Liquid Plant Operator

Elvington, Yorkshire
£Excellent + generous benefits package
27 Nov 2018
25 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Plant Operator

Elvington, York

£Excellent + generous benefits package

We are seeking an experienced Plant operator to join the team at our client’s liquid fertilizer terminal in Elvington, 10 minutes SE of York. Reporting to the Terminal Manager, we are looking for an experienced Operator with a high level of Health & Safety competence and awareness. The ideal Plant Operator should have a FLT and loading shovel licence, along with good knowledge of liquid product storage, handling process, permit and safe systems of work.

Key responsibilities – Plant Operator:


  • Manufacture of liquid fertilizer on site in a safe and efficient manner and in accordance with operating procedures
  • Production of quality fertilizer at maximum efficiency in accordance with plant operating procedures
  • Ensure correct us of PPE and work wear deemed necessary for the job or task
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping within the work area
  • Work closely with the Analytical Laboratory confirming product specifications and product dilution requirements
  • Attend meetings as required and contribute to the continuous improvement process



  • Conduct first line maintenance activities, in line with appropriate experience, to ensure availability of production equipment
  • Complete maintenance orders to record maintenance activities


Personal specification – Plant Operator:


  • Good knowledge of liquid product storage and handling process, and equipment
  • Good knowledge of operating procedures and safe systems of work
  • Understanding of products and their uses
  • Good Knowledge of the distribution process for each product
  • Good knowledge of plant and equipment maintenance requirements.
  • Good knowledge of the company IMS
  • Fork-lift truck and Loading shovel licence
  • BA Certificate would be desirable
  • Experience of permit to work systems

Closing date 7th December 2018.  For successful candidates first interviews will be held on 12th December 2018.


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