Life at Slicker

We are committed to achieving environmentally sustainable waste management practices and serious about having fun!

Large & Innovative Fleet

We are a fast paced business operating the largest and most modern fleet of compliant vehicles in the industry

200 Employees Nationwide

From our head office in Worcestershire, through to our network of drivers, we employ nearly 200 colleagues throughout the UK.

Career Development

We strive to create an environment where our colleagues can reach their full potential through support, opportunities and recognition.

Meet our people

Find out what life at Slicker is really like

Current Vacancies

Explore our opportunities in your area and across the UK

Multi Skilled Driver

Transport
Posted 1 week ago Apply now
icon Ipswich, UK
  • 48 Hours per week, Monday – Friday
  • Slicker Recycling offers a contributory pension scheme
  • 20 days Holiday, increasing with length of service
  • Overtime and Bonus Opportunities

Due to expansion, we are recruiting for HGV Class 1 Drivers who are based in the Ipswich area.

Slicker Recycling is the market leader specialising in the collection and recycling of hazardous workshop waste and the provision of associated waste management services. We have more than 170 colleagues in the business, across various locations and our Head Office is based in Stourport on Severn. We are a small company with big aspirations, looking to continuously innovate and find ways to improve our service and business. We also have some new exciting developments in the pipeline.

Successful candidates will require HGV Class 1 but full and extensive training will be given on our specialist fleet of over 25 oil collectors, 15 hazardous waste trucks, 50 articulated trailers and 9 front line interceptor vehicles.
ADR is preferred but not essential.

Candidates must be flexible and prepared to work overnight when required.

 

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Multi Skilled Driver

Transport
Posted 1 week ago Apply now
icon Newport, UK
  • 48 Hours per week, Monday – Friday
  • Slicker Recycling offers a contributory pension scheme
  • 20 days Holiday, increasing with length of service
  • Overtime and Bonus Opportunities

Due to expansion, we are recruiting for HGV Class 1 Drivers who are based in the Newport area.

Slicker Recycling is the market leader specialising in the collection and recycling of hazardous workshop waste and the provision of associated waste management services. We have more than 170 colleagues in the business, across various locations and our Head Office is based in Stourport on Severn. We are a small company with big aspirations, looking to continuously innovate and find ways to improve our service and business. We also have some new exciting developments in the pipeline.

Successful candidates will require HGV Class 1 but full and extensive training will be given on our specialist fleet of over 25 oil collectors, 15 hazardous waste trucks, 50 articulated trailers and 9 front line interceptor vehicles.
ADR is preferred but not essential.

Candidates must be flexible and prepared to work overnight when required.

 

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Internal Account Manager (12 month Fixed Term)

Commercial
Posted 2 weeks ago Apply now
icon Stourport-on-Severn
  • 40 Hours per week, Monday – Friday
  • Commission structure
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 20 days Holiday, increasing with length of service

We are recruiting for an Internal Account Manager on a fixed term Maternity cover contract who can manage a portfolio of circa 50 middle tier accounts, retain and prevent the erosion of these customers through strategic development and build relationships with key stakeholders. As well as being able to demonstrate growth from proactively cross-selling additional products and services.

Our aftersales department consists of 2 Commercial Account Managers, 1 Key Account Manager and 2 Sales Co-ordinators. The Internal Account Managers take care of the companies large commercial and key account customers by maintaining relationships at head office level, whilst being supported by the sales co-ordinators on a day to day basis. The main objectives of the Aftersales department are: retention by maintaining strong relationships and conducting contract re-negotiations, growth through cross selling additional services provided by Slicker and our subcontractors via the Total Waste Management (TWM) division and efficiencies achieved by reviewing and implementing optimum collection frequencies to reduce costs and increase margins. Some of our largest customers include First Group, Northgate, Aggregate Industries, Cemex, A Plant and Marubeni Komatsu.

Responsibilities
  • Create and operate to a robust business plan in alignment with the Company’s aims
  • Using business plan to prioritise and actively re-negotiate lapsed contracts and set up new contracts where no agreement is in place
  • Implement strategies with support from the After Sales Manager for new services and products as well as analysing business needs and seeking new opportunities for growth
  • Conduct strategic account reviews to drive growth and profitability
  • Managing the delivery of projects to agreed deadlines
  • Addressing client concerns and handling calls that require manager involvement
  • Increase the revenue and profitability of accounts through optimisation and efficiencies
  • Managing supplier relationships specific to your accounts
  • On-going maintenance of customer database and pipeline
  • Weekly reporting to your manager on sales activity, key customer advancements, aged debt and updated pipeline opportunities
  • Achievement of set individual quarterly sales targets
  • Monitor company service delivery to ensure this is consistent with contractual obligations
  • Build, develop and maintain productive and professional relationships with key decision makers in account base through regular communication and occasional meetings.
  • Work closely with other departments and divisions to ensure customer satisfaction and problem resolution
  • Manage product/service mix, pricing and margins to agreed aims through contract renegotiations
  • Plan and orchestrate regular promotional activity at site level with the assistance of Marketing and the After Sales Manager.
Skills required
  • To maintain a positive and ‘can do’ approach
  • Ability to establish, develop and maintain business relationships
  • Maintain a high level of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality at all times
  • Success in achieving set objectives including margin attainment and minimising cost
  • Strong communication skills to include relationship building, influencing and negotiating skills
  • Proven self-motivation and discipline with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Commercially minded with strong attention to detail and excellent organisation skills
  • Professional demeanour and engaging interpersonal skills

Note – This will be a predominantly office based role which may require occasional travel to customer locations.

