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Process Operator



Dependent on Experience


Not provided

Chemical / Process Engineering 




Permanent | Full Time

Great opportunity for an experienced Process Operator


Must have NVQ level 2 or above in Process Plant operation (or similar)


Based County Durham, working for a large Chemical Manufacturing company

Potential to work within a five shift team on an annualised hours system which operates over 365 days per annum and equates to 37.5 hour week.


Purpose of the job

Operate the drying or services operation Plant production facilities in a safe and efficient manner to meet business objectives.

To ensure compliance with all procedures, systems and instructions relating to the safe operation of the plants and the quality of product produced.


Accountabilities :-

Role is split in to 2 areas with specific responsibilities for both:-


Drying Operator has responsibility for :-

  • 2 drying plants, Silo area, Transfers, On-line sampling and testing, Blend sampling and testing, Tanker loading, First line maintenance, Effluent pits, and Big bagging


Services Operator has responsibility for :-

  • Site services, Cooling Towers, Refrigerated Water, Compressed air , Effluent Pits, First line maintenance, Additive Preparation, Fork Lift Truck Inspection. There may be some requirement to work within the Boiler house area.
  • Monitor trends in plant performance and with the team identify areas of poor performance and take or recommend remedial action.
  • Identify maintenance needs and liaise with Shift Manager to ensure safe and efficient operations including issue of work permits.
  • Development and maintenance of safety awareness and standards to achieve sustained improvement in safety performance.
  • Play an active role in the Company improvement process to promote excellent environmental and quality performance and contribute to cost reduction projects.
  • Ensure an excellent standard of housekeeping.


Millbank are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.


Millbank operates as an Employment Agency and Business.


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