Careers and Job Opportunities in the UK

Next step in your career

Sims Metal are always interested in candidates that are looking for the next step in their metal recycling career. Please call our recruitment team today on 01789 722043 to discuss your experience, ambitions and suitable opportunities that we have available. Alternatively, email:

Join a world leading organisation

Sims are the world’s leading metals and electronics recycler, employing over 4,000 people in five continents. The experience and competence of the Sims Metal workforce is a fundamental strength and our people capability has developed over a number of years.

Growth from within philosophy

With the development of our core and new businesses, Sims are 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.

Over 40 UK locations

We have regular career and job opportunities arising throughout England and Wales in over 40 Sims Metals facilities and offices, including the Head Office near Stratford-upon-Avon and logistics centres in South Wales.

Administrative and Management Positions

  • Business Development
  • Engineering
  • Administrative
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Health & Safety
  • Legal
  • Human Resources
  • International Training

Frontline Operations Positions

  • Mechanics
  • Crane Operators
  • Welders
  • Sorters and Laborers
  • Electricians
  • Drivers
  • Supervisors
  • Dispatcher
  • Transportation

Jobs Available

We offer a wide range of employment opportunities in frontline operations, administrative and managerial positions.

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Graduate Recruitment and Apprenticeships

Apply and find out more about the Sims Group Graduate Development Programme and Apprenticeship opportunities.

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Equal Opportunities Policy

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