From takeaway cartons to plastic bottles, every day we throw away a vast amount of rubbish, but few people ever look beyond the bin bags to find out what happens next.
Lifting the lid on a career in the waste and recycling sector is Grundon Waste Management, an award-winning company operating throughout the South, and with an annual turnover of more than £118 million. We're the UK’s largest family-owned waste management company and have state-of-the-art treatment and recovery facilities, and an extensive vehicle fleet. We provide waste collection, recycling and specialist cleaning and environmental monitoring services to a wide range of organisations.
As an industry leader and innovator, Grundon has always been at the cutting edge of waste management - were were the first to introduce the wheelie bin to the UK - and continue to invest millions of pounds in new technologies.
What it’s like to work for us?
We care as much about our employees as we do the environment. And we are committed to achieving diversity by employing the right people to deliver a high-quality service based on equality of opportunity, skills, qualifications and relevant experience.
Here is feedback from a cross-section of employees:
Head of Sales: 'I joined Grundon 15 years ago as Trainee Salesperson, and have worked my way through a range of different roles in the department. Grundon have always supported me throughout my career progression, and have provided various training and development opportunities for me along the way.'
Lead Driver: 'When it came to applying for the Lead Driver role, Grundon fully supported me, providing me with all the necessary training.'
Marketing Assistant: 'Grundon is a great place to work, especially if you are looking to kick-start your career.'
Resource & Recovery Operative: 'I've learnt lots of skills - I've got my forklift licence, all paid for by Grundon, and can operate the baling machine. I like the variety, and there are opportunities to grow too. It's a really good job at a great company, with nice colleagues.'
So, with a bright future and expansion plans both in the UK and overseas, Grundon could be just what you’re looking for - don’t waste your opportunity!
The type of jobs we recruit for?
With many different locations throughout the South of England, including depots, treatment facilities, landfills, offices and quarries, we offer many different job types in a wide variety of functions. As a fast-growing business, we have roles available to suit a variety of skills, including driving, mechanics, IT, compliance, sales, engineering, marketing and contract management.