MSO Plant Operators - Horsham

MSO Plant Operators - Horsham

Biffa plc is the leading nationwide integrated waste management business providing collection, treatment, recycling and technologically-driven energy generation services. Through the expertise of our people and investment in technology we promote and deliver sustainable waste management solutions.

Our cutting edge Mechanical & Biological Treatment plant in Horsham has the capacity to process over 310,000 tonnes of waste per year. The facility includes the mechanical recovery of both recyclable material and residual waste for RDF with any biodegradable material being treated within the AD plant to generate electricity. The plant has the ability to produce up to 4.5MW of electricity to power the MBT facility and export to the national grid.

Main role of position:

Reporting directly to the Logistics Manager, You will be responsible for the safe operation of all mobile Plant including 360 wheeled grab loader, loading shovel, tele truck and overhead cranes on site at the Mechanical Biological Treatment Plant. LGV class 1 would be beneficial.

The plant runs a 24/7 operation, MSO are required to work a rolling day shift pattern of 4 x12 hour days including week ends and bank holidays.

Additional duties will include assisting with the housekeeping activities, in compliance with site licences and PPC permits, health and safety legislation, EPA, planning conditions and Company policies and procedures.

Main Duties:

1. Safe operation of mobile plant and LGV’s.

2. Carry out daily maintenance and record keeping for mobile plant.

3. Carry out housekeeping activities in all areas of the site.

4. Carry out basic maintenance and cleaning on fixed process plant under the direction of the Shift Supervisor and Electrical/Mechanical Technicians.

5. Carrying out daily operations on site as directed by site management.

6. Carry out regular inspections of site infrastructure.

7. Take due care for the safety of self and others in accordance with health and safety legislation, Company procedures and toolbox talks.

8. Attending site safety meeting / toolbox talks as required.

9. To carry out any other such reasonable job related tasks as the Company may require.

In return we offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and real career progression.


  • Plant, Plant Operator, LGV, Crane, 360 wheeled grab loader, loading shovel, tele truck