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Process Operator

Job Details
  • 5538
  • Calder
  • Chester
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Equivalent salary of £25,459 + generous annual leave

Process Operator (Extrusions)

Calder Industrial Materials is a highly reputable manufacturing company with significant experience delivering high quality, tailored solutions for a wide range of customers worldwide. We are one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, delivering lead sheet and a wide range of ancillary products to builders’ merchants nationwide.

In addition, Calder are also the UK’s leading specialist in lead engineering. We design, manufacture, and install radiation shielding and other products for the nuclear, defence, healthcare, construction, industrial and research markets.

The Role - Process Operator (Extrusions)

As a Process Operator, you’ll receive full training enabling you to carry out the production / manufacturing process on your designated production cell in the Extrusions Department (training provided). Your duties will include:

  • Achieving the production targets set for the department
  • Highlighting and communicating any minor faults which may cause delay to production
  • Ensuring all operating conditions are correct before commencing manufacture
  • Ensuring the work area is kept clean and safe at all times
  • Maintaining accurate records of production
  • Contributing to daily shop floor team meetings

The Package

As a Process Operator, you’ll benefit from:

  • Permanent contract
  • Pay rate of £10.88 per hour x 1.25 (shift rate) = £13.60 per hour (equivalent to a salary of £25,459)
  • Paid overtime available
  • 4 weeks paid annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme (following successful probation period)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free car parking
  • Potential for career progression

You’ll be based at our busy factory located on Sealand Road, on the outskirts of Chester City Centre.

Shifts are as follows:

Week 1 – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Days 5:45am to 5:45pm

Week 2 – Sunday, Monday and Tuesday Nights 5:45pm to 5:45am

Our Requirements – Process Operator (Extrusions)

  • Experience gained within a manufacturing / heavy industry production environment
  • Team player with excellent timekeeping skills
  • A flexible attitude and open to overtime opportunities, with a quality focused mindset

Although not essential, an understanding of the importance of TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) and 5S alongside experience of operating extrusion presses would be desirable.

All applications for this Process Operator vacancy are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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