Process Operator Apprentice
At Saint-Gobain we design, manufacture and distribute materials which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. Join our innovative, passionate and entrepreneurial community to improve the world of tomorrow with us.
Saint-Gobain Glass is Europe's leading manufacturer of flat glass for the construction industry, including float, coated and laminated glass products. As one of the world's leading flat glass manufacturers, Saint-Gobain Glass has been manufacturing innovative and environmentally friendly glass solutions for the UK and Irish markets since 2000. As Saint-Gobain Glass moves into its second decade, we continue to invest in our plant and commitment to supply innovative products to the construction and renovation markets.
As a process operator apprentice, you would be required to undertake the safe and efficient operation of hi-tech glass manufacturing and glass transformation machinery whilst learning how to recognise faults and process problems quickly in order to maintain the efficiency of the process whilst avoiding unnecessary process line down time.
The key areas of the process operator apprenticeship would include:
Health & Safety Regulation Continuous Improvement tools including basic problem solving
Dealing with the issues relating to a production line
Learning to assist with plant start-ups and shutdowns
Learning how to monitor and control the production line
Learning how to communicate clearly with other team members, and managers. Learning how to react to non-standard or emergency situations in an effective way
The apprentices will work on days for the majority of their apprenticeship, with the likelihood of them working 12 hour shifts as they get towards the end of their apprenticeship.
We are looking to take on 3 Process Operator Apprentices to join our manufacturing teams. We are looking for a start date of January 2018. The apprenticeship programme will last 3 years, with the possibility of a permanent role to join our team onsite at the end of this period.
You need to have a minimum of 3 GCSEs (grades A-C) in subjects including English and Maths with qualifications in a science / technology an advantage, but not essential.
Adherence to H&S regulations and an understanding of their importance
Excellent team worker
Ability to be flexible and adaptable to work
Willingness to learn
Demonstrate initiative to work on your own or as part of a team
Excellent communication skills
Ability to solve problems and make decisions quickly
Great attention to detail
Good planning and organisational skills
Strong IT skills
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