Careers

We're recruiting!

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

Engineering Manager

Reporting to the Operations Director, the Company requires an experienced and multi-disciplined Engineering Manager responsible for the continued success of our engineering division and equipment fleet, developing and managing all operational aspects, from full P&L responsibility through to the development of staff and facilities.

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Management Information & Data Analyst

Reporting to the Finance Director developing effective MI reporting that reconciles into the key financial data that can be used by the department managers to improve their decision making. You will identify and set up new efficient processes solutions, refining work methods by managing MI reporting automation projects. Working closely within the IT systems and Financial Control, aiming to save reporting time and minimise manual input.

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Sales/Business Development Manager - Midlands

Territory: NORTH MIDLANDS including Birmingham (above M6), Telford, Stoke & Leicester.

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the role will entail all aspects of business generation from medium to large commercial / industrial waste stream producers.

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Mechanical Fitter

Working for a dynamic and growing supplier of compactors, balers and other waste handling equipment. A varied role which includes refurbishing, repairing and altering machinery in the workshop and on occasion assisting with the installing, de-commissioning, servicing and maintenance of equipment at customers sites in South Wales and the UK. Based at our Cardiff manufacturing facility, where there is parking available on site. Please email us for further details.

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HGV Driver - Class 1 or 2

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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To apply for any of the roles, please email your CV to wendy@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