Operative

Job location:
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Created moment:
April 9, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 07929

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: Herreschoff Kilns Site, Lee Moor Plympton, Devon, PL7 5JP

Salary:£29,940 (inclusive of Shift Allowance)

Are you looking for your next opportunity? 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!

As an Operative, you will be required to undertake a variety of production duties within the plant in accordance with Company EHS policies and management instructions. Your main responsibilities cover elements of manual handling, running the bagging lines, and storing products safely. The more common activities include, but are not limited to:

• Packaging product into IBC’s. Using both manual and automatic filling systems.

• Shrink wrapping and securing goods, ready for collection.

• Inputting and maintaining accurate data records.

• Using a counterbalance forklift to safely transport and rack away packaged goods.

• Maintaining the health, safety and environmental standards on site, for yourself and others around you.

The successful candidate should hold or be willing to undertake training to include manual handling and chemical handling competence. You’ll be working in team of 5-6 per shift, forming a vital part of the successful and smooth running of our Herreschoff Kiln site. 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:

• The health and safety of our colleagues is at the forefront of everything we do • Base salary

• Shift allowance

• 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

• You will get the opportunity to develop new skills and use a diverse range of equipment

What we are looking for:

• A forklift licence with refresher training in the last 3 years.

• A UK driving licence.

• High level of health, safety and environmental knowledge and awareness including COSHH.

• Any experience working in a similar industrial setting or production environment would be advantageous.

• Solid understanding of health and safety standards/ practices.

• Previous experience with the use of racking would be an advantage.

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.

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Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

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recruiting.support@ imerys.com

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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.