Process Technician Job in Essex

Witham, Essex

Weekly Rotating shift 6am – 2pm and 2pm – 10pm, Monday – Friday. 

Salary: £20,456 plus 16 % shift premium (circa £23,700).

 *Own car essential


Working as part of a team within the furnace area, candidates will learn a number of techniques in order to produce a sample ready for analysis in the laboratory.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Initial weighing of samples into cups
  • Mixing samples with litharge using an extracted cupboard
  • Accurate weighing of metals
  • Ensuring the Furnace area is kept clean whilst maintaining safety standards 
  • Using hand held pump truck to move material
  • Placing samples into crucibles and melting within a furnace
  • Pouring small amounts of molten material into moulds


Experience & Skills Required:  

  • Maths or any science subject GCSE grade C or higher
  • Physically fit
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good communication skills as it will be a team-based role
  • Good level of flexibility in both time and work

*No previous furnace experience required as full training will be supplied



Due to site location & shift times you would need your own transport and live within a 30-minute commute of Witham.






£20,000 to £25,000
Up to £23,729 per year

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