Our client is a speciality chemical company and are looking for a Chemical Technician to manually mix niche fuel blends. This will involve selecting and weighing out the appropriate chemicals, pour and mixing as required and supporting in QC tests. You will also support the lab in maintaining housekeeping standards.

Location: Stanford-le-Hope, Essex

This role operates on a shift basis rotating on a weekly basis as below:

Early Shift: 5am – 1pm Late Shift: 1pm – 9pm Night Shift: 9pm – 5am

Salary: £31,000/annum

Work with Shift Leader to ensure safe, efficient and accurate execution of:

  • Tanker receipts and despatches
  • Blending and product movement operations
  • Decants
  • Housekeeping standards (including waste fuel handing, general tidiness, stock rotation)
  • Equipment care standards (looking after the kit, use of MRS)
  • Undertake appointed role/responsibility within the ERP
  • Assist in other scheduled and ad-hoc duties to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the site

Key Skills Required:

  • Organised and efficient, with great attention to detail around product names, batch codes and specifications
  • Good arithmetic, literacy and IT are essential (Word/Excel)
  • Good communicator with the ability to interpret work instructions and carry them out effectively, as well as the ability to provide feedback and updates on work in progress
  • Ability to work under pressure with changing priorities in a physically demanding role

Strong work ethic with a can-do attitude

Experience Required:

  • BTEC or equivalent in Chemistry
  • Experience in mixing/blending chemicals
  • Experience in handling and mixing liquids
  • Experience in hydrocarbons, fuels, lubricants or oils – preferred but not essential

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