Saint-Gobain

Reference : 569246

Bale Plant Operator

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom
    Runcorn
  • Fixed-term Contract
  • Posting date : 06/07/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – The key attitudes and way we like to work at Saint-Gobain. If this sounds like you, please read on to find out more about the Bale Plant Operator opportunity.

What impact will you have in this role?

This role is working within Insulation UK, more specifically the Isover brand. Isover manufacture environmentally sustainable glass mineral wool insulation for thermal, acoustic and fire safe solutions. We develop sustainable insulation solutions to protect both your built environment and the natural environment. Isover insulation warms and protects 1 in 3 homes in Europe and 1 in 5 in America. This role will sit within the Production Department but is a pivotal role throughout our business.

In this role you will:

  • Ensure that safe working practices are adhered to at all times.
  • Operation of the entire baling operation including bale manufacture, quality check, material collection and material storage.
  • Accurate and timely quality checks.
  • Facing application duties on the mainline when required.
  • Fork lift truck start of shift checks.
  • Continually develop recommendation, enhance manufacturing capabilities/ efficiencies through new ideas and /or methods.

What kind of person are we looking for?

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working. In addition to the five Saint-Gobain attitudes we shared at the start, suitability for the role is always key; does the following criteria sound like you?

  • Forklift Truck and JCB Licenses.
  • Basic literacy and numeracy.
  • Manufacturing background with experience of operating machinery.
  • Safe Working Practices for all tasks undertaken.
  • Finished product stacking and de-stacking.
  • Competent operation of baling equipment with positive approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to work unsupervised however must be a team player with good communication skills.

Who are Saint-Gobain?

Saint-Gobain was founded in 1665 to deliver a world first – the production of glass on an industrial scale we have continued to adapt and grow through providing innovate ideas, services and products to our customers. 350 years later we have a presence in 67 countries and employs 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of our well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Insulation UK this is one of 32 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times.

Our Ambition as a business?

At Saint-Gobain, our goal is to ‘Create great living places and improve people’s daily life’. We design, manufacture and distribute materials and solutions, which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

Do you want to be part of this vision? Click apply, we would love to hear from you.

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