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Shift Operator - Holford Gas Storage

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Date: 13-Oct-2021

Location: Cheshire, United Kingdom

Company: Uniper



Uniper have an opportunity for a Shift Operator to be responsible for the continuous operation of a top tier COMAH gas storage facility with a specific focus on Safety, Compliance and Commercial Optimisation.



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

  • This is a key role in the organisation and as such the role holder is expected to take the lead on both operational activities and customer interface.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the continuous operation of a top tier COMAH gas storage facility on a 24 hour/day shift basis, with specific focus on safety, compliance and commercial optimisation.
  • You will be expected to develop an in depth knowledge of a complex operation and take the lead on plant related problem solving resulting in a safe, compliant and commercially optimised outcome.
  • You will be the first point of contact for our customer and as such will be expected to conduct such contact in a professional and courteous manner conducive with maintaining excellent customer relationships.  



Who we are seeking

Essential skills

  • Experience and competence as a process plant operator in a COMAH Top Tier environment with a track record of meeting commercial targets.
  • A high level of awareness and understanding of the Safety, Health and Environmental requirements for a COMAH top tier site and an understanding of how management systems are used to maintain compliance.
  • Qualified to ONC or NVQ level 3 in a related discipline and post apprentice experience in relevant role and industry.
  • An excellent communicator who can demonstrate a calm, considered and consistent approach to resolving situations whilst under pressure.
  • Excellent team player with a flexible attitude and approach to work and a desire to drive towards continual improvement.
  • Conscientious and meticulous personality to deliver all aspects of work to a high standard.


  Desirable skills

  • IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) managing safely or equivalent safety training and experience.
  • Able to demonstrate proactive nature in a push for excellence
  • Willing to participate in operational activities outside of core role for the overall benefit of the business.




Should you have any questions on this opportunity, please do contact the UK Talent Acquisition Manager; James.Seymour@Uniper.Energy 


Please note, all applications must be completed via our online careers page, any CVs sent via email will not be taken into consideration 



Job information

Contract type: Unlimited  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:
Deadline: 31/10/2021
Salary: £43,500 - £53,500 (experience dependent)




Uniper is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from appropriately qualified and suitable candidates regardless of gender, origin, disability, age, religion, worldview, sexual identity or family status. We promote diversity, equality and flexible working.