Goole, GB

Location Details: 

Title:  Skilled Operator (mechanical and/or electrical maintenance)

Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemistry for water intensive industries. For more than 100 years, our chemistry has advanced human progress and quality of life. We call it chemistry with a purpose, better every day. At Kemira, we foster a collaborative and inclusive work culture that empowers our employees to thrive and make a difference. Learn more about Kemira at www.kemira.com/careers.              



Our Industry & Water segment helps municipalities and water-intensive industries with process and resource efficiency as well as responsible water use. In oil and gas applications, our chemistries enable improved yield from existing reserves and reduced water and energy use.  


We are now looking for a Skilled Operator to join the production team at our Goole site working on a 24/7 shift pattern. 


In this role you will be responsible for:

  • operating and maintaining the production equipment, following operating procedures and operating a chemical process to ISO9001, 14001 and 18001 standards. 
  • providing planned and unplanned maintenance support.
  • carrying out in-process adjustments and repairing electrical and/or pneumatic and mechanical equipment.
  • assisting in production operations as required so a flexible approach to team working will be key to your success.


What you’ll bring to the team:

  • a mechanical or electrical qualification, ideally apprentice trained with post qualification experience in an industrial (preferably chemical) environment.
  • a good level of computer literacy.
  • previous experience of maintenance management systems, SAP would be an advantage.
  • Counterbalance Fork Lift License, MEWPS and PASMA certification.
  • Siemens hardware/programme experience and/or PLC/SCADA experience would be an advantage.
  • ability to read and understand P&ID.


What you can expect from us:

  • an attractive salary and benefits package including a discretionary bonus and attractive pension scheme.
  • challenging, interesting and varying tasks with training and development within the role allowing you to develop your expertise and grow professionally.


Ready to create better every day? Join Kemira!

Please apply no later than 7 March 2024 at kemira.com/careers.


For more information, please visit our website at: www.kemira.com/careers and LinkedIn.



Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water-intensive industries. Our customers include industrial and municipal water treatment operators, and pulp & paper industry among others. We provide the best-suited products and services to improve our customers’ product quality, process, and resource efficiency. Our focus is on water treatment, renewable solutions, and digital services. In 2023, Kemira had annual revenue of around EUR 3.4 billion and around 5,000 employees. Kemira shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd. For more information, please visit our web site www.kemira.com/careers and LinkedIn.