Packing and Despatch Operative

Job location:
Purfleet, United Kingdom
Created moment:
December 19, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06550

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

Packing and Despatch Operative

Job Summary

Imerys Aluminates Ltd 

West Thurrock  

Packing and Despatch Operative 

A vacancy has arisen for a Packing and Despatch Operative has responsibility for operating the packing plant,  loading lorries/containers, filling big bags and cleaning as and when required.  

The normal minimum hours of work 37.5 hours a week.  

Possible work patterns (this list is not exhaustive):  

06.00 -14.15, 09.45 - 18.00, 08.00 - 16.15, 13.45 – 22.00, 21:45 – 06:00  (a premium will be paid for night shifts)  

Key tasks and responsibilities are to:

  • Operation of big bagging and associated equipment  

  • Movement of goods and skips by FLT or using other plant equipment   Inspection and defect reporting on equipment  

  • Specific knowledge of safety procedures: Statutory Health and Safety as well as the  Company Health and Safety Documents  

  • Conducts safety checks to ensure compliance by others working on site in the wearing of  PPE and the adherence to safety procedures. (Imerys employees and contractors).   To maintain the necessary records for noting operational, quality, safety and  environmental information as required  

  • Knowledge of relevant Internal Product Specification sheets; understanding of quality  tests and implications of process actions on quality  

  • Responsible for collecting samples for the lab and in some cases performing tests.   As the plant develops and progresses, different test methods may be required, and this  list is therefore not exhaustive. Periods of higher risk of bad quality may necessitate  different tests or higher frequencies.  

  • Restacking reject pallets. Keeps record of where recycled to, quantity, rate of recycling,  quality checks  

  • Removal of FGS pallets from the palletiser and placing them in stock in the required area.  Keeping all spreadsheets up to date  

  • Ensuring the palletiser does not run out of pallets or hoods with which to pack product  onto  

  • Housekeeping, cleanliness, tidiness. Maintains a clean safe work area. Out on plant,  cleans where necessary and notifies supervisor if cannot be done personally

  • Will actively participate in their own training and development, and in the training and  development of others  

  • Responsibility to manage those people occasionally working under their supervision   Must maintain a concise log of production completed  

  • Must report any safety issues immediately and record near misses   Must record any data as requested by the business for continuous improvement   Operation of big bagging and associated equipment  

  • Bulk loading of lorries  

  • Loading of containers  

  • Behavioural safety audits & risk assessments Operating Packing Plant (if trained)   Operating Mixing Plant (if trained)  

  • Operating Packing Plant (if trained)  

  • Fire Marshal duties (if trained)  

  • Maintenance of plant (where qualifications allow)  

Applications are invited from applicants who have the following attributes:

  • Ability to work autonomously  

  • Fork lift driving licence  

  • Warehouse experience  

  • Manufacturing/Process experience preferred  

  • Electrical and Mechanical qualification or experience preferred

If you wish to be considered for this position, please follow the instructions below. :

  • for those with access to Workday go to the Careers Worklet, View Job Openings at Imerys, select the position and click the Apply button 

or

  • for those without access to Workday complete an Internal Application for Employment form which can be found on One Imerys under Online Forms and send by post or email to: 

Rachel Evans, Imerys Aluminates Ltd, Dolphin Way, Purfleet, Essex, RM19 1NZ email: rachel.evans@imerys.com, quoting reference 06550.

This vacancy is open to external candidates.  If you know of any family members, friends or people in your professional network who may be interested please ask them to go to www.imerys.com, Select ‘Careers’

Click on  ‘See all job openings’,  find the vacancy, to apply click on ‘Apply at the end of the advert’.  

The closing date for applications is 31st January 2023.

                    

 We will only contact shortlisted candidates.

About Imerys:

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.

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.

                                                               

                                                               

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

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.