Weighbridge Operator


Position:                     Weighbridge Operator

Salary:                         £8.91 per hour

Location:                    Gravesend, Kent

Hours:                         Mon to Fri 07:00 to 17:00 & Sat 07:00 to 12:30


Prism 7 Resourcing are seeking an experienced and experienced Weighbridge Operator for our client based in Gravesend.

As a Weighbridge Operator you are the first person our clients’ customers and clients meet when coming into their depot, and the last person they see on the way out.

As a Weighbridge Operator, you will develop a solid foundation of knowledge and expertise of the company and the industry.

We are looking for someone who wants to be part of a team and gain knowledge of the industry.

Hours of work will be Monday to Friday 07:00 – 17:00 and Saturdays 07:30 – 12:30. There is also a requirement that the weighbridge operator will need to stay past their times in the need arises.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing all vehicles entering and exiting the depot, weighing their load and recording data accurately.
  • Recording and calculating inputs and outputs, producing weighbridge tickets.
  • Carrying out the necessary admin work to complete the process.
  • Liaising with customers, acting as first point of contact for a customer to resolve any issues/problems.
  • Ensuring all visitors to the depot sign in and out.
  • Liaise with other depot team members keeping a steady flow of traffic moving.
  • Operating the hands free radio.
  • Developing knowledge of materials, metal grades and the recycling industry.
  • Keeping the weighbridge office clean and tidy
  • Answering the telephones in a prompt and professional manner
  • Managing the non ferrous metals that come in to the depot
  • Driving the forklift when necessary

Skills Required

  • Good communication skills
  • Reliable, hardworking and have a can do attitude

Experience, Attributes & Skills Required:

  • Experience within Weighbridge?
  • Do you have outstanding attention to accuracy and detail?
  • Can you communicate effectively with various customers, clients and staff?
  • Are you able to prioritise workloads and work to deadlines?
  • Can you be flexible to meet changing priorities, and remain calm under pressure?
  • Can you work safely and effectively in a large industrial environment?
  • Are you able travel to and from the depot without difficulty?
  • Can you work Saturday mornings?
  • Are you happy to stay late when necessary?

Prism 7 Resourcing are an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that due to the high number of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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