Plant Operator Apprentice Regroup (Refuel) Ltd

To perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work relating to the operation of the Air Street Process facility. This will include the operation of plant and the loading, offloading and transfer of material throughout the site.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:30pm 1 Hour for Lunch

    Total hours per week: 50.00

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Apprenticeship duration

    52 weeks

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    18 Apr 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

No previous experience is necessary as full training will provided throughout the apprenticeship period. Please Note - this is a career development role. The successful candidate will start off with basic duties but will then progress & develop to taking on addition duties & responsibilities. Due to the nature of this job role, applicants are required to be aged 18 and over.

  • Operates and monitors the performance of the Air Street process in accordance with training and procedures
  • Records data concerning plant operations.
  • Transfers liquid product through the process and to and from storage tanks
  • Involvement in the start-up and shut down of the plant and process operations
  • Use of computerised process control and tank monitoring systems
  • Start up, running and shut down of the boiler
  • Ensure work area is kept clean and tidy and free of chemical spills
  • Work safely in accordance with the companies Health and Safety Policy and written procedures safe systems of work
  • Report any plant defects or incidents as required by site reporting procedures
  • Be aware of the environmental impact of activities and report issues as appropriate
  • To contribute towards the achievement of compliance with applicable legal and regulatory requirements
  • Be aware of their responsibilities within the Site Emergency Procedure as authorised deputy to the Site Incident Controller and Fire Marshal
  • Awareness of external and internal environmental requirements including Environment Agency site permitting and industry specific guidance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

No previous experience is required as full training will be provided throughout the apprenticeship period. The successful applicant however, must possess a minimum of the following standards:

  • Good standard of numeracy & literacy
  • A good attention to detail
  • Sound communication skills
  • Ability to meet specific timescales/deadlines
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to use initiative
  • Proactive listener
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to follow specific instructions
  • Adhere strictly to company policies & procedures
  • Positive attitude
  • Organised, focused & methodical approach
  • Ability to work in a technical capacity as part of a multi-discipline process team
  • Have proven computer competency skills
  • Performs a high quality of work and applies attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task

Personal qualities

  • An enthusiastic & friendly approach to work
  • Interest in Science
  • Sound work ethic
  • Reasonably confident
  • Hardworking & committed
  • Reliable & punctual
  • Honest & trustworthy
  • Committed & dedicated
  • Able to use & work on own initiative
  • Able to follow specific instructions
  • Conscientious & motivated
  • Ambitious & assertive
  • A positive, “can-do” attitude
  • A desire to learn new things

Qualifications required

GCSE Grades A* - C Maths & English or equivalent are desirable for this role as well as Science.

Future prospects

As stated, this is a career development role with excellent promotional & career development prospects. Opportunity may lead to a full time permanent position for the right candidate.

Things to consider

Please consider the location of this vacancy and check that you will be able to reach this location in a timely manner, every day, should you be successful. Due to the nature of this job role, applicants will need to be aged 18 and over. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE EMPLOYER DIRECTLY; ALL APPLICATIONS ARE PROCESSED AND SUITABLE APPLICANTS WILL BE PRE-SCREENED BY YH TRAINING. The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Operating from two separate sites in the Humber region, both businesses focus on providing an excellent service, building and maintaining valued relationships with our customers and suppliers. Our aim is to exceed customer expectations. We produce economical and environmentally sound alternatives to traditional fuels and provide fully compliant specialist waste collection services to industry.


Regroup (Refuel) Ltd


Air Street



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Training provider

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship in Performing Manufacturing Operations (PMO) 
  • Functional Skills where required in maths and English, supported by a designated trainer delivering individual training specific to you and your job role.

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by YH TRAINING SERVICES LIMITED


Sophie Ness (Business Development Apprentice) 01482 222 142

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017