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Production Operator (Food Ingredients/Liquids)

We have partnered with one of Ireland’s leading chemical manufacturers, Biocel, as they grow their team in Little Island, Cork. This is a permanent day’s role (07.30 am-16.00) located a 10-minute walk from the train station. Previous experience in working with chemicals/ingredients/liquids is preferred.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Comply with company quality policies and procedures.

  • Follow manufacturing work instructions.

  • Transfer raw materials in and out of the food plant.

  • Feed raw materials and processing agents into plant machinery.

  • Set controls and operate machinery.

  • Check instruments and equipment to ensure correct operation and attend to any abnormal operating conditions.

  • Take samples for testing and record process data.

  • Liaise with QC laboratory and provide Samples of in process and finished product as required.

  • Patrols and inspects equipment to ensure proper operation and sets operating controls on equipment.

  • Controls the preparation, measuring and feeding of raw material and processing agents and filtering media into plant.

  • Collect product samples and readings and records test data.

  • Controls records of production, quantities transferred and details of blending and pumping operations.

  • Checks equipment for malfunctions and arranges maintenance.

  • Controls equipment that performs batch processes.


  • Hard working

  • Enjoy practical and manual activities

  • Forklift licence would be an advantage

  • Able to work as part of a team and independently

  • Able to follow written instructions

  • Good communication and numeracy skills

  • Able to cope with the physical demands of the job

  • Previous experience in food industry an advantage

  • Mechanical aptitude

  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Aptitude for working with computers

  • Good hand-eye coordination

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aisling Lane.

(021) 4320675