Senior Operator (Pre-Treatment Plant)

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Ellesmere Port
23 Apr 2021
21 May 2021
Argent Energy
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Operator (Pre-Treatment Plant)

Location: Stanlow

Salary: Competitive depending on experience

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Working Hours: Full Time shifts 4 on 4 off that includes 2 days and 2 nights

Closing Date: 7th May 2021

Argent Energy is the UK’s leading waste-to-energy biodiesel producer with operations in Scotland and North West England and has always been privately owned. Our 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. We 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.

Main Purpose:

Responsible for all operations within the plant when on shift. Operating and first line maintenance of plant. Monitoring of plant equipment and responding accordingly to any faults. Oversee the work of the operators.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

* Ensure maximum plant utilisation by appropriate prioritising and allocation of tasks
* Advise, coach and train operators where required
* Occasional Laboratory analysis work involving tests of on-site materials to ensure effective process control and measurement
* Ensure departmental housekeeping is of a high standard
* Loading and unloading of material into the tank farm as required
* Ensure all equipment is kept in good condition and stored correctly
* Actively promote a team-working environment
* Maintain an awareness of operator performance and provide effective feedback to operators and Plant Manager
* Carry out Preventative Maintenance on plant equipment as required in a timely manner
* Liaise closely with other plant personnel to report on progress, ensure all outstanding issues are addressed and highlight potential issues
* Deputise for Team Leader as required
* Use specified running methods to ensure the plant is operated as specified. Highlight deviations from standard
* Ensure quality checks are carried out accurately and all required data is recorded as required
* Monitor computerised plant controls and responding accordingly to faults

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

Safety, Health and Environment

* Carry out all activities in line with the Company’s SH&E rules and guidelines
* Always wear Personal Protection Equipment as required. Take responsibility for your own PPE ensuring appropriate storage and care
* Always work in a manner safe to yourself and others and report any hazards immediately
* Ensure all staff and visitors operate in compliance with Safety Regulations
* Make yourself aware of all Emergency procedures and Responses

The Candidate:

* A HND qualification (or equivalent) in an engineering or science discipline is desirable
* Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and compliance, i.e. IPCC, EA, HSE would be useful
* Previous supervisory or team management experience would be useful; knowledge of shift working/operation would be desirable
* Previous experience working in PTP process plant is required
* H&S qualification such as IOSH/NEBOSH is desirable

Please click the APPLY button and CHECK YOUR EMAILS for the link to the careers page.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Senior Operator, Senior Plant Operator, Process Plant Operator, Engineering Process Operator, Technical Plant Operator, Process Operative, Processing Operative, Plant Utilization Manager, Plant Maintenance may also be considered for this role.

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