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General Yard Operative

Glasgow, UK Req #1035
17 May 2024

Package Description: 

- Attractive pay rates + Increased overtime rates
- Plus great benefits such as:              

  • Bonus scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, plus each year you will have the option to buy and sell leave
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Employee Support to include Life Assurance and critical illness pay
  • 24/7 Colleague Assistance Programme and Financial Wellbeing Support – access to affordable loans, savings accounts, advanced earned pay, and financial education via salary finance
  • Online savings- major retailers, utilities, entertainment plus many more!

About Our Opportunity:

Are you looking to work with cars and have a sustainable career? Whilst truly making the world better, fairer and greener for the next generation.

We approximately recycle up to 95% of a vehicle which massively reduces our negative impact on the environment. You will be a key player in making the world a better place by doing this.

Whether you’re mechanically minded, an experienced tyre fitter or you have a passion for upcycling vehicles in your spare time. Then this role will be right up your street!

Not only will you learn all aspects of how to recycle a car, from recycling a wing mirror to the catalytic converter.

We will train you in all aspects of ELV operations, including gaining your FLT license, small tools, car de-pollution and much more.

What You Will Be Doing:

This role isn’t just a ‘hands-on’ kind of position. Besides physically recycling the vehicle. A huge part of this role is providing excellent customer service to all our customers. Meeting and greeting and interacting with customers is a key part of this role.

Don’t worry, we will provide you with all the tools, training and support you need to become successful within the role.

About You:

You’re the kind of person who always likes to learn new things and always looking to do better with a great attitude to work. Your passion for providing excellent customer service will be second to none. You will have a genuine interest with working with cars.

So if you have a great attitude and your looking to build a sustainable career, then this job will be perfect for you.

Who We Are: 

European Metal Recycling is a global leader in sustainable materials with physical operations in the UK, USA, Germany and the Netherlands. Our core business is the recycling of metal and plastics from a range of public, commercial and industrial waste streams. Our recycling activities generate around 10 million tonnes of sustainable materials every year, saving over 10 million tonnes of CO2.

Our mission is to have great people serving our customers with dependable recycling solutions. EMR is still privately owned, with family values at its core. It’s a place where we care about our people, our customers, our workplace and our communities. We offer diverse and exciting career opportunities where individuals can make a difference and are recognised and rewarded for their hard work.

Find out more about us at www.emrgroup.com  

It goes without saying that you will need the correct licences or certificates for a variety of our roles.

However, at EMR we value the way we do things as much as the delivery. We call our expectations our Behaviours. They align with our Values of We Care and We Do, and they apply across all levels and roles in the business.

​We Care

- Integrity – you are Respectful and Honest

- Trust – you are Collaborative and Genuine

We Do

- Accountable – you are Determined and Responsible

- Innovative – you have a Growth Mind-set and you are Progressive


The EMR Way - Our Behaviours will achieve success as One Team.

If you embody our Behaviours, we want to hear from you! 

Other details

  • Job Family US Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Glasgow, UK