Job location:
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Created moment:
January 1, 1970
Job reference:
REQ - 05975

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position


Job Summary

Operative - Cliffe Vale

Performance Minerals EMEA – UK Industrial Hub

 A vacancy exists for an Operative at the Cliffe Vale operations.  The hours of work will be 7am to 7pm and 7pm to 7am but the successful candidate will be expected to cover other shifts as holidays and sickness dictate. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a variety of production duties within the site in accordance with Company EHS policies and management instructions.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate the following: 

  • High level of health, safety and environmental knowledge. 

  • Flexible approach to work, be a real team player and have the ability to work to demanding and changing priorities.

  • Attention to detail - the performance of this role is critical to product quality/customer service.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Good problem solving and initiative skills.

  • Hold a Fork Lift Truck Licence (Desirable)

  • Front End Loading Shovel Experience

  • Good numeracy, literacy and IT skills to meet the requirements of the role.

  • Demonstrate a willingness to undertake further training.

  • Successfully complete a medical to D4 Standard

  • Have a full driving licence.

To apply please go to www.imerys.com, go to the Careers tab, select recruitment, Job Offers, find the vacancy, click Apply .

The closing date for applications is 30 July 2022.

Applicants must hold the right to work in the UK.

We will only contact shortlisted candidates.

Position Type

Full time



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recruiting.support@ imerys.com


To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.