Plant Operator

Cement Australia

Geocycle is a wholly owned subsidiary of Cement Australia, the largest manufacturer and distributor of cement in Australia. We are seeking Plant Operators to join our team in Dandenong South. This is a unique part of our business that processes flammable and hazardous wastes. Our point of difference from other waste processors is that Geocycle transforms liquid & solid wastes into an alternative liquid fuel product for use in our cement kilns to offset coal usage. We are very aware of how critical safe and compliant operations are to our people and the success of our business and are committed to achieving high standards in these areas. We are proud of the fact we are using sustainable solutions to minimise and re purpose waste and reduce our overall impact on the environment.

In this role, you will work as part of a team to operate the plant safely and efficiently. You will have responsibilities that range from loading and unloading product, operating forklifts and working in the control room to small maintenance tasks and process troubleshooting. With the work varied and often specialised to our particular plant, we will provide you with all the training you need to become a valued member of the team.

As a Plant Operator in our Geocycle facility, you will perform a wide and interesting range of duties that include:

  • Bulk tanker unloading
  • Bulk tank to tank transfers
  • Loading vacuum blending tanks
  • ISO tank loading and wash outs
  • Operating drum shredder and bulk solids systems
  • Deheading plastic IBC units
  • General housekeeping
  • General forklift duties

Requirements

  • Previous experience working in an operations role, ideally in the waste treatment and or chemical industry
  • Forklift license (essential)
  • Strong safety focus
  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • A self-starter, who can work autonomously
  • Great attention to detail and process troubleshooting/diagnostic abilities
  • Basic computer skills and previous experience using CITECT Scada control systems would be highly regarded
  • EPA and DG training an advantage
  • First Aid level 2 highly regarded

Shifts

We have a 2 shift system, where you will rotate between day shift (6am - 2pm) and afternoon shift (10am - 6pm). Overtime shifts on Saturday may also be available.

Benefits

  • Strong safety focus and culture across the team
  • Full training provided
  • Overtime shifts availablle
  • Great team environment with committed staff
  • Full uniforms and PPE supplied
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Date Posted
16 Apr 2019
11 Jul 2019
Location
Bayside Melbourne VIC
Category
Manufacturing, Production & Operations
Pay Description
55000 - 65000

Skills
WASTE TREATMENT
HAZARDOUS WASTE
VACUUM
SOLID WASTE
SELF-STARTER
SCADA
OPERATIONS
MECHANICAL APTITUDE
ISO
HOUSEKEEPING
FORKLIFT LICENSE
ATTENTION TO DETAIL
FORKLIFT
EPA
DG
CONTROL SYSTEMS
CONTROL ROOM
BLENDING
TANKS
Perks
Training
Benefits

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