Process Operator (Laboratory) Ref:9396

Location:Staffordshire
Job Type:Full Time
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We are looking for a dedicated and collaborative individual to join our Laboratory team based at our our Cauldon Cement plant located in the Staffordshire Moorlands. As one of our Laboratory Process Operators, you will be responsible for conducting both routine and non-routine sampling and testing, whilst providing technical and material advice for a business that are at the frontline of the construction.

About the role

Laboratory Process Operators work as part of a team ensuring accurate analysis within the statutory legislation and the internal company Quality, Safety,Health and Environmental Standards. The role will involve regular testing and analysis of samples including final product, fuels, raw materials and any additional materials required. As a successful candidate, you must be able to understand and communicate the results obtained and take responsibility for ensuring all testing of cements are met to the required standards.

Job Objectives

  • To collect and test samples according to EN and Lafarge standards

  • To assist with the day-to-day operations of the Cauldon Laboratory

  • To ensure all customer requests are dealt with in a timely fashion

  • General cleaning, safety and housekeeping duties

  • First line maintenance and calibration duties on laboratory equipment

What will you bring?

  • A good standard of both numeracy and literacy skills

  • A thorough grasp of health & safety principles and fundamentals

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

  • An understanding of the cement manufacturing process

  • Computer/IT literate with ability to operate most standard systems

  • Good knowledge and appreciation of science

  • Sampling, physical testing and chemical analysis

What’s on offer?

  • Competitive Salary, bonus and benefits recognizing the contribution you bring

  • Opportunities for Career Progression both at home and abroad

  • An inclusive and safety focused culture with people at the heart of the business

About Lafarge Cement

Lafarge Cement offers a wide variety of bulk and packed cementitious materials, produced at our cement plant in rural Staffordshire. A member of the LafargeHolcim Group, a leading supplier of traditional and sustainable construction materials to major building and construction customers, we’re committed to helping create a better built environment.

Why join Lafarge Cement

We are proud to be an industry leader in well-being, safety as well as environmental sustainability. Further to this, we are also committed to developing strong and positive relationships with the communities we live and work in.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.