A Plant Technician is required for this state of the art, energy efficient, food manufacturing business based near Stratford upon Avon.

The main purpose of the role of Plant Technician is to ensure shift production targets are achieved in a safe and efficient manner and in compliance with company and regulatory standards (Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety) and industry accreditations (BRC and FEMAS).

As a Plant Technician your duties will include:

The safe operation of the site within a range of set parameters to ensure production targets are achieved in volume, quality, and efficiency.
Ensuring all routine sampling and testing of the production processes are carried out and recorded as required including reporting data as requested using spread sheets.
Ensuring all assigned routine safety and preventative maintenance checks are undertaken as scheduled and general housekeeping and cleaning of the areas.
Monitoring all functions associated with the PLC controlled plant, fuel feed, furnace, turbine, and boilers and ash handling.
Maintaining a steady control of the above by measuring temperature, flow, pressure readings from the turbine/boiler, control systems and gauges. L
Loading of wood fuel and movement of ash waste with JCB telehandler.
Assisting Maintenance Technicians in the event of failures.
Ensuring that production related waste is moved to designated disposal locations in a timely fashion.

We are looking for a Plant Technician who has the following skills and experiences:

Previous experience in a Processing and/or Manufacturing environment ideally with an understanding of Food Safety/HACCP systems.
Knowledge and understanding of typical SCADA, Operator Interface control systems, and PLC-based operations, would be advantageous.
Experience of steam raising boiler plant, with an understanding of operating and monitoring boiler and steam turbine plants would be an advantage.
A UK driving licence is essential
Fully permitted to work in the UK without restriction.
Good English language skills and excellent understanding as a minimum.
Physically healthy and capable of working in a production site environment involving stairs, rung ladders, and some high-level work areas.
The site operates 24/7 and the role entails working a 4-On/4-Off shift pattern.

To apply please forward your CV and cover letter, to hello@ksm-rec.co.uk