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Boilerhouse Operator / Field Operator

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 operation of drying or services processes in a safe and efficient manner, complying with all procedures, systems and instructions to ensure the quality of the product manufactured meets business requirements.

Key accountabilities & responsibilities:

  • Monitor trends in plant performance and identify areas of poor performance, taking recommended remedial action.
  • Identify maintenance needs and liaise with the Shift Manager to ensure safe and efficient operations, including issuing work permits.
  • Develop and maintain safety awareness and standards to achieve sustained improvement in safety performance through BBS.
  • Play an active role in the Company improvement process to promote excellent environmental and quality performance and contribute to cost reduction projects.

Key skills & experience:

  • Minimum of 5 GCSE grade C or above and NVQ level 2 or above in Process Plant operation (or similar).  As well as on the job training and will be expected to gain QCF’s at Level 3 in process operations.
  • At least 3 years of process plant operating experience.
  • Able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of the complete PVC production process, the hazards of VCM, and other process chemicals along with the safeguards in place to avoid incidents from the process. 
  • Familiar with Distributed Control System operation (desirable) - training in the installed control systems will be provided. 
  • High regard for occupational and process safety, environmental performance and housekeeping standards.
  • Good thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels. 
  • Able to work effectively as part of a team and with own initiative.
  • Good level of IT competence.

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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