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Careers and Job opportunities in the UK

Sims Metal Management Careers, Global leader.

Join a world leading organisation

Sims Metal Management is the world's leading metals and electronics recycler, employing over 6,000 people in five continents. The experience and competence of the Sims Metal Management workforce is a fundamental strength of the Company, and our people capability has developed over a number of years.

Growth from within philosopy

With the development of our core and new businesses, Sims Metal Management is able to present opportunities for employees to progress through the Company supporting its 'promote from within' philosophy. This practice has seen a number of employees, from all levels, move to new positions and different locations across the business as a whole.

Graduate recruitment

Sims Metal Management also recognises the importance of acquiring new talent and this is reflected in the importance of the Company's trainee management programmes as well as the recruitment of qualified people.

Apply and find out more about the Sims Group Granduate Trainee Management Scheme.


For all enquiries regarding Apprenticeship opportunities, please contact the HR Department on 01789 722 043 or

Over 50 UK locations

We have regular career and job opportunities arising throughout England and Wales in 40 Sims Metal Management facilities and offices, including the Head Office near Stratford-upon-Avon and logistics centres in South Wales. Sims Recycling Solutions, our electronics recycling division operates from ten sites in England, Wales and Scotland plus several more in Continental Europe, including our IT asset recovery service.

Overall, our human resource strategy is focused on fostering a true performance culture, acquiring and developing talented personnel, identifying and developing new skills required for current and future business strategies, management and leadership development.

Types of careers available with Sims

Across Sims' 50 UK locations, a variety of career paths are on offer, including: 

  • Administration
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Commercial, Sales and Business Development
  • Engineering
  • Health, Safety and Environment
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Logistics 
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Technical

Job vacancies, Management Training and HR Policies

For more information on career and job opportunities with Sims Metal Management, view: