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Shift Operator Technician

Are you an experienced technician or engineer looking to take on a new challenge? If so Viridor are recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you!

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies.

Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy.

This is an exciting time to work at Viridor.

We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and are one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies.

We use smart people and smart technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

Due to continuing business success and growth we now have a fantastic opportunity available for a Shift Operator Technician to join our team in Beddington.

Shift Operator Technician responsibilities:



* DCS operation and alarm handling.


* Continuous personal development within the organisation to achieve a higher potential.


* Diagnosing and rectifying plant faults.


* Operation of the ERF and boiler chemistry.


* Carrying out routine tasks and testing of plant equipment.


* Updating the shift log including plant and process changes, diligent shift handover to ensure effective communication to the following shift.


* Monitoring consumable stock levels and supervise bulk deliveries and loading.


* Direction of people on outside plant and communication i.e.

dealing with telephone calls in accordance with the Beddington procedure.


* Assisting with all shutdown activities within the plant ensuring plant downtime is minimised, also carry out front line maintenance to ensure plant availability is maintained.


* Complying with all PPE requirements including COSHH chemical handling.


* Reporting any potential safety issues and control any hazards as required.


* Carrying out risk assessments to ensure activities are completed in a safe manner at all times.


* Ensuring visitors to site are inducted in the site safety and emergency procedures.


* Housekeeping is to be carried out on a regular basis to ensure a high standard of site cleanliness.


* Continuous and routine monitoring of the plant to minimise environmental impacts.


* Ensuring compliance with the IPPC authorisation at all times.


The ideal Shift Operator Technician:



* Understanding of safe systems of work i.e.

plant isolations and safety systems


* Computer literate


* Ability to think logically and solve problems effectively and efficiently


* Mechanical / Electrical / Plant experience


* Numerate and literate


In return for this Shift Operator Technician position, we can offer a salary of up to £36,142 for a Company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

If you are looking for your next challenge as a Shift Operator Technician then we want to hear from you, please click APPLY!

Closing Date - 19th June 2017

The vacancy you have applied for is being advertised by CVWOW Ltd, the UK's leading, award winning recruitment specialist.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory.

We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Full terms and conditions of the CVWOW business can be found on our website.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: 32298 Per Annum
  • Location: Beddington, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Other
  • Recruiter: CV WOW
  • Contact: George Baker
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: BV-29005
  • Posted: 2017-06-01 14:27:11 -

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