Shift Production Manager - Chemical Industry

£45000 per annum
26 Apr 2017
24 May 2017
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Shift Manager - Refinery in Harwich, Essex, - great relocation opportunity for the right people!

Several experienced shift managers are required to join this successful chemical company in Harwich Essex and they are willing to help with relocation costs for the right people!

They want enthusiastic and organised people who enjoy leading a small team to meet production targets, working on a 12 hour shift basis. The shift pattern means you get lots of time off and, combined with a competitive employment package which includes a bonus, private healthcare, pension and generous overtime payments, it's a pretty good deal all round and you would be working for a good employer.

It's a job with a fair amount of responsibility - safety on their plant is paramount and you will be completely responsible for the safe and effective running of the operation out of hours when you are in charge. If you are up for the challenge then find out some more by applying; they would be happy to answer any of your questions and explain more about the role.

Main responsibilities include:

- Day to day management of the team ensuring that you achieve the production plan, achieve quality standards and minimise operating costs.
- Taking a proactive approach to problems with production and maintenance and that effective liaison is maintained with all support functions to ensure effective teamwork across the Operation.
- Ensuring that compliance with all legislation and quality standards is achieved and maintained. This includes adherence to the COMAH safety report, the ISO standards applicable, and all internal procedures developed to maintain quality, and safe working.
- Assuming overall site responsibility, including implementing emergency procedures, outside day work hours.
- Undertaking project work as required.

To be effective in this role you will need:

- A 'can do' attitude with lots of enthusiasm and a desire to get things done.
- To be an effective decision maker, capable of balancing the needs of SHE - QA requirements with operational demands and being able to take control in a crisis with a clear plan for action to deal with any issues that arise.
- A minimum of three years' experience in a refinery / process plant, preferably at a COMAH top-tier site.
- Ability to manage under pressure and prioritise tasks to achieve goals.
- Proven management and leadership skills, ideally honed in a unionised environment. Excellent communicator. A well organised and motivated self-starter, able to develop others
- Good analytical skills and a structured approach to problem solving.
- PC skills to cover a range of basic software applications, SAP experience would be a definite advantage.
- Good level of education, preferably a chemical or process engineering degree but relevant experience could be as useful. A Nebosh certificate or similar would be useful.
- A flexible approach to work, willing to cover on overtime when necessary and attend training courses.

Previous applicants need not apply

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