Kiln Burner

Darwen Permanent £21,000 - £26,000
  • Chance to work for a well established company
  • Multiple roles, exceptional training and career progression!

About Our Client

My client is a global organisation based in Darwen looking for a Kiln Burner to join their team

Job Description

  • To ensure that all sinks are dried correctly through the timely starting of dryers, emptying and loading sinks into dryer and counting stock in dryers.
  • Levelling and straightening sinks every hour to ensure they do not twist.
  • Cleaning sinks prior to firing.
  • Lighting kilns in accordance with the correct procedure
  • Loading and unloading kilns in accordance with the correct procedure
  • Packing sinks as and when required (Weekend duty)
  • Casting and pushing down sinks as and when required (mainly Sunday duty)
  • Carry out hourly checks on kilns and dryers and recording results.
  • Regular testing and adjustment of casting slip to ensure slip specification is maintained.
  • Ensuring that all instructions are carried out on each shift.
  • Report any faults that occur on each shift.
  • Ensuring that good housekeeping standards are met at all times, through regular cleaning.
  • To make an hourly call to external security in line with the Check Call Procedure.
  • To work in a safe manner at all times, ensuring that all health and safety procedures are adhered to.

The Successful Applicant

  • Ability to accurately record data
  • Ability to address any issues promptly
  • A positive attitude and ability to use initiative in daily duties
  • A willingness to assist other departments as and when necessary
  • A basic understanding of Health & Safety in the workplace
  • A willingness to carry out lone working

What's on Offer

  • Shift patterns:

Week 1 - Mon - Thu 10:00pm - 7:00am, Fri & Sat 10:00pm - 10:00am, Off Sun (60 hours)
Week 2 - Off Mon - Thu, Fri 12:00noon - 10:00pm, Sat & Sun 10:00am - 10:00pm (34 hours)
Week 3 - Mon - Thu 2:00pm - 10:00pm, Off Fri, Sat & Sun (32 hours)

  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Annual Incentive Plan (AIP) Bonus 2% (this % is dependent on role, but tends to be 2% for the manufacturing roles)
  • Company Pension 5% employee 3% employer
  • Death in Service Benefit payable at 1x salary
  • High 5 recognition scheme
  • Ride to Work Scheme (after probationary period)
  • Onsite Parking
Ravinder Juttla
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Phone number
+44 114 263 6002

Job summary

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Consultant name
Ravinder Juttla
Consultant phone
+44 114 263 6002
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