Operative

Job location:
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Created moment:
April 9, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08051

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 a Multi-Skilled 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 running the bagging lines (IBC and sacks) and storing products safely. After
being signed off as a basic operator, you will then operate our mixing plant. 

The more common activities include, but are not limited to:

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

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

  • Stretch wrapping and securing goods, ready for collection

  • Inputting and maintaining accurate data records

  • 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 UK driving licence

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

  • 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

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.