Job location:
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Created moment:
May 26, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 07249

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water 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

The Position


Job Summary

Receptionist FTC

Part time 18.75 hours 

Imerys Par, Cornwall

Salary £20,319 pro rata

Working in our main reception at our Par Moor Centre, welcoming and registering visitors and contractors to the site, you’ll play an important part in ensuring they receive a friendly, efficient and professional service.  

You’ll also have administrative tasks including:

  • Receiving/re-directing telephone calls

  • Making hire car and meeting room bookings

  • Post room; franking and sorting of incoming post

  • Registering parcel deliveries and notifying recipients

  • Managing the PPE store and maintaining site induction records

This is a fixed term contract role, 08.30 to 4.30 weekdays only, working on 3 days in week one and 2 days the following week.

About you

With customer facing experience you’ll have the ability to greet customers in a pleasant, welcoming, and helpful manner.  It’s a busy reception so you’ll also be good at multitasking and maintaining a calm and professional approach. 

In addition, we are looking for 

  • Proven IT skills: MS Word, ideally Gmail and Google docs/sheets

  • Computerised Switchboard experience - training provided if required

  • An excellent communicator, in person and over the phone

  • Literacy and numeracy skills to fulfil the requirements of the job

  • Ability to gain an understanding of the Imerys Minerals Ltd organisation and structure

What we offer

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. 

Benefits include Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Income Protection, Life Assurance, Company Sick pay, Long Service awards, Flu & Eye Care vouchers, Discount Reward hub, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health & Wellbeing Programme, Employee Discount scheme and Endeavour (gym) Club.

Our people are important to us, our workplaces are diverse and inclusive and whilst maintaining the health, safety and environmental standards on site, for yourself and others around you, we’re an organisation with a wealth of career and development opportunities that allow you to tap into your full potential.  

Click apply now to register your interest


Position Type

Part time


Fixed Term (Fixed Term)

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:


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.