Distillation Production Manager
CK Science
West Yorkshire
12d ago
  • Salary : Competitive
  • REF Number : 00044788
  • Consultant : Victoria Walker
  • Sector : Waste Management
  • Discipline : Production / Manufacturing
  • Are you an experienced Production Manager looking for a new role? I am currently handling a full time, permanent position with a hazardous waste management company that also handles chemicals in West Yorkshire.

    The company offers 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and Pension. The company is part of a larger group with sites nationwide.

    The Production Manager will be based within the company's chemical division and will be responsible to the Site Manager.

    The company is able to offer a competitive salary depending on experience as well as Life Assurance, Mobile phone and 25 days holiday.

    The successful candidate will have extensive experience in a chemical process environment, especially with distillation.

    Strong people-management skills are also required.

    As a Distillation Production Manager, the main responsibilities of your role will be :

  • The safe and efficient operation of the plants, maximising yields and production rates.
  • Compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental Regulations and all relevant management systems procedures.
  • The maintenance of an up-to-date Plant Training Manual and organisation of training for all production personnel in conjunction with the Plant / Shift Managers.
  • Driving improvements to the site through Continuous Improvement.
  • Maximising output whilst operating within site production budgets.
  • To manage the operation of the plants and the work of the production staff.
  • To plan production schedules weekly to generate production plans.
  • To effectively manage all areas of production :
  • Product quality
  • To implement new projects and arrange plant trials.
  • To periodically review and appraise production staff and recommended actions / rewards and training from the review.
  • To be responsible for the motivation, performance and discipline of production staff within the guidelines of the company's rules and conditions of employment.
  • Be an active member of all site teams embracing Hazid, Hazop, Risk Assessment, Management of Change, Safety Committee, ICG etc.
  • To explore opportunities for continuous improvement of the site to improve aspects of safety, environmental, cost and operational performance.
  • Please note this is not an exhaustive list; please contact CK for a full job description.
  • As a Distillation Production Manager, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience :

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related subject.
  • Strong people manager - essential.
  • Extensive experience in a chemical processing and chemical production environment - essential.
  • Experience with distillation - essential.
  • Site management aspirations.
  • Commercial awareness with a customer focus.
  • SAP experience - desirable.
  • Committed to delivering high standards.
  • Enthusiasm and ability to motivate and lead people around you.
  • Apply
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