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Process Operator

East Riding   •  £30000 - £33000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time

Shift Process Operator required, based in East Yorkshire. Requiring previous experience of operating plant equipment in a chemical, petrochemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing or processing environment (or similar). Good Health & Safety appreciation for bulk liquid handling and associated procedures.

Title: Shift Process Operator (Days & Nights)

Location: East Yorkshire

Salary: £ ̴30,000, rising to £ ̴33,000 after probation period

Term: Permanent

SRG is working with a well-established company who specialising in the recycling and reprocessing of petrochemicals and other waste chemical products. With an increase in demand for their services, they are now looking hire a Process Operator to join the Production Team at their site in East Yorkshire. This role will involve bulk chemical handling and processing, using reactor, pump, blending and centrifuge equipment, as well as FLT driving and off-loading incoming tankers. It would be an ideal role for an experienced Process Operator, with a background in chemical, petrochemical or pharmaceutical manufacture or processing.

Benefits: You will join a friendly and welcoming Production Team in a well-established business. Shift Working Hours: 4x 12-hours, Monday - Friday. Days: 6am - 6pm / Nights: 6pm - 6am. Rotating weekly.

Full training provided, on Days only until completion of training. 30 days holiday (inc. bank holidays) and pension scheme.

Role / Description

  • Handling and processing chemicals in bulk volumes
  • Off-loading of incoming tankers
  • Operating plant equipment, including reactors, blending tanks, filtration tanks, centrifuges and pumps
  • Driving and operating Forklift Trucks (training provided if needed)
  • Accurately following procedures, as well as instrument and meter reading
  • Supplying samples to the testing lab as necessary
  • Reporting production issues to senior staff as required


  • Previous experience of processing or manufacturing chemicals, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals or similar in a plant/production environment
  • Able to safely operate a range of plant equipment
  • Good Health & Safety awareness and appreciation
  • Good communication and maths skills
  • FLT Licence advantageous but not essential

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to chris.beckenham@srgtalent.com. For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on 0161 868 2225.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit www.srgtalent.com to view our other vacancies.

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

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Keywords:operator, chemical, operative, process, production, processing, reprocessing, manufacturing, blending, plant, technician, centrifuge, petrochemical, pharmaceutical

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  • Agency: SRG
  • Reference: J2157543
  • Updated: 28th April 2021
  • Expires: 26th May 2021


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