Production Manager - Cement

Location Dunbar
Discipline: Highways, Construction, Civil Engineering
Salary: ££45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Contact name: Tony Croxford

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Job ref: BBBH9917_1658332824
Published: 28 days ago

This Industry renowned civil engineering company and one of the market leaders in its sector is continually expanding with the growth of the company mainly due to their exceptionally trained workforce. They are currently recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced Production Manager to join our friendly team to work our Dunbar Plant. You can expect excellent training in a supportive and team orientated environment with good career prospects.

Main Responsibilities

The Production Manager (Pyro Process) has an important role in leading, managing and driving the production department's contributions to support the Work's performance and reliability goals, including short, mid, and long-term strategic planning.
The role is responsible for managing the pyro processing manufacturing lines (Kiln, Raw Mill, Coal Mill, Fuels, Scrubber & Dewatering) and the shift teams to optimise performance and to achieve the plant and departmental KPI's and objectives for safety, housekeeping, environment, quality, production, and costs.
There is also ownership of performance monitoring and incident investigation relating to the shift production activities, including responsibility for coordinating with the engineering and process teams in planning and the development of reliability strategies.
Plant operations are 365 days, 24/7 and the role requires flexibility to ensure effective running of the plant.? This may involve night working, weekend and Bank holidays and being on call if necessary. This role is pivotal in ensuring that the plant runs with a high level of safety, efficiency and complies with all regulatory norms.
The role also involves the constant interaction with many stakeholders, i.e. process, maintenance, quality, environment etc., to ensure the smooth operation of the plant and produce good quality clinker and cement.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for Production Manager will be a flexible, self-motivated individual who possesses a knowledge of cement manufacturing process and equipment technology with the ability to handle a number of complex issues simultaneously. They will also excel in leading and managing teams. ?
Specific Requirements;

  • Must have experience within the cement industry
  • BSc in an Engineering or Science discipline
  • Process / Chemical / Technical / Engineer qualification to an NVQ level 5 or equivalent
  • IOSH certification
  • Team leadership