Operator / Production Operative / Process Operator

Up to £29225 per annum
19 Jul 2019
01 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Process Operator

Location: Motherwell

Salary: £29,225 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Closing Date: 1st August 2019

The Company is the UK’s leading waste-to-energy biodiesel producer with operations in Scotland and North West England and has always been privately owned. Their main plant, near Motherwell in Scotland, started production in 2005.

Following significant investment to facilitate growth and development, a number of facilities have been built in the Stanlow area. They specialise in the production and supply of high grade, sustainable diesel made from waste fats and oils deliberately excluding any raw materials that could also be used for food or feed.

Purpose of the Role:

Responsible for the processing operations within the plant when on shift. First line operations support within the plant, including glycerolysis. Monitoring of plant equipment and responding accordingly to any faults. Occasional Lab analysis work involving tests of on-site materials.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Prioritise the allocation of tasks ensure maximum plant utilisation
* Contribute to the decision making process regarding level of spares / equipment
* Carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by Management
* Loading and unloading of material into the tank farm as required
* Lab Analysis as required to ensure effective process control and measurement
* Monitoring computerised plant controls and responding accordingly to faults
* Ensure departmental housekeeping is of a high standard
* Ensure all work undertaken is done so in accordance with the company policy and in a safe manor
* In all cases work closely with Senior Operators/Team Leaders to report on progress and highlight potential issues
* Liaise closely with other shifts and Senior Operators/Team Leaders to ensure all outstanding issues are addressed
* Carry out Preventative Maintenance on plant equipment as required in a timely manner
* Ensure all equipment is kept in good condition and stored correctly

Health and Safety:

* Ensure a thorough knowledge of your Health & Safety responsibilities.
* Always wear Personal Protective Equipment as required. Take responsibility for your own PPE ensuring appropriate storage and care.
* Always strive to work in a manner safe to yourself and others and report any hazards immediately.
* Ensure all staff and visitors operates in compliance with Safety regulations
* Full responsibility for the safety of team members
* Actively participate in addressing Safety, Health and Environmental issues affecting the production areas, ensuring the relevant S, H&E checks are carried out.
* Full knowledge of the Plant Emergency Procedures and associated responses are required

Company Initiatives:

* Take responsibility for the Health and Safety of yourself and others whilst at work and to comply with the Company’s policies and legislation
* Support Company Initiatives and demonstrate Company Values.
* To comply with all legal, regulatory and statutory obligations applicable to the role.
* Participate in training and personal development activities as required
* Be flexible in undertaking the duties and responsibilities attached to your role; Carry out any other reasonable tasks as required by the Company.

Qualifications/ Knowledge & Experience:

* A discipline in some technical / Engineering field – Chemical / FMCG / Processing background is preferred
* Experience of working at operator in plant would be preferred
* Experience of working in a process plant is preferred

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Candidates with experience of Process Operator, Production Operator, Processing Plant Operator, Process Plant Operative, First Line Operations Support, First Line Plant Operations Support and Production Coordinator may also be considered for this role.