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£35000 - £66000 per annum Bonus Benefits inc Relocation

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"Excellent opportunity to for lean engineering professional to join key strategic site within a market leader as P:roduction Manager".

£Very Competitive Bonus & Benefits including Relocation Assistance

East Lothian, Scotland

Commutable from: Edinburgh, Berwick upon Tweed, Dunbar, North Berwick, Haddington, East Linton, Musselbergh, South Queensferry, Livingston, Dalkeith, Bonnyrigg, Bathgate, Glasgow, Coatbridge

Our client is a market leader within the construction materials sector and operates several plants in the UK.
Our client is a seeking degree educated Production Manager at a strategically important site located in Scotland. The site is currently focused on transformation including equipment upgrade to streamline processes, improve cost effectiveness and efficiency in order to meet rising volumes/throughput. You will play a key role in driving the production department's contributions and changes to support plant performance and reliability goals. Ideally you will have previous heavy industrial processing operations/production coordination or management experience and will be experienced at managing shift teams, contractors and day support teams. You will be familiar with working cross functionally with colleagues across maintenance and process optimisation as well senior management on site.

The Role:
As Assistant Production Manager you will be responsible for managing the operation of the Shift teams to optimise performance, improve reliability and achieve the works and departmental KPIs and objectives for safety, housekeeping, environment, quality, production, and costs.

This will also include performance monitoring and incident investigation relating to shift production activities. Reporting to the Operations Manager, you will also supervise the department's day support teams and contractors on routine tasks.

The role will also require effective coordination with the maintenance engineering and process optimisation teams to improve performance and develop the reliability strategy.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Educated to minimum HND/University degree in Engineering
  • NEBOSH Certificate preferred. Experience of ISO 14001 an ISO 18001 highly advantageous.
  • At least 5 years' experience in a supervisory or management role within a heavy industrial manufacturing/ production operations environment.
  • Strong people management skills, preferably at least 3 years' experience of managing a function or team in a results orientated environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of a heavy industrial Manufacturing Process and/or Production operations eg cement, bricks, chemicals, steel, glass, building materials, energy/power or similar
  • High awareness of safety, quality and environmental issues. Lean CI approach.
  • An understanding of maintenance practices and requirements would be an advantage.
  • Computer Literate in MS Office packages, Pi and Maximo or SAP

Our client offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package including bonus.
To apply, without delay, please email your CV quoting reference LX 949205