We have a great team of staff at Material Change, many of whom have been with us for a long time.

We are always looking for talented and hardworking people to help deliver our services to our customers.  If you are interested in our company and interested in recycling and renewable energy, please send your CV and a covering letter to the HR Department, Material Change, The Amphenol Building, 46 – 50 Rutherford Drive, Park Farm South, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN8 6AX or send by email to and we will notify you as soon as any suitable positions become available.

We like to help our staff develop their careers, promoting internally where possible.  We are able to offer training and support to get you where you want to go in your career in the waste industry. Our future promises exciting opportunities, with more investment in people and technology as we expand within the UK.


Available positions:

We are continually growing, meaning we are looking for AD site operators throughout our company. We have sites across East Anglia, the Midlands and as far down as Cornwall. If you are interested in being part of our team and want to make a change, then please send your CV to or send us an email to

Management Accountant

  • Creeting St Mary – Ipswich
  • £32,000-£40,000 per annum + Study support
  • Free Parking
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Christmas Shut down

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role in a dynamic and fast-growing group of companies? Do you have a passion for numbers and a keen eye for detail? If so, you might be the perfect fit for our Management Accountant position.

As a Management Accountant, you will be responsible for preparing and presenting monthly management accounts for three companies within the group, as well as financial reporting, balance sheet reconciliations, VAT returns, and other accounting tasks. You will also support the Finance Director and Project Accountants with budgeting, forecasting, cash flow analysis, and sustainability reporting.

To succeed in this role, you will need to have:

  • AAT qualification or part CIMA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent)
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in a multi-company environment
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting standards, principles, and practices
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and accounting software (e.g. Sage, Xero, etc.)
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Interest in environmental and sustainability issues

This is a full-time, permanent, office-based role, located near Needham Market, Ipswich. You will be working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, with some flexibility. You will enjoy a competitive salary, a generous pension scheme, 25 days of annual leave, and other benefits.

Accounts Assistant

A position has arisen at Material Change for an Accounts Assistant to join our expanding team.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Sales ledger
  • Purchase ledger
  • General accounts work
  • Product Sales
  • Operating a busy weighbridge
  • General Office duties
  • The role will include interacting with customers both commercial and public.

Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Sage is preferable. Candidates must be self-motivated with the ability to show initiative, be flexible in their approach and be team orientated, you are required to have a good understanding of written and spoken English.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Full time, 09.00 to 17.00, 30 min lunch (37.5 hours per week)

Applicants should submit their CVs, marked Private & Confidential, to:

Michaela Lowe

Material Change Limited,

The Watering Farm,

Creeting St. Mary,



Or by direct response to this advert – we are not seeking the support of recruitment agencies on this hire

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £20,000.00-£25,000.00 per year

AD Plant Operator

The candidate will be responsible for AD plant operations, daily maintenance, monitoring of plant and machinery and ADHOC duties as and when required. Maintenance experience and knowledge of anaerobic digestion and/or waste treatment will be advantageous.

Key responsibilities:

  • Loading hopper with feed stock
  • Site maintenance (ensuring that the site is clean and tidy)
  • Daily reporting
  • Daily checks
  • Assisting with reports on the AD Plant

Reporting to the AD Site Manager, you will be reliable and hardworking. This is a hands-on role working with agricultural machinery. Some computer work is also required as part of the role.

Key points:

  • Driver’s license is essential.
  • Telescopic Handler operator ticket preferable

This is a full-time position. Weekend rota cover will be required as part of the role. Overtime for holiday and sickness cover will be required when necessary. Material Change believes in staff training and development and there is opportunity for career development within our organisation.

Compost Site Operator

Material Change Limited has over 18 years’ experience in recycling organic waste. With 6 compost sites across the Midlands and East of England we provide quality assured Compost, Mulch and Bark to landscapers, Gardeners and Local Authorities. We produce agricultural grade compost for farmers and manage 8 anaerobic digestion plants across the UK.

The successful candidate will join a team who are responsible for the processing of green waste producing our PAS:100 certified Compost.

As part of the role, you will be required to operate loading shovel, telehandler and 360 and shred, screen and windrow green waste material. You will also assist in the waste transfer shed loading out material and will be required to assist with site daily checks, plant and machinery daily maintenance, carry out odour monitoring off site and assist with all general site operations, weighbridge cover and yard duties.

Mobile plant experience essential (although training on some of the above machines can be provided where you do not have experience of all of them). Composting experience is an advantage but not essential. Training and PPE will be provided.


  • Experience – Loading Shovel / Telescopic Handler
  • Good Awareness of Health and Safety
  • Ability to work alone and be self-motivated
  • Good time keeping
  • Accurate record keeping

This is a full-time position. Weekend rota cover will be required as part of the role. Overtime for holiday and sickness cover will be required when necessary.

Material Change believes in staff training and development and there is opportunity for career development within our organisation.

If you are interested in this role then please submit a CV by direct response to this advert. You can learn more about the company here: To help us find the right candidate we ask that you carefully consider the requirements of the role before you apply.

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