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Location: Billingham
Ref: GH-PO02

CY Partners are currently looking to recruit a Plant Operative to join a growing Teesside based Chemical firm at their site in Billingham on a permanent basis. This role will be on the day-shift pattern initially but will move across to a 24/5 shift rotation upon the completion of the required training. Once on shift patterns an additional allowance of around £3,500 will be added to the basic salary.


Warehouse duties:

Receipt of incoming goods following company protocols on the management of works vehicles on site;

Loading and unloading of vehicles/containers for incoming and outgoing goods & shipments;

Blending cold compounds

Preparing goods for dispatch to a global market by various shipping methods;

Transfer of goods to the correct stores location;

Booking and labeling of packaging materials;

Packing down of finished product into relevant containers in line with customer requirements;

Sampling of raw materials/traded products where necessary

Administration – booking of raw materials onto the computer system

Ensuring the production facilities are kept clear of unused raw materials and relocating for stock accuracy


Production duties:

To ensure that the  production plan is followed whilst on shift, modifying it if necessary after consultation with the production management;

To be accountable for the full and comprehensive recording of process information and adherence to process work instructions;

To monitor processing for non-conformances and to report such to the Plant Team Leader; be accountable for variances against standard yields and times;

To ensure the efficient processing of products in relation to raw materials, labour, plant occupancy and plant utilisation in a safe manner;

Where required, to be involved in the documentation, development, and scale up of new processes from the Process Development Team;

To ensure the safe and complete handover of the designated areas to the oncoming shift


The Person:

NVQ L2 or 3 in PPO or equivalent is desirable, as is experience of extraction/distillation/blending processes

Valid FLT Licence (Counterbalance) is essential

Experience of working in a batch production environment

Excellent team working skills coupled with ability to work on own initiative

Positive attitude and flexible approach to work coupled with strong continuous improvement ethic


The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. CY Partners Recruitment Ltd, trading as CY Partners is an Employment Business/Agency.

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