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Waste Operative

Date: 02-Aug-2022

Location: London Stansted Airport, GB

Company: MAG

Job Title: Waste Operative

  • Waste Operative
  • Based at London Stansted Airport
  • Permanent, Full-time (42 Hours) 
  • Competitive salary
  • We are proud to be a diverse employer, and we welcome candidates from all backgrounds


About us


MAG is the country’s largest airport group. We own Manchester, London Stansted and East Midlands Airports along with MAG USA, a major airport services business based out of Chicago. Pre-Covid we were enjoying year on year growth with FY20 seeing MAG seeing revenue of £893m, driven by passenger numbers along with non-aero yields and increased cargo operations, contributing more than £3b to the UK economy.


Job Purpose


As Waste Operative your main purpose will be to:

  • To effectively deliver a wasteaway service from the Terminal and surrounding site
  • To transfer waste in a timely and effective manner
  • To deliver the end to end process for the retail waste away process including delivery of recycling, food and waste bags
  • Waste sortation at source in the recycling plant


Principal Accountabilities


  • Responsible for operational delivery of waste removal
  • Reporting of any contamination of recycling waste
  • Excellent knowledge of waste away services and recycling constraints
  • Be a champion of promoting recycling within the airport to drive improvements
  • Manage any necessary remedial action when services do not meet the required standard
  • Delivery of continuous improvement and efficiencies

Knowledge, Experience and Skills


  • Knowledge of waste away processes
  • Physically able to carry out the tasks including manoevering up to 1100 litre wheelie bins
  • Able to understand a peak and flow operation and react in real time to operational requirements



How do I apply?


Please submit your up-to-date CV and a covering letter detailing how you meet the role criteria.