This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Chemical Process Operator to join an established business, working continental shifts 6-6 both days and nights. The role will be based in Hendon Dock, Sunderland. THE ROLE: Operation of Hendon dock process plant and supporting utilities as per process operating instructions and technical documentation. Reporting all equipment defects and alarms to the shift manager ensuring unsafe items are suitably isolated and communicated. Monitor and control off site emissions as per consent limits, communicating all deviations/adjustments to the shift manager. Striving to improve plant operation and control through continuous improvement suggestions and participation in initiatives. Monitor and test the operation of the site utility equipment to ensure that they are operated within the technical document guidance parameters. Regularly monitor and review process run sheets for any non-standard deviations thus ensuring that the plants are operating both safely and as per process operating instructions. All process connections and alignments using flexible hoses are correctly set-up and installed, they must be doubly checked prior to use. Adequate equipment draining and cleaning is undertaken prior to changing over materials thus avoiding any contamination. Ensure suitable in process standards are used and calibrations are performed to for all in process checks. Suitable cleaning, isolations and handover to maintenance and or contractors of plant equipment through the permit to work system. Assess risks associated with everyday tasks and operations ensuring that assessments in place are suitable and up to date. Transfer and obtain samples for the site effluent system as per technical document. Minimise site emissions through the correct venting of plant, equipment and road barrels using the site VOC system. Experience of distillation and chemical knowledge are essential for this role. This role is a 6-month FTC with opportunity to extend. The company are offering a generous salary of £20,000 - £22,000 with a generous shift allowance on top. To be considered for this role please click "apply now" and submit a copy of your up to date CV.