Process Plant Operator – company name – Falkirk

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Are you an experienced Process Plant Operator looking for a new opportunity at a newly refurbished recycling facility?

We are looking for someone who is confident in their ability, who can communicate effectively, and has the ability to understand performance data and use it to optimise the operations of the plant.

Working within a supportive team you will operate the plant and machinery to ensure operational performance targets are achieved.

Attention to detail will be key, along with the ability to problem-solve and think ahead to recognise any potentially issues that may arise and suggest solutions and preventative measures.

The main purpose of the role is to ensure the plant operates within all key plant performance metrics whilst adhering to all health and safety and environmental requirements.

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the Process Plant Operator will operate and manage the process and machinery of the waste recycling plant. This includes the safe start-up and shut down of the plant and continual monitoring of conveyors and separation equipment for blockages and reduced efficiency.

The Process Plant Operator will report issues to the Site Supervisory and Maintenance team.

Main Duties of a Process Plant Operator

Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with all relevant health & safety legislation and company policies
Start, stop, and monitor the waste recycling plant assets via a SCADA system to ensure the site meets its operational targets
Utilise the plant data and reports to ensure the plant is constantly optimised to meet operational metrics
Report on the performance of the plant and raise potential issues with the Shift Supervisor
Participate in problem-solving activities to enhance plant performance
Perform and support plant preventative maintenance in coordination with our engineersWe welcome applications for this Process Plant Operator role from candidates with experience in recycling jobs, monitoring control systems, process, plant, health & safety, or previous experience as a plant operator or start up operator.


Competitive salary
Enhanced holiday entitlement
Health cash back plan
Employee Assistance Programmes
Death-in-Service cover
Opportunities for development across the company

Essential Skills

Knowledge of process optimisation of plant and systems
Experience with monitoring of supervisory and control systems
Ability to respond and react positively under pressure
Operational experience in manufacturing processing, energy from waste, water treatment or heavy industry would be advantageous

About Company

Levenseat is one of the leading resource management companies providing recycling, energy, and waste management services to both local authority and commercial customers. Set to manage 700,00 tonnes of recyclates and resources per year, we are committed to developing new solutions to recover the best resources and provide customers with environmental and economic solutions.

Levenseat has achieved tremendous growth in the last couple of years and we are very proud of the company we have grown into. We are an industry leader in the field of resource management, and we are very clear on the role we expect to play in continuing to lead the way.

We also play a key role in educating communities, businesses, and councils on the value of resource and the part they can play to reduce waste and embrace the principles of a circular economy. There is a shift in attitudes towards waste and recycling and there has never been a more exciting time to be part of the industry.

In a fast-evolving sector it is an exciting time to be involved in this industry. With a strong work ethos and collaborative environment, we are looking for proactive and focused people to join an expanding team

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