Production Operator - Chemicals

Production Chemistry
Matthew Rollinson

Production Operator 


c£26,000 + package 

Permanent role 

This role will work in the support of the production department in delivering chemistries at scale. The main equipment used will be reactor vessels, drying ovens, large scale plant equipment and chemicals. 

You will work closely with chemists and follow batch sheets and standard operating procedures. This role will chiefly involve carrying out the instructions of the processes to manufacture the final product. 

The working house are daytime 7am-3pm and 10am-6pm and this is a permanent role. 

Main duties / Responsibilities:

You will work closely with the Shift Chemists and Operators and following a period of acclimatisation to the plant, carry out process instructions as described in the batch sheet in a safe and professional manner. This will specifically mean charging reactor vessels, as well as milling and sieving of final products, using a forklift truck to move chemicals when needed. The working site is highly managed and for the most part this will break down to working according to batch records and standard operating procedures. Some activities will be happening more than others for example loading and unloading of material from drying oven, supporting the waste team in removing waste safely off site, and maintaining plant consumable stock levels. 

You will participate in helping towards the companies 5S programme across the whole site and the role will involve transferring/sampling materials in a safe manner on and around the site as required following current SOP’s. Effectively communicate and problems or concerns to line manager and participate in resolving any issues and seek solutions

To maintain responsibility for his/her own safety and the safety of others around.
To also raise concern if any unsafe working is encountered, stop any unsafe operations, and report the action taken to their line manager or senior member
Your background:
You will hold GCSEs in Maths, English and Science and ideally have NVQ level qualification. We are seeking someone with experience of working in a chemical plant environment. 
You will have a good knowledge of Health and Safety regulations in a working plant environment and maintain this. Experience of driving a counterbalance FLT, city and guilds qualification or other relevant educational background to this role is of interest. 
On this occasion LiCa Scientific is acting as an employment agency.  

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