Plant Manager

The SmartList
60000.00 GBP Annual
24 Nov 2016
22 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Widnes, Cheshire

JOB TITLE: Plant Manager

SALARY & BENEFITS: Competitive


THE COMPANY: Our client are a leader in speciality chemicals and are the name behind some of the worlds biggest brands, providing practical, environmentally minded solutions to the problems of everyday life . In 34 countries their 4,000 employees work to improve a diverse range of markets from personal and health care, to home care and plastics.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Plant Manager to join their committed successful team in Widnes , Cheshire.

THE ROLE: We currently have an opportunity for a highly motivated Plant Manager to join the team at our site in Ditton, Widnes. The role holder will work in the production department responsible for our 24/7 Fermentation facility.

Using your strong expertise in Industrial Biotechnology you will be responsible for improving existing and establishing new processes, monitoring, maintaining plant and equipment, and taking appropriate proactive or reactive measures to maintain and improve performance/ efficiencies. It is expected that you will maintain safe methods of working and adhere to SHE and quality standards on site at all times.

This role will evolve over time where you will be supported and developed into line managing a team of process operatives.

THE CANDIDATE: To be successful as a Plant Manager you will hold a degree qualification or have knowledge within a biotechnology related subject with knowledge of engineering and or operations. To be able to demonstrate a track record of initiative, teamwork, management control and delivery. A strong technical background and experience of working on a complex processing plant is essential.

  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • 25 days paid holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Access to share incentive plans

Key experience essential for the Plant Manager role:
  • Knowledge of fermentation
  • A background in bio technology
  • A degree or higher in a related subject would be beneficial but not essential

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.