Plant Manager

Buxton, Derbyshire
£Excellent/Competitive DOE 
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Plant Manager 
Hindlow Nr Buxton, Derbyshire 
£Excellent/Competitive DOE 

With over 120 years’ experience, Lhoist utilises the properties of lime and minerals to create bespoke, sustainable solutions for a variety of sectors. We are now looking for a Plant Manager to join our team. 

If you are a manufacturing manager with calcination, milling and quarrying experience, this is a prime opportunity to grow and progress with our exceptionally successful company. 

We have a strong set of values at Lhoist, we believe in respect, integrity and courage and base all of our actions around these three pillars of excellence. We seek those who can associate with our values, who are loyal and ethical and who are eager for new challenges. 

We invest in our people, provide career direction and create opportunities for development wherever we can. If you are looking to be challenged and developed, engaged and recognised, this is the role you’ve been waiting for. 

As the Plant Manager, you will be tasked with leading the manufacturing operation at our plant in Hindlow. 

At present our site boasts a significant quarrying operation and two kilns manufacturing high quality quicklime, as well as several further ‘downstream’ processing units. You will also take charge of our satellite processing facility in Cumbria. 

Specifically, reporting to the Industrial Director of Lhoist Western Europe, your role will incorporate the health and safety performance for the site, all plant operations and energy management. You will ensure that economic budget targets are met, cost controls are in place and you lead the development of the budget. 

You will take charge of approximately 60 employees and will be responsible for the short, medium and long term sales and production planning. 

Additionally, your role will involve: 

- Co-ordinating production and maintenance activities with sales requirements 
- Managing key supplier and subcontractor relationships 
- Ensuring a culture of maintenance excellence is embedded 
- Acting as the focal point for various initiatives and encouraging best practice across the site 
- Developing action plans for continuous improvement activities 

To be considered for this role, you must have: 

- Experience in manufacturing management 
- Experience in calcination, milling and quarrying 
- An engineering degree in a mechanical, electrical or chemical and/or process related discipline 

Decisive and proactive, as the Plant Manager, you’ll need to be a strong leader with well developed communication skills and the ability to build relationships with people at all levels. 

International experience or a demonstrated ability to adapt in a new environment would be beneficial to your application. Experience with kilns and lime manufacturing would also be advantageous. 

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Additional Keywords: Plant Manager, Site Manager, Processing Plant Manager, Quarry Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Site Manufacturing Manager, Manufacturing Plant Manager.

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