Careers

We're recruiting!

Fancy joining the Forward Waste family? We currently have vacancies for the following positions:

SHEQ Manager

Based at our Cardiff HQ, the SHEQ Manager will supervise and coordinate work systems to ensure that the products or services of the company meet the highest quality standards and that the working conditions of the company are favourable and safe. They will lead, develop and maintain onsite and off-site SHEQ management programmes and systems, both in the written format and through face to face contact, communication and team briefing.

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Business Development Manager - Midlands

We are looking for a Midlands based Business Development Manager to join our busy sales team. Reporting directly to the Sales Director, the role will entail all aspects of business generation from
medium to large commercial / industrial waste stream producers. 

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HGV Driver

Based out of our head office in Cardiff and reporting directly to the Transport Manager, the job holder will be responsible for assisting in the safe and efficient operation of the Company’s collection services and the defined areas of responsibility within the business. As the face of our business, the jobholder will ensure full compliance with all legislation regarding driver’s activities and make every effort to ensure that all customers receive a high standard of service on the due day.
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Waste Operative

Working within our busy warehouse and waste transfer station in Cardiff, the main duties of the role will involve segregating and sorting various waste streams such as cardboard and plastic in readiness for baling and stacking for onward recycling.

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Workshop Assistant

Due to continued growth an exciting development opportunity has arisen within our engineering facility in Cardiff. The role will be assisting engineers in repairing and rebuilding compactors and balers.
This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is keen to learn and develop with career aspirations within a welding / fabricating role. 

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Client Account Manager - Midlands

We are looking to recruit a Midlands based Client Account Manager to ensure the delivery of the highest level of customer service - from managing the successful roll out of new contracts, to developing additional services for existing client accounts.

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Customer Services Administrator (Operations)

Based at our head office in Cardiff, the Customer Services Administrator will be working as part of a team, co-ordinating customer service requests with our in-house transport and third party hauliers.

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Sales Coordinator

Due to continued growth, we are looking for a Sales Coordinator to join our team in Cardiff, to work with the sales teams providing support through the company sales process, and providing administrative support.

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Supply Chain Support

Working within the Supply Chain Department in Cardiff supporting the Supply Chain Manager in all aspects of the role. You will be the conduit between new business / account management and the supply chain function. Your primary role will be to secure competitive pricing from existing supply chain network and identification of new suppliers.

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Technical Manager - (Industrial Chemist)

Providing support to FWM Business Development and Account Management teams, providing best practice guidance regarding hazardous waste. In addition, the Technical Manager will also offer consultation to new and existing clients of FWM working with them to find the best solutions for the management, storing, collection and disposal of hazardous waste.

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To apply for any of the roles, please email your CV to hr@forwardwaste.co.uk. Strictly NO agencies.

Working at FWM 

Our employees are critical to our success and growth.

They are at the core of our business, our culture and our values.  To manage and support them effectively, we promote group-wide policies that focus on our core values;

  • Trust - Trust we place in ourselves, colleagues and service partners to deliver our best result every time
  • Preparation - Ready for each opportunity and prepared to reach further 
  • Persistence - The determination to succeed in each prescribed goal 
  • Thoroughness - Getting it right, every time
  • Creativity - The freedom to apply lateral thinking to overcome obstacles 

Allied to this is our dedication to equality and diversity, health and safety and ethical conduct.  The same principles apply to all employees, wherever they are, whatever their role.

As a dynamic and growing business we benefit from the continual inflow of new skills and ideas.  We make sure newcomers are properly integrated into the company by promoting our core values throughout the business.

We engage with our colleagues through regular discussion and appraisal, listening to them and valuing their insight - this is the key to high productivity and high retention rates.

We pay particular attention to motivating our people to perform at peak by recognising their achievements and rewarding them appropriately.

We value proactive, self-motivating people with ideas, energy and commitment and we encourage them by insisting that no doors are closed and every voice will be heard.

We have;

  • the right workforce, so our clients benefit from having the right people with the right skills
  • a diverse workforce, which gives us a huge range of skill and expertise
  • an empowered workforce, who can make decisions and respond to our clients' needs promptly
  • a trained workforce, who can do the right job - properly

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