Crush Process Technician

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    Liverpool, Merseyside, N. W. England, England

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    Anne Oxton

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    3 months ago

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Process Technician

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose & Summary

+ To operate the plant safely and efficiently whilst optimising production through the best utilisation of the plant's equipment.

+ To achieve best in class operating performance

+ To ensure safe working practices are adhered to by Cargill personnel and contractors

+ To undertake problem solving and decision making within the plant and within a self-managed, continuous improvement environment

+ To effectively communicate with both internal and external customers and stakeholders

Principal Accountabilities

_Health Safety & Environmental_

+ Safe working within the plant and ensure that the working environment is maintained to the highest standard of safety

+ Awareness of the Environmental Permit for the site and the operating conditions and limits within it.

+ Operation of permit to work system including isolation of equipment, reviewing risk assessments and communicating plant conditions to permit signatories

+ Full knowledge of plant emergency procedures

+ Carry out mandatory site safety tests and inspections - Critical Safety Devices, Fire Pumps and safety surveys

+ Participate in Behavioural Based Safety programme _Operational_

+ Must be able to operate within a fast moving, flexible and self-managed environment

+ Be capable of maximising production whilst staying within defined quality parameters

+ Start up, shutdown and operation of the process with maximum efficiency and minimum utilisation of energy, chemicals etc

+ Coordinate with own and site support teams regarding production, handover and training requirements. This information should be shared with commercial, Quality control, Maintenance, and other process personnel as appropriate

+ In process quality testing and analysis

+ Assist with new projects, SWIFT studies and PI/trend analysis, offloading chemicals and products

+ Use Maximo system to report and track any maintenance issues or safety issues found during the shift

+ Complete electronic shift logs for the area

+ Complete EFSIS, FEMAS and ISO documentation. Monitor and comply with site HACCP programme.

+ Work in a self managed culture where the team work together to achieve the objectives set by the company for the location - the technician is expected to contribute effort into the group fairly and attend the regular communications meetings and training sessions in order to keep up to date with skills, events and issues within the team/business

+ Participate in the Reliability Excellence Process Improvement programme including Kaizen, 5S, Operator Care

+ Participate in Root Cause Analysis reviews

+ Completion of paperwork and reporting as appropriate


_Preparation Plant_

+ Walk critical path

+ Collect samples and perform analysis on NIR

+ Make appropriate adjustments to the process to correct any quality parameters that are outside specification.

+ Monitor and adjust flakers and expellers through regular surveys

+ Inspect and adjust other equipment such as sieves, dust filters, conveyors, screws and elevators as required

+ Carry out housekeeping duties as required _Extract plant_

+ Monitor all important process variables making adjustments to ensure the process stays within normal safe operating limits whilst maintaining quality parameters in specification

+ Ensure process is operating within environmental operating limits as per PPC permit

+ Carry out regular plant inspections _General Duties_

+ Tanker off-loading and outloading of products

+ Continuous improvement ideas

+ Fork lift truck operations

+ Basic mechanical tasks as appropriate

+ Plant inspections (housekeeping and safety surveys in all areas)

+ Plus any other duties as may be reasonably require


Required Qualifications

+ 5 GCSE's grade A-C (including English and Maths) First Aid Certificate/ FLT licence Strong experience within an industrial process environment. Experience of working in a self managed team environment Basic computer skills Planning and organisational capability Team player Ability to work under own initiative Problem solving skills Takes ownership of decisions Ability to communicate effectively Flexible approach NVQ III/HNC in mechanical or chemical engineering, or process engineering or a level 3 in process operations Experience of working in a self managed team environment Lean Manufacturing Experience Basic mechanical engineering and diagnostic skills Knowledge of HACCP

Preferred Qualifications

Interested?Then please send us your CV and cover letter today.

The recruitment process and your data This role is managed by Cargill's recruitment partner, MorsonInternational. By submitting your CV for this role you are providing yourconsent to your CV and application details being sent to Morson Internationalfor the purposes of managing the recruitment process. If you have any questionsabout how Morson International will use your data for this application processplease contact Anne Oxton via 0161 707 1516.If you have anyquestions about how Cargill will use your data for this application processplease