Job location:
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, United Kingdom
Created moment:
December 13, 2022
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

Site Operative

Full time

Day and night shifts

Imerys – Cliffe Vale, Stoke-on-Trent

Salary - competitive

Comprehensive benefits package

Reporting to the Production Supervisor of our busy clay processing site you’ll be joining our friendly team in ensuring smooth and continuous production; safely and efficiently.

What you’ll be doing

It’s a hands-on role that offers a wide variety of responsibilities, you’ll work with both fixed and mobile plant including forklift trucks, front-end loading shovels, hoppers, mixers and other bespoke equipment, which you will receive training in. 

 Activity also includes:

  • producing clay slurries using mixing processes

  •  operating milling machines

  • lab testing using viscometers and moisture meters and chemical analysis (training provided)

  • loading/offloading trucks

Your skills and experience

Our team is hard working and fun loving so you’ll need to bring your motivation, drive and enthusiasm. In addition, we’re looking for you to:

  • Have the flexibility to work day and night shifts as part of a 24 hour, 7 day a week operation

  • Have experience of working in a similar industry

  • Possess Health, safety and environmental knowledge

  • Hold a Forklift Truck Licence - however we can get you trained up

  • Ideally have Front End Loading Shovel experience

  • Have good numeracy, literacy and IT skills

  • Successfully complete a medical to D4 Standard

  • Have a full driving licence

What’s in it for you?

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide; there are lots of reasons to join us.


Our workplaces are diverse and inclusive, encouraging a collaborative work culture and offering career and self-development opportunities that allow you to tap into your full potential.


Click apply now to register your interest.

Position Type

Full time



Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

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.