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Process Operator

Partington, Manchester
Job Type
3 Jul 2024

Process Operator

We are seeking dedicated and adaptable individuals for a field-based Operator position. This Operator role involves working in a physically demanding and challenging environment, where processes may change at short notice. The ideal candidate will thrive in dynamic settings and quickly adapt to new procedures.

This is a 2 year fixed term contract although the majority are taken on full time during this period

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with company Health and Safety policies and relevant regulations.
  • Monitor, maintain, and start up plant operations efficiently, adhering to safety, quality, and environmental standards.
  • Report any events or incidents that may affect process continuity to the Lead Operator or Shift Manager.
  • Participate in housekeeping and emergency response as part of the second response team.
  • Conduct Total Preventative Maintenance checks and resolve issues promptly.
  • Correctly sort waste according to company environmental policies.
  • Support the Lead Operator in achieving production targets with maximum efficiency.
  • Perform tasks during scheduled downtimes and maintain department installations, machines, and tools.
  • Assist the Lead Operator in maintaining, restarting, or modifying production conditions.
  • Occasionally perform higher-level tasks if required.

Candidate Profile:

  • NVQ Level 2 or 3 in a relevant discipline (desirable)
  • Experience in continuous manufacturing processes (desirable)
  • Experience in the paper and/or power industry (advantageous)
  • Quick learner with the ability to apply new knowledge effectively
  • Excellent team worker with the ability to work independently
  • Flexible and highly committed
  • Computer literate

Further Information:

Shift Pattern:

  • 12-hour shifts: 2 days (6am-6pm) and 2 nights (6pm-6am) followed by 6 days off.
  • Continuous shift pattern throughout the year.

This position is advertised with the clients permission

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  • Job Reference: 1378958033-2
  • Date Posted: 3 July 2024
  • Recruiter: Mechspan Recruitment and Consulting
  • Location: Partington, Manchester
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent