Process Technician

  • Location

    Theale, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Waste Management

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gemma Nixon

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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Process Technician
Waste Management
Up to £30,000

The Role

Our client, one of the UK's leading Waste Management specialist's is looking for a Process Technician to join their established team at the Berkshire IVC Plant converting garden and food waste into composting materials. As the Process Technician, you will be responsible for operating, maintaining and monitoring their In-Vessel Composting process ensuring that all operations are running in line with site procedures and environmental parameters and the process is optimised at all times.

The Role

Working as their Process Technician, you will be responsible for…

  • Testing and inspection of process feedstocks and end products, managing samples to be sent for external analysis.
  • Environmental monitoring and testing for gas, leachate, air quality, moisture and odour.
  • Hands-on site inspections, process checks and housekeeping.
  • Ensuring that all site outputs and wastes are managed effectively and are within set parameters.
  • Working closely with site management teams to monitor the operation and health of the plant, calculating production targets and measuring site performance against targets.
  • Operating and maintaining the plant in accordance with standard operation procedures determined by the contract KPI, accreditation and legislation.
  • Working with operational teams to ensure all IVC operations are running in line with PAS100 and ABPR regulations and within the constraints of permits and site permissions.

The Ideal Candidate

As the ideal candidate you will have experience working in a process industry (Anaerobic Digestion, Wastewater treatment, or Municipal waste is preferable) or have previously studied within these fields.

Candidates will be expected to have worked within a technical background and have the ability to record and utilise technical data relating to site operations and be able to present this when looking at optimisation and site production plans.

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary up to £30,000
  • Benefits Package
  • Progression Opportunities

How to Apply

For a confidential discussion and further details please forward your CV to Gemma Nixon at gnixon@astutetechnical.co.uk or call 02392 222 964 .

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