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Engineering Professionals
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£25,000 to £26,000 per annum
25 Jun 2024
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Our Client who specialise in the manufacturing of glues and adhesives are looking to add a process operator to their team.

Our client buys in raw materials and polymers which are dissolved into flammable solvents. Some of the polymers require dry compounding and granulation beforehand.

The role:

Working in a factory environment operating a Banbury mill, roll mills and granulators. This role requires the candidate to understand the nature of working with hazardous chemicals, and the full health and safety issues surrounding them.

The candidate will be weighing out raw materials and dry processing the polymers and mainly powder additives using either a Banbury mill or roll mill. The resultant sheeted polymer is then granulated. The candidate will be required to carry other duties in the factory.

Whilst working in the factory there will be other aspects of the job that require:

Good attention to detail, following procedures and instructions.

Working within specific health and safety guidelines.

Ensuring that work stations at kept clean and safe at all times.

Limiting the use of waste materials.

Ensuring accurate records are kept at all times, using numeracy and good standard of written English.

Working to strict deadlines.

Person Spec

Experience in dry compounding of polymers

Reliable timekeeping.

Attention to detail.

Used to working to health and safety guidelines.

Familiar with Hazardous Chemicals and different uses.

FLT License - counter balance.

Good standard of numeracy and written English.

Manual Handling up to 25 kilos.

Software/ Equipment Used

Banbury Mill

Roll Mills


Counterbalance FLT

Qualifications/Experience Needed

Maths and English A - C

Experience in dry compounding of polymers

Pay and Benefits

Salary/Hourly Rate: Approx £25.6K

Hours of Work: 8am - 5pm weekdays

Holiday Entitlement: 25 days

Pension 8% company contribution, 1% minimum employee contribution

Full PPE equipment will be provided

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Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

When you TALK we stop and LISTEN

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT - Knowledge is endless

Always ACCESSIBLE - Day or Night, if you need us we will be there

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PEOPLE are ASSETS not NUMBERS - Every person has a skill, we do our best to understand these skills and match them to the best environment

What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

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