Production Manager

Location Dunbar
Discipline: Construction
Job type: Permanent
Salary: 44000 to 70000
Job ref: 340
Published: 3 months ago

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Their innovative products and solutions not only deliver the infrastructure needed to grow the UK economy today but also help to create a more sustainable built environment for the country’s long-term future.

We are currently looking for a Production Manager who has previously worked in the Cement Manufacturing Industry. As the prior experience is a prerequisite, we will not be able to accept applications from candidates who have not worked in the Cement Industry,. 

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 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


As well as a competitive salary package, our client offer all employees career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Overtime rates
  • Bonus
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the employee reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities


The position is to start ASAP and we have immediate interview slots available.


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