Process Technician

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
£25000 - £28000/ annum Benefits
Start Date:
RE People
Job Ref:

Process Technician / Process Operator

£25,000 - £28,000 per annum DOE + Benefits

Based in Swindon

Permanent Position

Job purpose:

This role is to support the operations, ongoing engineering development and maintenance of the plants in Swindon, with the intention that the plant is maintained and operated to the highest possible performance, quality, health and safety, and environmental standards. These requirements necessitate a flexible and adaptive working approach both to developing solutions to challenges and working patterns.

Responsibilities and accountabilities:

To take direction from the Supervisor and Plant Manager as to the work needed and timelines required.

Undertake all required work activities ensuring that tasks are prioritised and completed in a timely way to ensure that the plants schedules are fully met.
Ensure that works are undertaken in accordance with safe methods of work, using standard operating procedures, correct PPE, and safety assessments, and help develop these safe methods of work where they do not exist.
Full understanding of the CBM operation and process and a good understand on the DCS Control
Monitor and report progress.
Support site Maintenance.
Prepare additives for the process plant based on predicted requirements.
Assist in ensuring skills and competence are relevant by undertaking, and applying, suitable training and development.
Participate in safety assessments and meetings (e.g. Hazop and risk assessments) relating to plant modifications, additions etc.

Update and maintain accurate records, including audits, inspections, maintenance records, calibration records, plant operations data, turnaround data, documents and drawings relating to the plant. Collating and logging all information appropriately as agreed.
Take personal responsibility for the quality and completion of the work tasks given to the Operations team.

Contribute to the engineering design, development and implementation of new and existing equipment, and comply with the needs of the change management process for the plant.

Ensure the working environment is safe and in a clean condition, including organising periodic cleaning of operational and welfare areas.
Use of the stock management system to ensure that key stocks and consumables are maintained at appropriate levels, reporting any stock shortage or equipment failures or other deficiencies in a timely manner to permit early resolution.
Actively seek and identify opportunities for improvement to plant operations and agree corrective actions with the Plant Manager.
Lead by example and support operators where appropriate.
Participate in activities, as required from time-to-time, that are not standard but assist in the development of the plant or the business
Key abilities for job:


Ability to work safely, and to ensure the safety of others, complying with all safety assessment requirements.
Ability to take a leading role in and champion plant safety, e.g. hazops, risk assessments, use of safety equipment, etc., and participate, where needed, in health and safety meetings.
Demonstrated ability to supervise successful and safe plant operations across all conditions, including reporting of trials.
Ability to work as part of a team and to work independently.
Work flexibly in terms of working patterns, location, and reporting lines, to ensure that the plant is adequately manned at all times, including being on call.
Work innovatively to provide solutions to particular challenges.
To organise, monitor and report the work activities of others.
To fully understand the operation and equipment of the CBM process.
To accurately report any records requested by the Plant Manager or Maintenance Manager.
Willingness to undertake training to ensure safe operation of equipment (e.g. forklift, compressed gases, CoSHH, etc.).
Ability to use mobile plant (especially forklifts).
Familiarity with process and laboratory environments.

Ideally experience in similar operational environment.
Ideally, Electrical, Instrumentation/Controls or Mechanical qualifications or experience
Competency in hot works.
All applications will be acknowledged and held in complete confidence. Thorough briefing will be undertaken prior to CV submission to the client

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