Two Duclo workers, sorting through waste plastic




Duclo Recycling Limited, The Cube Shed, Intermezzo Drive, Stourton,
LS10 1DF

Based on experience
Days/hours of work:
Two week shift rotation. 12 hours shifts, 42 hours average. 7 to 7.

The Washline Operatives are a team of organised individuals who thrive in a fast-paced atmosphere. The team are responsible for operating machinery including Shredders, Conveyors and Driers. This team ensure there is a consistent flow of material through the wash line and observe the material status throughout the process. They closely monitor quality and communicate any changes to the other departments to maintain the quality of the product.

This is a very important role as the precision of the work carried out impacts on the machine productivity and quality of the final recycled product.

Operating machinery can involve a substantial amount of manual handling including bending, stretching, stooping, stepping, reaching, and lifting. Having a moderate level of fitness and mobility is important to ensure you can work safely within health and safety regulations, without placing undue strain on your body.

Skills Required:
  • Counterbalance Forklift Qualification desirable but not essential
  • IPAF essential
  • Good level literacy & numeracy
  • Maintain high levels of housekeeping in and around your work area
  • Operating automatic and manual packing machines, scales and printing devices, labelling and managing inventory
  • High level of health and safety awareness
  • Maintain high level of focus for an extended period of time