Employer profile


Updated: January, 2022

About Grundon Waste Management Ltd

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 keen to attract high-calibre candidates.

Operating throughout the South, and with an annual turnover of more than £118 million, the UK’s largest family-owned waste management company (800+ employees) has state-of-the-art treatment and recovery facilities and an extensive vehicle fleet. It provides waste collection, recycling and specialist cleaning and environmental monitoring services to a wide range of organisations.

In 2018, Grundon was the only waste management company to feature in the Sunday Times Profit Track 100, ranking 16th place in the league table of Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing profits.

Working within this innovative business means being part of a creative and customer-focused team of experts who are passionate about quality and setting new standards for environmental best practice and resource management.

From highly-qualified technical experts and industry chemists to engineers and IT specialists, Grundon offers first-class career prospects.

Employee training and development is central to its success and Grundon puts great value on attracting, retaining and developing the best people. A snapshot of its investment includes internships, apprenticeships, the Grow@Grundon training programme and Grundon Development Programme - an intensive management and leadership behavioural course.

Industry leader

As an industry leader and innovator, Grundon has always been at the cutting edge of waste management - it was the first to introduce the wheelie bin to the UK - and continues to invest millions of pounds in new technologies.

Proud of its environmental commitments, Grundon achieved an industry first by introducing CarbonNeutral® certification across its entire road-going vehicle fleet and, with an emphasis on being a good neighbour, supports many different community, sporting and charitable initiatives.

Grundon could be just what you’re looking for - don’t waste your opportunity.

Roles available

As a fast-growing business, roles are available to suit a variety of skills, including IT, compliance, sales, engineering, technical, marketing, contract management and helpdesk.


Opportunities exist at Grundon’s head office at Benson, Oxfordshire and at its operations across the South of England, from Bristol in the West to Brighton in the East.

Salary and benefits

Jobs enjoy competitive starting salaries and progression opportunities. Benefits include pension scheme with life insurance, holiday purchase scheme, discount shopping scheme, healthcare cash plan and Employee Assistance Programme.


Degrees accepted, core skills required will vary depending on specific roles.

Work sectors

environment and conservation


South East England

Contact details

01491 834311
Thames House
Oxford Road
OX10 6LX

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