Operator - Recycling

About Us

Waste Management NZ Limited is New Zealand's leading resource recovery, recycling and waste management provider. We’re committed to safeguarding our beautiful environment through sustainable management of our valuable resources.  Put simply, sustainability is what we do.


We recently joined 60 Managing Directors and Chief Executives from New Zealand’s leading companies to sign the CEO Climate Change Statement, committing us to initiatives that aim to help limit global warming to two degrees. https://www.wastemanagement.co.nz/news-media


About the Role

We are looking for Recycling Operators to join our supportive and friendly team in Papakura.


In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Sorting recyclable material such as plastic, cardboard and Styrofoam using loaders, fork hoists and other mechanical handling equipment.
  • You will be unloading and loading trucks and containers as required and will be required to complete cleaning duties to ensure a high standard of housekeeping is kept. 

Our ideal candidate will have relevant experience in the industry and hold a forklift and Class 1 driver’s license. You will have a ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team. 


In return we offer you an opportunity to be part of a great team committed to providing a comprehensive one stop service to meet a broad range of facility, waste, recycling and industrial needs of our clients.


We understand that our people are our biggest asset. At Waste Management we will invest in your personal development and provide future career opportunities. We also offer a great company culture and you will get to work with a strong team of like-minded individuals.


How to Apply

If you believe you have the skills and experience to be a part of this exciting and growing business, please click “apply now”.

Please note: we do not always work to fixed closing dates and may start considering applications as they are received so we encourage you to apply early. 



Where to find us?

If you like to learn more about our business and services please visit us on www.wastemanagement.co.nz or https://www.linkedin.com/company/4798781/

Waste Management is an EEO employer and promotes drug and alcohol free workplaces. Only applications from those with the legal right and ability to work in New Zealand will be considered for this position. 




Permanent Full Time

Job no: KNAJ96452

Location: Papakura

Closing Date: Friday, 13 March 2020