Process Controller

  • Job Reference: UU00885-300652
  • Date Posted: 10 July 2024
  • Employer: United Utilities
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Salary: £36,805
  • Sector: Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Purpose


You will be part of a team of Process Controllers and Field Service Engineers who are responsible for the safe effective operation, maintenance and optimisation of Wastewater (Water) production assets.


Working in a dynamic modern operational environment, undertaking proactive, planned and reactive activities you will contribute to the achievement of regulatory, financial, customer and key business performance targets.


Job Accountabilities


Working within a clear framework of Quality Assurance and Standard Operating procedures you will be expected to develop close working relationships, to proactively identify operational problems likely to result in compliance and customer service issues and investigate and deliver actions to improve performance and efficiency of production assets. You will be responsible for:

  • Operation and optimisation of Wastewater (Water) treatment sites and (WASTEWATER last in line pumping stations) (WATER a number of sites)
  • Maintaining the required skills, competence and recency in relation to the role.(WATER LTO Scheme)
  • Completing on time planned workload of cyclic tasks and the recording of reactive tasks.
  • Completing weekly reviews and providing input and support where required
  • Providing reliable, accurate and complete asset performance information.
  • Analysing and recommending solutions to recurring process problems.
  • You will be required to work towards an accredited qualification or standard that is relevant to your role in addition to a number of other health and safety, technical and behavioural training courses.

Knowledge and Skills


To be successful in this role, you will need to be have good numeracy skills, be computer literate and able to carry out reporting and other information recording activities across a variety of platforms.


A minimum of 5 GCSE's grades A-C or equivalent (which must include Maths, English and a Science or Technology subject).


A full driving licence


The ability to work in a team but also alone, be resilient, self-motivated, with strong problem solving skills and possess the required technical competence.


Strong, diagnostic, planning and organisational skills


The ability to communicate information and data


Knowledge of safe systems of work, company policy, statutory regulations, operations procedures, maintenance procedures, administration procedures.