Distillation Production Manager - West Yorkshire

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00044788
  • Consultant: Victoria Walker
  • Contact: 01246 457702
  • Date Published: 10.04.2019
  • Sector: Waste Management
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • 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:
  • Cost control
  • Recoveries
  • 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.

For more information or to apply for this position please contact Victoria Walker on 01246 457702 or email vwalker@ckgroup.co.uk. Alternatively, please click on the link to apply online now. Please note that your CV should show exact dates of employment (month and year) and any gaps of a month or more should be explained.

CK Group is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all who meet our selection criteria.

If you do not hear back from us within 5 working days of your application for this role, it means that on this occasion you have not been shortlisted for the next stage of the recruitment campaign. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference 44788 in all correspondence.

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