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Vacancies

Our current vacancies are displayed here. To apply for one of these positions, please send a CV, giving full details of your qualifications and experience to:

Personnel Department

Witton Chemical Co Ltd

Southgate Avenue

Mildenhall

Suffolk

IP28 7AT

Tel 01638 716001

Or email your CV to us: careers@witton.com

Process Operator

The main role is to operate multi-purpose reactors and ancillary equipment used for batch chemical manufacture and achieve the required production output while maintaining agreed standards of safety, quality and yield.

Principle Accountabilites

  1. Organise and carry out the manufacture of batches in accordance with the set written procedures.
  2. Report to the Team Leader as appropriate to ensure that any changes to production requirements are implemented and that any plant delays or problems are communicated.
  3. Organise and carry out the packing of non-bulk powders in accordance with the set procedures, in order to maintain Production requirements.
  4. Organise and carry out the packing of liquids to kegs, drums and IBC’s in accordance with the set procedures, in order to maintain Production requirements.
  5. Organise and carry out the acceptance and transfer from road tanker to storage vessel of liquid raw materials delivered in bulk in accordance with the set procedures.
  6. Organise and carry out the release and transfer of bulk finished product or waste from storage vessel to bulk road tanker in accordance with the set procedures.
  7. Liaison with the Team Leader to ensure that the fork lift truck requirements of the plant are met, i.e. to ensure that the Raw Materials / Intermediates required are available on the plant and that Finished Products are promptly transferred to the designated storage areas.
  8. Ensure that good standards of housekeeping on the Site are adhered to at all times
  9. Liaison with Production Management and Engineering to ensure that any equipment breakdowns are reported and rectified as rapidly as possible.
  10. Ensure that all paperwork associated with manufacture and packing of batches is completed correctly according to Company procedures.
  11. Ensure that all labelling requirements associated with manufacture and packing of batches is completed according to Company requirements.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must be literate, numerate, able to communicate clearly and follow both verbal and written instructions accurately and consistently.
  • A formal qualification in science (preferably chemistry), such as a GCSE, A Level, HND or BSc would be an advantage, although experience in a relevant manufacturing industry is fully acceptable. Full training will be given to all successful candidates.
  • Preferably some experience of the operational requirements of a manufacturing environment, or an ability to demonstrate a sound understanding of the key issues.
  • Preferably some knowledge of COSHH and the Health & Safety at Work Act.
  • Ability to operate, or be trained to operate a counterbalance forklift truck.

Working Pattern – 12 hours shifts – rotating pattern of one week of 4 days (Monday to Thursday) followed by one week of 3 nights (Monday to Wednesday)

Salary – Process Operator salary bands start at 20,000 for Grade 1 rising to 28,000 for Grade 4. Team Leader salary bands start at 27,000 rising to 35,000 per year.

Please Note

It has been brought to our attention that home-based jobs have been advertised in the name of Witton Chemical on “Craigslist” and other US-centered web-sites. These advertisements are false, and seem to be part of a confidence trick. Genuine vacancies will appear on this page.

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