Weighbridge Administrator 

We are looking for a motivated and reliable Administrator to join our landfill team.  The successful candidate will join a small team of around eight people carrying out the day to day administration operations of our non-hazardous landfill site at Newcastle-Under-Lyme.

This position will report directly to the Site Manager.


Working on the weighbridge carrying out administrative duties including:

  • Liaising with drivers and visitors as they enter and leave the site
  • Ensuing all vehicles have been accurately weighed upon entry and exit
  • Keeping all required records are accurate and up to date including individual vehicles, haulier, types of materials etc.
  • Entering information onto SAP system in a timely fashion
  • Liaising with the accounts department regarding any accounts which are on stop to obtain permission/ refusal for the driver to tip
  • Answering phone calls
  • Ensure drivers/ visitors are adhering to site rules as they enter/ exit (including wearing correct PPE, wearing seatbelt etc.)
  • Ensure the weighbridge office is kept tidy

Essential Qualifications

Suitably trained and experienced in the use of IT equipment and general office administration practices

Advantageous Qualifications and Experience

  • Experience operating a weighbridge system
  • Health & Safety Training e.g. IOSH, First Aid Certificate, COSHH
  • Experience of SAP would be advantageous, but training can be provided.

Essential Skills

Ability to work as part of a team, with limited supervision to carry out the administration function for the site. Able to communicate effectively with other team members and with visitors to the site and in particular drivers.

Key Responsibilities

1) Ability to work safely and encourage visitors to the site to do the same
2) Comply with company systems and procedures.
3) Ensure that all administration activities are carried out in a productive and proficient manner
4) Maintain a clean and tidy work area
5) Promote safe and productive working across the site

Key Performance Indicators

  • Targeting zero accidents/incidents
  • Targeting zero non-conformities/right first-time approach

Essential Details

  • Role: Weighbridge Administrator
  • Reporting to: Site Manager
  • Location: Walleys Landfill, Newcastle-under-Lyme
  • Hours20-25 hours per week on a 7am-5pm basis with 30mins lunchbreak.  The role includes the opportunity for Saturday overtime (7am-12noon) with an overtime allowance of time and a half.
  • Holidays: 20 days per annum (pro rata)
  • Salary: £9.11 p/h

To Apply

This is a great opportunity to join our waste management team as we continue to grow. Apply now and join our friendly team.

Email your CV and covering letter to: enquiries@redindustries.co.uk