Chemical Plant Operator

Role: Chemical Plant Operator
Location: Pontyclun
Salary: £36,000 per annum

Saftey, Health & Environment (SHE) Responsibilities:
•You will be working within a COMAH Upper Tier site and will be required to work in compliance with all related procedures and protocols.
•You will own Health, Safety and Environmental management in the plants and ensure regular auditing, hazard spotting and COMPASS reviews are undertaken as part of your role.
•You will lead on activities designed to make the working areas safer by generating process safety and occupational safety improvements.
•You will own asset care within the areas and ensure that a structured and well organised environment is maintained which mitigates hazards such as slips, trips, falls, chemical contamination any other chemical plant related issues.

Key Responsibilities:
•Operate the DBP and CTP.
•Carry out supervision of the processes and manage process maintenance.
•Carry out product quality checks in line with the companies QMS.
•Carry out diagnostics and asset care to keep plants in optimum condition.
•Carry out accurate chemical sampling and analysis on process solutions & manage waste removal.
•Own and manage problem solving and continuous improvement activity for safety and process improvements. This will require working closely with the BPROC Process Team
•Work to approved departmental Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and have an underpinning knowledge of the associated Risk Assessments (RA).
•Follow Standard Response's when issues occur within the DBP and CTP areas.
•Attend daily tier 1 Gemba meetings with Team Leaders to identify BAU issues and solutions.
•Be responsible for systemised hazard spotting and raising hazard cards where appropriate.
•Carry out any additional ad hoc tasks as deemed appropriate and safe by your Line Manager.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
•Previous experience within a chemical process environment (preferably COMAH site)
•Previous experience working with and managing hazardous substances
•Demonstrate an analytical and logical approach to data driven problem solving.
•Possess a relevant scientific / engineering qualification.
•Experience of working within an electro-plating plant.
•Good knowledge, awareness and attitude towards Health, Safety and Environment.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Financially aware and IT literate.
•Ability to work independently and efficiently.
•A basic understanding of cyanide based plating chemistry and cyanide waste effluent treatment would be advantageous but is not essential.

Qualification requirements:
•Scientific / Engineering qualification preferably at HNC or above. Those working towards these qualifications may be considered at a development level.
•Highly experienced RM operators without the relevant qualifications may be considered

Contract length: 12 months.


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