Operative

Job location:
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Created moment:
February 5, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 07872

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 www.imerys.com

The Position

Operative

Job Summary

Operative  

Location: Goverseth Refinery, Foxhole, St Austell, Cornwall, PL26 7XY Salary: £26,579.31 per annum 

Looking for a hands-on role that offers a wide variety of responsibilities? Join Imerys; the market  leader in mineral-based speciality solutions, where we'll help you tap your full potential! 

Working at our site that runs the china clay refining process, you will be required to focus on  producing products to the correct quality and in accordance with the company EHS policies and  management instructions. The more common activities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Monitoring the refining process – this is done via automated process control; however manual  intervention is also required. 

  • Operating a variety of china clay processing equipment across the site ∙ General site housekeeping 

This role is working on a shift pattern (day and night): 

Day Shift: Week 1: 6am – 6pm - Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat & Sun (Wed & Thur off)  Week 2: 6am – 6pm Wed & Thu (Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat & Sun off) 

Night Shift: Week 3: 6pm – 6am - Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat & Sun (Wed & Thur off)  Week 4: 6pm – 6am Wed & Thu (Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat & Sun off)

 

What’s in it for you? 

Imerys is a successful business which provides its employees with a positive working environment  and a range of workplace benefits including: 

  • Pension scheme 

  • Life Assurance 

  • 19 days holiday a year plus bank holidays 

  • An excellent reward hub giving you savings and discounts on everyday purchases. ∙ We are a friendly and close-knit team. 

What we are looking for: 

Our team are hardworking and fun loving so you’ll need to bring your motivation, drive, and  enthusiasm. In addition, you’ll: 

  • Ideally have worked in a similar industrial environment. 

  • Possess Health, safety, and environmental knowledge. 

  • Ideally have mobile plant licences / experience - however we can get you trained up. ∙ Have good numeracy, literacy, and IT competence. 

  • Hold a full and valid driving licence which allows you to drive in the UK.

About Us: 

Imerys is the world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000  employees and over 200 sites worldwide we are leaders in 80% of our markets. Imerys delivers high 

value-added, functional solutions to a diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries  to consumer goods. 

Our workplaces are diverse and inclusive and we foster a collaborative work culture which helps us  continually drive innovation in our fields. 

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, colour, 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. 

Apply now!

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.