Chemical Process Operator

GPW Recruitment are currently recruitment for a Chemical Process Operator for our client based in Northwich. This job is perfect for somebody looking for job security as our client has a good strong order book and is currently expanding.

As the Chemical Process Operator, your duties will include:

  • Operating process vessels, pumps and other process plant equipment
  • Following batch sheets and other company procedures
  • Identifying correct raw materials and batch numbers for batch mixing
  • Ensuring batch sheets are completed accurately
  • Weighing and measuring out raw materials required
  • Converting different units of measure (kg, litres, specific gravity etc.)
  • Operating manufacturing equipment to ensure production of batches is carried out on time and in a safe manner
  • Packaging of hazardous finished product in accordance with packing instructions
  • Undertaking all work activity with due care and attention to Health & safety and company safety procedures
  • Ensuring that at all times both your own work and that of colleagues is carried out in a safe, controlled and efficient manner.
  • Following plant housekeeping procedures
  • Acting as a member of the emergency response team

Essential Skills & Experience for the Chemical Process Operator:

  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy
  • GCSE level educational qualifications or equivalent (minimum of 5 grades A-C)
  • Previous experience handling hazardous chemicals is essential
  • Previous experience of manual or semi-automated processing operations in an industrial or heavy engineering environment
  • Counter balance fork lift licence is preferred but not essential
  • Control room experience is preferred but not essential
  • C&G or equivalent to level 2 process plant operations
  • Previous experience of working on a Top Tier COMAH site a preferred but not essential
  • Computer literacy required
  • Must be able to work in a team and individually
  • Flexibility in working hours /shifts
  • Physically fit

This position is currently working on a 24/5 operation, however there may be the opportunity to go on to a 24/7 shift operation during 2017.

If you are interested in the Chemical Process Operator position, please apply now.