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Chemical Production Operator

CK Group
Closing date
20 Apr 2023

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CK Group are recruiting for a Chemical Production Operator to join a speciality chemical manufacturing company based at their site in Cambridgeshire. This position is offered on a fulltime permanent basis with a competitive salary and shift allowance operating on a three-shift pattern.

Shift pattern:
Monday – Friday, 40 hrs per week. 6am-2pm, 2pm – 10pm, 10pm - 6am, rotating weekly.

The main purpose of the role will be to:
  • Operate plant machinery following SOPs and in a safe and efficient manner maximising product output.
  • Work as part of a team where necessary and ensure targets are met.
  • Work with the team to maintain quality standards and maximise efficiency.
  • Set up benches, check, weigh and add materials plus move batch materials physically where needed.
  • Complete all batch related documentation accurately and handover to on-coming shifts.
  • Work in a 'highly' organised production environment in line with 5S approach.
  • Identify areas of improvement

Further responsibilities will include:
  • Carrying out production work in a safe manner.
  • Reporting any near misses, incidents and accidents in the production environment.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be required to have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
  • Strong numerical ability with GCSE Maths and English or equivalent
  • A Chemistry or a technical qualification would be advantageous.
  • Ideally have experience in a Manufacturing process environment or the chemistry industry.
  • Knowledge in Health and Safety with Manufacturing environment
  • Computer literate

The type of person we are looking for, will have the following;
  • Be a good team player and has the ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Be competent and confident
  • Have the ability to speak it or be honest
  • Maintain loyalty and dedication
  • Be ambitious
  • Have accuracy and ability to pay attention to detail.

Benefits include competitive salary, defined pension contribution scheme, private health care, a guaranteed annual payment and a non- contractual incentive compensation after probation.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 55198 in all correspondence.


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+44 (0)1246 457700
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
S41 9FG

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