I am pleased to be supporting my Client with their search for multiple, experienced Process Technicians to work in their World Class Manufacturing Plant. As a Process Technician your main activities include the technical chemical treatment of scrap materials, working with overhead cranes and maintaining site health & safety always.
What will your day look like as a Process Technician?
- Assembling and weighing scrap mixes for charges; charging scrap to furnaces
- metal sampling, analysis and compositional control & quality analysis
- furnace cleaning; molten metal transfer
- molten metal casting
- Quality checking
- Follow SOP's & suggestions for change
- Continuous improvement plans
- COSH/IOSH experience & extensive Health & Safety Scheduling
- Using 5s methodology
- Using SAP to ensure that all MRP & ERP systems are updated with stick & flow of the product once the process has been complete
Additionally you will be unloading scrap from vehicles; scrap quality checks; assembling scrap mixes; feeding the shredder; molten metal sampling, analysis and compositional control; furnace cleaning; molten metal transfer; molten metal casting; ingot movement/identification; quality checks; ingot despatch.
What hours & shifts will you work?
The Operatives usually work in teams of 3 or 4, working across continual shift patterns 2 days 0640 - 1840, 2 nights 1840 - 0640 then 4 days off in between shifts. You can work overtime when on your days down at an enhanced rate of pay. This is a 24/7 - 365 operation & Bank Holidays are paid at enhanced rate also.
Ideally you should have technical experience of machine & plant operations & the following:
JCB bucket, heavy duty articulated machines, overhead cranes up to 43t lifting capacity, a shredder, a variety of conveying equipment, an ingot saw, 5 fume treatment plants, 7 melting furnaces, 3 holding furnaces and 2 preheating furnaces.
There are different requirements for different areas of the plant. In the Melt and DC areas technicians will be required to work near molten aluminium at approximately 725°C.
All technicians are expected to work in either plant once training has been successfully completed and are always expected to work safely and in an environmentally acceptable manner .
If you would like to be considered for this role, then please click apply now & send your CV for consideration.
You will need to complete an online assessment for basic maths, literacy & Health & Safety via Manpower.