Manufacturing Operative (Chemical)

Job Title: Manufacturing Operative (Chemical)
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Royston
Salary: £13.55 - £16.26 per hour
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HLCP19
Contact Name: Carl Parkash
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 15, 2019 10:43

Job Description

Role Title:        Manufacturing Operative (Chemical)
Pay Rate:         £13.55 – 16.26 per hour
Shift Pattern:   24/7 Rotating Shift Pattern of 2’s and 3’s (12 Hours Shifts 7-7)
Contract:          Temporary (Ongoing)
Location:          Royston, SG8 5HE

Blue Arrow are currently recruiting for dedicated and hard-working Chemical Process / Manufacturing Operatives to join the team based on our client’s large manufacturing plant, based in Royston, Hertfordshire. The client is a global leader in sustainable technologies and create cutting-edge solutions with their customers that make a real difference to the world around us.

As a Chemical Process Operator you will be participating and assisting in various task in the preparation, processing, and storage of a variety of chemicals and chemical intermediates in a safe and proper manner following training and procedures. Tasks will be varied including manual activities and plant operation.   

Due to the nature of the role applicants must be non-smokers and have been free from nicotine products for at least 3 months.

The warehouse is located just ½ a mile from Royston station and takes approximately 10 minutes to walk.  There is also a Tesco Extra within a mile from the warehouse.

Pay Rate and Shift Patterns

Hourly rates starts on £13.55 per hour for Training and after this will increase to £16.26 per hour.

You will be require to work a rotating 24/7 shift pattern of 2’s and 3’s which consists of 12 hours shifts between 7-7.

Essential Duties will include:
  • Ensure both your own and your colleagues safety by working in accordance to all relevant Production, Environmental, Health and Safety procedures; reporting any incidents to the Team Leader
  • To undertake process operations diligently as directed
  • Ensure conformance to customer requirements, specifications and output schedules with respect to total quality in all aspects of the job
Key Attributes:
  • Experience in Manufacturing as an Operator/Operative essential
  • Experience in Chemical / Hazardous material would be advantageous
  • Ability to work as part of a team as well as being self-motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Ability to understand and follow Health and Safety instructions
  • Skilled and confident communicator
  • Resilience to work under pressure
Our client is committed to an open and welcoming culture where everyone everywhere is given the same opportunities to excel. 
If you feel you have the right skills or are looking for a new challenge, apply today!