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Plant Operator

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    David Yarwood

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    30 days ago

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We are currently looking to support our client with a requirement for a Plant Operator based in Coalville, Leicestershire on a 6 month contract basis.

This is a full time 39 hours per week role operating on a 3 shift basis Monday to Friday. A description is given below and candidates will require valid FLT Licences


1. JOB RESPONSIBILITY – Not limited to

LI Fulfil duties as laid out in the G.M.B national working agreement

1 .2 To. safely control the filling activity at the depot, which includes operating electrical motors ,running cryogenic and non-cryogenic pumps moving and coupling cylinders to fill points and loading into pallets

1.3 To control the loading activity through use of Fork lift truck

1.4 Complete process documentation in legible and indelible fashion

1.5 analysis starting and finished product for compliance with specification

1.6 Receive incoming product and check for conformity

1.7 Raise operational issues which affect the manufacturing capability or the product purity to the responsible person

L8 Work to the G.M.a guidelines             




To ensure that all activity is performed to the operating procedures To maintain high standards of production to prevent contamination perform analytical procedural requirements


Ensure that systems are operated safely and efficiently

Report all operational faults as they arise


Cylinder handling and loading of pallets and trucks

Cylinder inspection ,cleaning and painting ,labelling and minor cylinder repairs SHE Management

Maintain safe working practices

Report all situations which arise which could lead to an unsafe condition

Comply with all necessary legal & corporate safety standards

Safety and environmental welfare of self and other staff

Comply with use of P.P.E. in designated operational zones

Report any personal hygiene Quality Management

Ensure all quality documentation is completed

Ensure analytical instrument calibration checks are carried out

Report all occasions of product failing to meet specification        


3.       EQUIPMENT

a) Filling plant to fill 02, N2, AR, CO2. Flammable and non-flammable gases and gas mixtures into cylinders at pressures up to 230 bar, (or 300 bar if applicable). Equipment comprises pumps, vaporisers, manifolds, weigh scales. Contaminant detectors and gas analysers.

b) Cylinder handling equipment including fork-lift trucks and pallets.

e) Cylinder Delivery Fleet comprising palletised delivery trucks, rapid response and minitanker delivery vehicles.

d) Computerised equipment.

e) Vacuum insulated pipe work and fill facilities for filling LOX, UN, LAR and CO2 minitanks.

f) Office and Fill Buildings, Fuel Tank and Stores

g) Medical gas filling and analysis.





Authority to calibrate instruments

Authority to fill cylinders

Authority to request product release




Have an operational or engineering background from within an Industry with a reputation for safe

working practice

Ability to drive Fork lift trucks in a safe and efficient manner

knowledge of corporate Safety and operating procedures

Knowledge of M.C.A. G.M.P.




• To meet customer service requirements with the minimum of resources.

• The ability to deal with staff and peers and to command their respect.

• The ability to handle multiple demands requiring quick resolution.

• Prioritisation of limited resources on a continual and changing basis to maximise overall efficiency and effectiveness.       

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