Plant Manager

Gap Personnel
Ellesmere Port
10 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Plant Manager

£40,000 - £60,000

South Wirral

gap technical are proud to be representing this global manufacturing business in their search for a Plant Manager to work at their facility based near South Wirral

Performance Objectives

  • Full accountability for managing all aspects of the site and achieving target performance for the process, as indicated by business targets such as quality, output, and attendance.
  • Review performance of plant/ operators via daily communication/ meetings
  • Monitor plant performance and communicate progress against targets to shift personnel.
  • Drive ownership of the process via the operators.
  • Ensure all personnel trained to appropriate level
  • Ensure plant delivers fully against budgeted targets and plans.
  • Ensure maximum plant utilisation by appropriate prioritising and allocation of tasks.
  • Ensure all equipment is kept in good condition, stored correctly and departmental housekeeping is of a high standard.
  • Develop systems procedures and analyse data, developing appropriate Capex projects.
  • People management of team including performance appraisals and ensuring all holidays are approved and attendance / overtime registers are prepared in a timely manner.
  • Identify training and development requirements for production team and assist the HR Team in planning training for individuals and teams
  • Actively promote a team-working environment and always lead by example.
  • Ensure departmental housekeeping is of a high standard.
  • Ensure all work undertaken is done so in accordance with company policy and in a safe manner.

Person Specification

  • Degree in Engineering or Science discipline would be advantageous
  • Relevant H&S qualification i.e. NEBOSH, managing safely
  • Previous experience working in a process plant is essential; with a FMCG, Process, Chemical background
  • A strong people manager with front line leadership skills
  • Previous people management experience (particularly in leading a team of up to 50) is required; knowledge of shift working/operation would be desirable
  • Knowledge and understanding of current legislation and compliance, i.e. IPCC, EA, HSE
  • Driven individual with ambition to step up in an operational organisation
  • Candidate must be able to work under pressure, be self-motivated, credible, with the ability to lead and motivate a team to maximise the performance of the plant


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Closing date: 05/06/2017