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Production Operative

Job location : Cornwall, United Kingdom
Created moment : 10/15/2021 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 04923

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Production Operative

Job Summary

Imerys Minerals Limited

Production Operative

There is a vacancy for a Production Operative based at Littlejohns, reporting to the Shift Captain. The successful candidate will support sites under Quarries Regulations 1999 legislation safely meeting the required tonnage, quality, environmental and production costs and targets.

The purpose of the role will be:

  • To ensure regulatory inspections are carried out as appointed.

  • To assist day work operatives and production operatives in completing their duties as required.

  • To operate the hose. 

  • To ensure all waste collections and associated documentation are up to date.

  • To liaise with relevant external operators to maintain routine inspections and compliance (e.g. Action Fire).

  • To carry out other routine inspections (e.g. Catchpit maintenance and inspections).

  • To complete all site inductions and associated training.

  • To provide support for blasting as a sentry if required.

The salary for this role is between £21,823 p.a. and £22,568 p.a.

This vacancy is open to External candidates who can go to, go to the Careers tab, select Recruitment, Job Offers, find the vacancy, click Apply button or click Apply with LinkedIn Button.

The closing date for applications is 18th October 2021.

Position Type

Full time



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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.

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