

Preferred Skills

(Experience and qualifications listed would be advantageous but not essential. We value an ideal candidate with a willingness to learn and undertake training in equal measure.)
- Past history and ability to drive various plant machinery.
- Clean driving licence.
- Good work ethic.
- Good communication skills with a polite manner.
- Willingness to work and be part of a team.
- CSCS or CPCS qualification.
- FMO certificate.
- Telehandler, 360 machine, forestry timber crane experience are all beneficial but not essential
- Mechanical experience essential

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