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Process Operator

Kettering, Permanent, £20-25K Dependant on experience
Reference: AJ0821

Our client is a small but growing company, which requires a plant operator to be part of the team in charge of operating, maintaining and improving their plant.

The Role
To assist in the day-to-day operational activities at the plant and carry out instructions issued by the Senior Process Manager and other members of staff, to ensure that the Plant operates in a safe and efficient manner, within all Health and Safety and Environmental Guidelines, whilst maximising production and product quality.

Principal duties and job elements
• Being part of the technical team at the site full-time, with flexibility and availability towards working times to ensure the plant is kept operational 16 hours per day (2 shifts).
• Setting up, testing, operating, disassembling, cleaning, maintaining, and repairing equipment.
• Assisting in the determination, development and optimisation of production / operation methods and procedures
• Ensure compliance with all Company procedures
• Remaining aware, at all times, of your responsibilities, for your own Health and Safety and for the Health and Safety of your work colleagues, and report incidents as per Company procedure.
• To undertake all necessary training to increase and improve own skills in the workplace.
• Responsible for on-site electric maintenance of equipment and motor control equipment.

Skills and Experience
• Possess operational experience ideally gained with plant and machinery relevant to waste recycling/recovery industry.
• Good knowledge of Health and Safety
• High levels of numeracy and literacy with good communication skills.
• Able to work with minimal supervision.
• Able to prioritise the job at hand and deal appropriately with confidential information.
• The applicant must be electrically minded, Formal training in electrical maintenance would be a major advantage
• H&S qualification would be an advantage.
• Forklift qualification would be an advantage.
• Fabrication and Welding Skills would be highly desirable.
• Knowledge of process instrumentation such as flowmeters, thermocouples and knowledge of automation control equipment would be an advantage.
• A formal qualification such as HNC (or equivalent) or above in Chemistry, Engineering or a related discipline, would be a strong advantage.
• Able to identify important tasks and take responsibility for their execution.
• Well-organised and motivated individual; a ‘doer’, strongly self-motivated, willing to go the extra mile, with the interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills to succeed in a fast growing business.
• Able to work within a small team where your contribution is very important.

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