Reference : 566102

Production Operative - Kiln

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Eccleshall
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 03/08/2019

Who are we ?

Innovative? Customer Focused? Agile?  Open and Engaging? Entrepreneurial? – Our 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 Kiln Operative opportunity.

What impact will you have in this role?

This role is working with  Saint-Gobain Abrasives - part of the Saint-Gobain group and a worldwide leader in abrasives solutions. In this role you will;

  • load and unload the kiln and ovens, monitor their performance, check the quality of the products and  record
  • undertake routine minor maintenance of the kiln and ovens
  • Follow correct procedures to ensure safety of kiln in emergency / crisis situation
  • be required to work a continuous 24/7 working pattern, including weekends and bank holidays. You will work 4 days on, 4 days off, 4 nights on, 4 nights off (and repeat), so flexibility is a vital part of this role

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?

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing and / or engineering environment.
  • Able to demonstrate a willingness to work flexibly as the plant operation requires.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also work independantly.
  • Proven ability to build and maintain good working relationships.

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 employ 170,000 people worldwide. The UK & Ireland is home to over 30 of the most well-known and respected businesses within the construction sector including: British Gypsum, Jewson, Weber, Graham and Glassolutions.

You are applying to work with Saint-Gobain Abrasives, this is one of more than 30 fascinating Saint-Gobain businesses that operate within UK and Ireland. Regardless of which business you join, you will 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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