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Trainee Production Technicians

  • Sector: Petrochemical & Chemical
  • Location: Billingham, County Durham
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/03/2019
  • Duration: 9 months
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The Role:
Reporting to the Shift Manger, you will undergo training to enable you to work effectively as a member of the shift production technician team to contribute towards the safe and efficient running of the production units in order to meet the needs of the business and also comply with required health, safety and environmental legislation.

  • To follow operating instructions to ensure the safe operation of the plant to meet both business requirements and safety and environmental standards.
  • To interpret data and make appropriate decisions based on it to ensure the most effective operation of the plant.
  • To monitor and maintain equipment, recognising and taking appropriate action if defective.
  • To prepare equipment for maintenance and ensure that necessary permits are in place.
  • To carry out scheduled and breakdown maintenance and fault diagnosis (within the ability and resources of the team) to maximise the availability of the plant.
  • To carry out sample analysis (within the ability and resources of the team).
  • In the event of an emergency respond appropriately as a member of the Plant Emergency Team under the control of the Incident Controller.
  • To review Operations and SHE procedures in use and recommend changes as appropriate to improve working methods.

A minimum 9 month contract with Fircroft with the potential for a long term / permanent opportunity with our client subject to performance and business needs.

All applicants are required to register interest by applying through the Fircroft website. Candidates will be sent an application form which needs to be completed and submitted along with a copy of your CV, covering letter, proof of right to work in the UK and copies of relevant qualification certificates. Alternatively, documentation can be posted to Fircroft, Wynyard Park House, Wynyard Park, Billingham, TS22 5TB.

The above process of application submission MUST be followed to ensure your details are progressed to the next stage.

The closing date for applications is the 5th April 2019. After this date we will notify all candidates of the outcome via e-mail. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend psychometric testing. Candidates who achieve the required test results will progress to an Assessment Centre.

Please note any offers from Fircroft are subject to a medical including a drug and alcohol test.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

  • Over five years' work experience (within any sector/industry).
  • Qualification requirements: A minimum of 6 GCSE (or equivalent) passes at Grades A to C, with at least one in a Science subject. A-Level, NVQ Level 3, HNC, HND, or Degree qualifications are desirable though not essential.
  • Willingness and ability to learn, and open to new working practices.
  • We are looking for candidates who are eager, safety conscious and enthusiastic for this rare opportunity.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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