Careers

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

Think Forward are the right fit for you? We are currently looking for new team members across several areas of the business - check out our current opportunities, below.

Assistant Accountant

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Accountant to join our busy finance department. The main purpose of the role will be to support the finance department with the day to day accounting functions ensuring delivery of a high-quality service, and accurate and timely completion of workload. Read the full job spec.

Business Development Manager

Reporting directly to the Head of Sales, the role will entail all aspects of business generation from medium to large commercial / industrial waste stream producers. We are currently looking for two new Business Development Managers to join the team, covering the M5 corridor and the West Midlands, click on the links below for the full job descriptions.

BDM - M5 Corridor

BDM - West Midlands

Chemistry Graduate

We are looking for a Chemistry graduate to joing our growing hazardous wastes team. Reporting to the Senior Site Chemist, the purpose of the role is to assist with the growth of the department. Dealing with existing customers, you will be organising the safe collection and disposal of hazardous waste. Click here for the full job spec.

Supply Chain Coordinator

Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will be supporting the Business Development Managers and Account Management. Your primary role will be to source recycling & disposal outlets across the UK.  Click here to read the full job spec.

Waste Operative

Working within our busy warehouse and waste transfer station 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. Click here for full details.

HGV Driver

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. Click here for full details.

Transport Manager/HGV Driver

We are looking for an aspiring Transport Manager. This dual role will involve driving for 3 days a week, with 2 days a week spent with our current Transport Management team where you will be taken through a training and development programme to enhance your skills and experience within a management position. This role is part of the company succession growth plan and it is envisaged that the successful candidate will take over full responsibility as Transport Manager within 12 – 18 months. Read more here.

 

 

To apply for any of these roles, please submit your CV, along with covering letter, to hr@forwardwaste.co.uk

Strictly NO agencies.