Process Technician

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Job Details

Wilton, England
£20,000 - £28,000
Full-time - Permanent
Science and Engineering
30 Sep 2021 - 00:00
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About CPI

At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.

With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.

Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.

Why this role is important for CPI’s work

We have an opportunity for an experienced Process Technician to join the team at our Wilton site. It is essential that candidates have demonstrable experience operating pilot or full-scale process plant equipment, with practical knowledge and an appreciation of technical theory in plant operations, as well as evidence of technical problem-solving.

To assist in the planning of and performing chemical and bio-chemical synthesis operations across the range of scale of assets operated by CPI.

Have responsibility for supporting the successful and smooth transfer of processes from customer sites and CPI laboratories into larger-scale pilot facilities.

Assist the area group leaders and Technology Manager in the scheduling, and operation of the process faculties and associated equipment to optimise efficiency, maintain its technology advantage, and maximise its value to CPI’s customers and associates. 

Utilise expertise and experience in bioprocessing development to conduct problem-solving activities on projects ranging from a development stage to pilot stage maturity. 

Perform the day-to-day operational tasks required to maintain all CPI facilities in their best condition; this will include the housekeeping and cleanliness attributes needed for operation.

Also perform day-to-day operational tasks in support of any projects where it is deemed you are appropriately qualified and trained; for the avoidance of doubt this could be on any project or piece of equipment at any scale, subject to the prerequisite training and safety inductions.

Operate all the equipment under your control in a safe and efficient manner and is available to fulfil project requirements.

Readily identify and communicate defects, improvements, changes, and developments required to the equipment and facilities to maintain their availability and performance capability. 

See own judgment and initiative within routine activities, as well as an understanding of when to seek advice from managers or colleagues.

The person we are seeking

Ideally, you will hold a qualification in scientific/​engineering discipline, however relevant industrial is most important in this role.

What does CPI offer you?

At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, this includes:

  • Up to 33 days holiday, including bank holidays – Plus a holiday purchasing scheme
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Life assurance and accident insurance schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Free parking

Find out more about our culture and benefits.

Additional information

CPI is an organisation based in the UK. Commencement of employment is conditional to demonstrating right to work in the UK, sponsorship may be available.

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