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Job ID
Posting Date
British Sugar plc
Food and beverage production
Job type
Full time
Career level
Entry Level
Education Level
Vocational (e.g. NVQ/SNVQ)
29,717.00 per year
Hours of Work
Shift work
Application methods
Sue Morris
Cantley Sugar Factory
Norwich, ANGL NR13 3ST

British Sugar plc

Process Technician

Job description


Take down date: 20th October 2017




Process Technician


Location: UK-NFK-Cantley, Norwich

PositionType:Permanent Full-Time

Hiring Manager:Martin Lambon

Grade:Grade 5 (£29,717)


Main Scope of Role

The role involves operating all processing related plant within an operational area of the factory in a manner that satisfies production, quality, safety and all other compliance requirements.

Key Results Areas

  • Competent to analyse factory area performance data and recommend appropriate remedial action to ensure achievement of budget throughput, energy, extraction, process chemical usage and product quality.
  • Carry out minor engineering based repairs on plant and equipment as appropriate and skilled to do.
  • During maintenance periods, undertake maintenance activities as well as planning, testing and commissioning plant in readiness for operations.
  • Operate the plant in a safe and compliant manner during start up, shut down, normal and abnormal operations.
  • Engage in continuous improvement activities to support the incremental development of processing efficiency, cost control and safety & environmental improvement.
  • Competent to receive a range of permits to work.
  • Demonstrate the highest personal health and safety standards at all times and work effectively with other team members to carry out the tasks safely and effectively.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience Desired

  • IOSH Working Safely
  • Comprehensive technical knowledge gained through large scale, complex operational factory experience.
  • Understanding of hazards and controls associated with a complex industrial environment and producing food and feed.
  • Understanding of technical accounting
  • Extensive working knowledge of the sugar process or similar industry
  • A proven track record of effective technical problem solving, fault diagnosis and continuous improvement.
  • Experience of working in a operational team of varying disciplines and skill levels.
  • Good communication ability across all levels of the site, across sites and between all functions.
  • Good analytical skills
  • Ability to work as an individual and with groups.
  • Ability to effectively balance urgent and important tasks.
  • Ability to demonstrate practical hands on skills, competence and knowledge of the sugar manufacturing process.


Personal Attributes

  • High degree of credibility and the ability to effectively communicate across all levels of the factory and the operations function of the business
  • Demonstrate passion to inspire everyone to do their best, pulls people successfully through critical situations.
  • Commitment to maintaining the Health & Safety for self and others.


Apply for this Job

If you are interested in applying for this role, please either post or e-mail your CV with a covering letter, to Sue Morris, HR/L&D Co-ordinator at British Sugar plc, Cantley Sugar Factory, Norwich, NR13 3ST


Closing Date: 20/10/2017

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