Looking to join a fast paced growing industry, with a fun,
professional team?

At A.R.Richards we are also looking to grow our team. From logistics super stars to HGV lorry drivers, there is a place for you in team A.R.Richards. Our current roles are listed below, however we are always willing to take on the right people, simply send a CV a [email protected]

Why Join A.R.Richards…

Company Pension Scheme

Growing Industry

Competitive Pay Rates

Staff Discount Available

Agricultural Operative

Full-time permanent or self-employed Roles

We are a reputable family run company who have been established for over 40 years specialising in Waste Management, Agricultural Contracting, Building Materials & Construction. We have an opening within the agricultural team for a full-time permanent or self-employed Tractor Driver.  This position is available with an immediate start date.

CLASS 2 DRIVERS:

Full Time/ Part Time & Self Employed Roles

Working with our delivery team transporting various waste streams across the Midlands. This could be as part of the skip team, aggregates or building merchants. This is a customer facing role so you must be happy to chat to people and willing to meet their expectations. Various hours and packages available for the right candidates.

Transport Coordinator

Full Time/ Part Time & Self Employed Roles

Outline of the Role:

• As a Transport Coordinator you will be a vital member of the team ensuring that our customers
receive their orders on time, whilst adhering to all driving rules & regulations.
• Your roles will be to help ensure that the daily operations run effectively at all times. Providing on-
going support to our Drivers in making sure that delivered throughout the day are efficiently
completes, on time, every time whilst remaining legally compliant with Transport Legislation and
working time directive.
• You will record any defect and communicate this to the Transport Manager/ Site Manager/ H & S
Manager to ensure that no vehicles classed as off the road are used.
• Allocate routes to our drivers for the following day, managing their expectations; fairly and
consistently.
• Update daily reports and data base with returning skips to ensure stock levels are accurate.
• Communicate with the Drivers to fire fight any issues that may arise- there will be a level of
reactive work that will require you to problem-solve and think on your feet.

The Candidate:

You will need to be a quick learner and can take direction. You must be confident under pressure
and enjoy problem solving and lateral thinking. You must have a passion to drive our performance
paying attention to the service that we deliver to all our customers. You will be enthusiastic and
driven towards achieving high standards of quality and bold enough to make key decision quickly
and report back.

Experience:

• An in-depth understanding of the transport legislation and logistics operations (including Driver
Hours & Tachographs)
• Experience of working to tight deadlines
• Experience of working in in a transport/ logistics environment with daily fluctuating workloads.
• Able to react quickly to information, helping solve any challenges to route

Skills:

• Able to remain calm and focussed under time pressure
• Able to solve problems independently and with confidence

• Able to communicate effectively especially by phone
• Has a logical and methodical approach to all tasks
• PC literate including Microsoft Packages
• Experience using in-house transport management systems

What A R Richards can offer:

As a family run company our team mean everything to us, we want to ensure that we offer a fun,
energetic place to work where people can thrive. We continue to add to our company benefits, but
we can offer:

• Company Pension
• 28 days paid holiday
• On job training and induction programme
• Hourly rate paid weekly
• Continued supported training as well as opportunity to develop within company
• Staff discounts
• Overtime hours available Hourly rate will be £10:00-£13:00 with various bonus pay and overtime

Weighbridge Assistant 

Full Time

Role Description

• Direct traffic coming onto site and operate weighbridge.
• Check incoming loads, ensuring compliance with site license and permitted waste types.
• Accurately record weights & waste type by vehicle, completing appropriate documentation and
collect driver signatures etc.
• Receive and record all cash and card payments
• Process delivery notes and tickets accurately and efficiently.
• Immediately report any contamination or non-conforming wastes delivered to site to the
appropriate Manager.
• Report any anomalies/errors to the weighbridge system to the appropriate people immediately.
• Produce daily reports for various tonnages and product lines.
• Maintain relationships and deal with queries from customers and site visitors.
• Ensure weighbridge customers are aware of site rules and distribute information and guidance
accordingly.
• Ensure that vehicles delivering to site have the correct paperwork and EWC codes.
• Ensure that vehicles have the necessary paperwork for forward movements from the site to
destination.
• Assist with general administrative duties and customer service answering the telephone and
emails.
• Help with general marketing

The Candidate

You will need to be a confident individual with excellent communication and IT skills.
You will need a can-do attitude and resilience that is required in this highly competitive market.
A R Richards offer great career opportunities.
No experience required, all training will be provided.
To apply for this role please send your CV to [email protected]

PLANT OPERATIVE ON MRF:

Full Time Role

As a plant operator you will be responsible for using a variety of machinery to do tasks such as loading baled recyclates into lorries, loading/unloading lorries of all waste streams and daily site work.

The job role of a Plant Operative at a MRF will involve the following duties:

 Using loadalls, forklifts and material handler (High rise cab) with confidence as we are a busy site
 Moving waste streams with plant
 Loading shovel work may be required
 Operating Man Cages
 Feeding the baler to produce baled products
 Loading articulated lorries
 Sorting waste using grab material handler
 Using forklifts to unload and move materials around the site including concrete panels and rings
 Carrying out safety checks and keeping machines running properly
 Changing buckets and other machine attachments
 You will record any defect and communicate this to the Transport Manager/ Site Manager/ H & S Manager to ensure that plant stays operational and safe

Your role will be to ensure that within the team we are able to keep a very busy shed running effectively at all times.

Providing on-going support to the Shed Supervisor and Shed Manager. Liaising closely with the Weighbridge and Transport teams to ensure that vehicles are loaded correctly with the correct products and at the right weights.

Agricultural Operative

Full Time Role

Brief Description:

We are a reputable family run company who have been established for over 40 years specialising in Waste Management, Agricultural Contracting, Building Materials & Construction. We have an opening within the agricultural team for a full-time permanent or self-employed Tractor Driver.  This position is available with an immediate start date.

Outline of the Role:

  • As a Tractor Driver you will be required to undertake many tasks including, but not limited to; drilling, baling, pumping, trailering and hedge cutting,
  • Ensure all machinery used is in good working order and safe to use.
  • Provide agricultural advice to customers where your knowledge allows.

The Candidate:

You will be a confident individual capable of taking direction and working under pressure.  Likewise, you will have an aptitude for problem solving.  You will be passionate about your work and be driven to succeed in all tasks undertaken.

Experience/Skillset:

  • Having a minimum of 5 years’ experience within a similar role preferred.
  • A good working and mechanical knowledge of agricultural machinery and implements.
  • GPS knowledge and understanding essential.
  • Ability to work under own initiative and without supervision.
  • Able to solve problems independently and with confidence.
  • Able to communicate effectively.

What A R Richards can offer:

A family owned company whose team are integral to all that we achieve.  We strive to provide a fun and energetic working environment where people can thrive, promoting within where possible.  Our staff are rewarded with ongoing reviews and numerous company benefits.  We endeavour to offer all we can and currently offer the following:

  • Company Pension
  • 28 days paid holiday
  • Wages paid weekly
  • Overtime bonus available
  • Mobile phone allowance
  • Wellington and Boot Allowance
  • On job training and induction programme
  • Continued support and training as well as opportunity to develop within company
  • Staff discounts
  • Staff Discounts
  • Pay negotiable based on experience

To apply or for more information please contact [email protected] or call 01630 659113

Skip Hire

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Commercial Waste

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Euro Bin Hire

Across Shropshire, Staffordshire & Cheshire

Building Merchants & Aggregates

Concrete, Ducting, Pipes and more…

Construction & Plant Hire

Available with and without operatives

Agricultural Contracting

Full Range of field & Harvest works completed

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