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Senior Process Operator 1

Part of INEOS, INOVYN is Europe's leading producer of vinyls and in the top three worldwide.  With an annual turnover of €3.1 billion, INOVYN has circa 4,200 employees and chemical manufacturing, sales and marketing operations in 8 countries across Europe.

INOVYN’s portfolio consists of an extensive range of class-leading products arranged across General Purpose Vinyls; Specialty Vinyls; Organic Chlorine Derivatives; Chlor Alkali; Hydrogen and Vinyls Technologies.  INOVYN's annual commercial production volume is circa 10 milliontonnes.  See and  for more details.

Main role purpose:

The post holder is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the plant including managing engineering tasks in accordance with safe systems of work. 

Key responsibilities & accountabilities:

  • Ensure that plant equipment is operated safely and efficiently and appropriate analysis checks are completed to support operational processes.  
  • Issue Permits to Work.
  • Use analytical diagnosis to detect process and equipment faults and carry out the required corrective action.
  • Develop and promote ideas for continual plant improvements; maintain plant records in accordance with Company and statutory requirements. 
  • Liaise with the maintenance team for work on the plant and ensures isolations for systems are established to planned timescales. 

Key skills & experience:

  • NVQ Level 3 in continuous operation or equivalent.
  • DCS plant operation.
  • Problem-solving.
  • IT skills for entering work orders, completing electronic logs and entering data into multiple databases.
  • Self-confidence and strength of character to challenge people.
  • High Level of motivation/flexibility.
  • Good communication skills.

INOVYN is a company of INEOS.  INEOS is a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products. It comprises 34 businesses each with a major chemical company heritage. Its production network spans 183 sites in 26 countries throughout the world.

This is a direct Company recruitment.  We will not accept applications via employment agencies

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