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Working with us

We have a range of roles to thrive in at Slicker.

Contact Centre

The Contact Centre is a busy hub within head office where our advisors handle all enquiries from new and existing sales through to customer service. Advisors focus on increasing our feedstocks to maximise input to our processing plant.

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Finance

Our Finance team prepare and create financial accounts, maintain financial records, plan internal financial information, analyse current financial performance and pay creditors and employee salaries.

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Total Waste Management

The TWM advisors manage a small network of sub-contractors to carry out services that Slicker are not equipped or licensed to perform in-house. Our advisors monitor supplier performance to ensure that high levels of service are consistently met.

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Aftersales

Our Sales Co-ordinators and Account Managers look after our large commercial and key accounts customers by maintaining strong working relationships, enabling us to retain and grow our business and increase efficiencies.

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Transport

We have a centralised logistics department managing the largest and most modern transport fleet of compliant vehicles in the industry, comprising of over 100 specialist vehicles. This includes oil collection vehicles, garage waste service trucks, articulated trailers and front-line interceptor vehicles.

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Laboratory

Several years of research and development by our Lab Chemists has enabled us to produce environmentally cost-effective virgin fossil fuel alternatives. It is our mission to be innovative and lead the way in the re-refining used oil and the recycling of other wastes we collect to avoid landfill.

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Plant Operatives

The waste oil we collect is treated using our own proprietary technology processes at the Slicker refinery plants. Our Plant Operatives are responsible for the day-to-day running and maintenance of the plant to enable us to continue producing an environmentally friendly and cost-effective alternative to virgin fossil fuels.

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Our Values

Our values are how we behave and how we are towards each other – working as a team.

Reliable

We do what we say we will and work hard to get it right first time

Fun

Having fun helps make the days more enjoyable and work well as a team

Honest

If we can’t do something then we say so, but we always look for a solution

Creative

We try new things and aim to be the best we can for ourselves and our customers

Bold

We try new things, take on daily challenges, and confidently share our views

The Benefits

We value the commitment of our colleagues; in return we offer a great working environment, to be part of a committed and dedicated team, and the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary with bonus and commission schemes
  • Contributory pension
  • Death in service benefit
  • Holiday and company sickness schemes
  • Childcare voucher and cycle to work schemes, Long service awards, Free parking facilities

Training

From your very first day at Slicker Recycling, your induction will help you to better understand the requirements of your role, the team you will be working with, and the important part you will play in our business.

To help you settle in as quickly as possible you will have regular monthly catch ups with your manager as part of your structured probation period and they will be always be on hand if you need anything.

If professional membership or training is required we will support you financially to help you to maintain or develop further into your chosen career.

Communication

As a small company we have the ability to make decisions quickly and move with pace and urgency.

This makes communication really important, ensuring that our colleagues are up to date, informed about key business decisions, and aware of how we are performing.

We actively share information through our Slicker Standard newsletter, Colleague Representative Group, and quarterly performance updates. Twice a year our Managing Director tours the UK to provide all colleagues with a detailed business update which are often really lively and generate lots of debate.

Our locations

Our nationwide operation provides flexibility for our employees to work all over the UK.

  • Stourport Lombard House

    Anchor Drive, Worcester Road, 

    Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire, DY13 9BZ

  • Stourport Plant

    Barracks Rd, Sandy Lane Industrial Estate,
    Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire, DY13 9RW

  • Exeter

    Exeter Transfer Station, Greendale Barton Ind, Estate,
    Woodbury Salterton, Exeter, EX5 1EW

  • Kingsnorth

    Jetty Road, Kingsnorth Ind Estate,
    Kingsnorth, Rochester, Kent, ME3 9ND

  • Newport

    Newport Transfer Station, 7 New Quay Road, Felnex Industrial Estate,
    Stevenson St, Newport, Gwent, NP19 4PL

  • Ipswich

    Hollywell Waste Oil Treatment Plant, Clift Quay,
    Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 0BE

  • Trafford Park

    Trafford Park Transfer Station, Praed Road,
    Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1PQ

  • Wolverhampton

    Wolverhampton Waste Facility,
    Lincoln Street, Wolverhampton, WV10 0DX

  • Kilmarnock

    Slicker Interceptors Divisional Office
    2b New Mill Road, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA1 3JF

Stourport Lombard House

Anchor Drive, Worcester Road, 

Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire, DY13 9BZ

Stourport Plant

Barracks Rd, Sandy Lane Industrial Estate,
Stourport-On-Severn, Worcestershire, DY13 9RW

Exeter

Exeter Transfer Station, Greendale Barton Ind, Estate,
Woodbury Salterton, Exeter, EX5 1EW

Kingsnorth

Jetty Road, Kingsnorth Ind Estate,
Kingsnorth, Rochester, Kent, ME3 9ND

Newport

Newport Transfer Station, 7 New Quay Road, Felnex Industrial Estate,
Stevenson St, Newport, Gwent, NP19 4PL

Ipswich

Hollywell Waste Oil Treatment Plant, Clift Quay,
Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 0BE

Trafford Park

Trafford Park Transfer Station, Praed Road,
Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1PQ

Wolverhampton

Wolverhampton Waste Facility,
Lincoln Street, Wolverhampton, WV10 0DX

Kilmarnock

Slicker Interceptors Divisional Office
2b New Mill Road, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, KA1 3JF

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