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Date posted:  May 26, 2023

York, ENG, GB

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  9418

Production Operator

About the Unit

Yara Pocklington is part of the global company Yara International ASA, is a leader in the manufacture and marketing of foliar & micronutrients (liquids & powders) for use in agriculture worldwide and has an ambitious grown objective for the YaraVita global business.  Founded in 1905, we have been present in Pocklington since 1967 and have a global presence with more than 16,000 employees and sales in almost 160 countries.


We are seeking to recruit permanent Operators.  Ideal candidates will already have a FLT licence, however training would be provided for any successful candidate that needs one.


Knowledge grows through differences

Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks.


The factory has a range of process plant and equipment, liquid and powder filling lines that involves operating mechanical handling equipment such as counter balance fork lift trucks. The role will have the expectation of cross training within different areas on site and report to the Shift Managers. 

You would be working on a rotating shift pattern or standard days basis as required.


  • To work in full compliance with all Company and local procedures related to chemical, process and occupational safety
  • The operation of production plant and equipment, including: semi-automatic bottle filling lines, powder tipping stations or bag and sack filling machinery  
  • Maintain high standards of housekeeping within the work area
  • Required to operate mechanical handling equipment (MHE)  - subject to qualification/training  - namely counterbalance fork lift trucks and pedestrian pallet trucks (both powered & manual).
  • Good level of safety awareness
  • Able to work rotating shift patterns as and when required

Additional Information

For more details on the YaraVita product we make on site, visit:  YaraVita™ | Micronutrient fertilizers | Yara International

As a global organization we actively strive to reflect diversity in society. Therefore, we encourage all qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. 

Contact details

Site reception: 01759302545

Jake Brassey - Process Manager

Paul McCartan - Senior HR Advisor

Apply no later than

Friday 30th June 2023.

Interviews may take place before the closing date for any suitable candidates. No recruitment agency support is required at present.  

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