Lead Plant Technician

Job Title: Lead Plant Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire, England
Salary: £41200 per annum
Start Date: 2018-04-30
Reference: 79808
Contact Name: Jason Tolley
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 29, 2018 15:37

Job Description

Lead Production Operator/ Production Technician–Cheshire- £33k+8k shift allowance + Excellent benefits + Friendly shift pattern

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Lead Process/Production operator, to join a heavyweight of the Chemicals industry, a leading manufacturer of a variety of chemical products, who supply into a number of industry sectors across the globe.

Based at their chemical plant in Cheshire, this will likely appeal if you’re an experienced Production Operator looking for a change, or a more secure permanent position with a giant of the chemical industry.

As the most senior operator on site, you will be tasked with controlling activities & prioritising workloads of other operators on shift, providing leadership on the plant. Predominantly control-room based,  you will take a lead role in analytical problem solving on the plant, directing other technicians as necessary to formulate solutions, while also ensuring desired plant rates are achieved all areas of the asset.

With the site being Top Tier COMAH regulated, ideally you will be able to demonstrate experience gained in a similar chemical manufacturing environment, with natural leadership skills & ideally have operated at a similar level previously.

In return, you will be offered a generous salary and shift allowance alongside a market leading benefits package.

  • Related chemical industry experience, ideally COMAH regulated
  • Minimum of NVQ Level 3 in process operations
  • Process lab analytical skills

Team leader qualifications (NVQ Level 2 in management or above)

  • £33k + 8k shift allowance
  • Excellent Pension
  • Holidays
  • Bonus
  • Extra benefits

Key skills

Chemical, COMAH, production, operations, tanks, loading, manufacturing, NVQ, process operator,

Location – Cheshire