Operative

Job location:
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Created moment:
June 5, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 08321

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

Full time - shift work (including nights)

Imerys – St Austell (Rocks)

Starting salary £28,988.52 per annum including shift allowance.

Following successful  training and competency achievement over an anticipated period of between 12 and 18 months the salary rises to £33,826.87 per annum including shift pay allowance.

A hands-on role full of variety and the opportunity to learn new skills and gain valuable training in a wide range of our operations including the use of mobile plant, 4x4 vehicle driving and team leadership.  

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be hands on working with the team on the full operation of the main tube press as well as across a variety of process systems such as pumping, drier and wet scrubber, vacuum and air systems. You’ll be handling machinery such as heat exchangers, pumps and overhead cranes and undertaking minor semi-skilled engineering tasks using a selection of hand and power tools.  You’ll also provide cover for the Operative (wet stock) role from time to time which involves maintaining “wet stocks” and the incoming quality and conditioning of the “wet feed” and undertaking clay sampling. 

What’s in it for you?

The world leader in mineral-based speciality solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide; there are lots of reasons to join us.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including, Sick Pay, Life Assurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Income Protection, Defined Contribution Pension Plan, Long Service Awards, IML Reward Hub, Employee Discounts, Flu Vouchers, Eye Care Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health and Wellbeing Programme. 

The site operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and this role includes day and night shifts across a 4-week rotating shift pattern. The way this shift works means that over every two week period you will only work for seven of those days. 

Your skills and experience

Experience of working in an industrial environment, using manual and automated machinery is important. You’ll also possess the motivation and commitment to undertake training. A mobile plant licence would be ideal though training can be provided.

You will:

  • have strong health, safety and environmental awareness

  • ideally possess NVQ level 2 Process Operations or the willingness to gain

  • be willing to undertake Lead my Team training

  • be able to work at height

  • be computer literate

  • hold a full clean UK driving licence

  • have 4 x 4 vehicle driving experience or be willing to be trained


 

Click apply now to register your interest.

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.

We would like our application process to be accessible to all - if you require an alternative way to apply then please get in touch on 01952 281924. 

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.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

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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.