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Plant Manager

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Plant Manager

Preston

£40,000 - £45,000 + Profit Share Scheme + Performance Bonus + Pension + Holidays + Progression

Do you come from a manufacturing or industrial background where you have held supervisory or management responsibilities for operations and maintenance?

Are you looking to join a growing business that has outcompeted major UK corporates to secure significant contracts, where you can leave your mark on one of their key sites by taking full responsibility for a production plant?

This well-established and long-running business specialises in the production of biomass for use particularly in the agricultural sector. In line with their recent reorganisation they are looking for an experienced Plant/Operations/Production Manager to join the business and drive positive improvements at one of their main sites.

In this role you will be responsible for managing teams of shift workers and overseeing the reliable, efficient and safe production that takes place on site. This will involve duties such as personnel development, maintenance management and strategy implementation to achieve strong KPIs.

The ideal candidate will come from a heavy industrial, waste, agricultural or similar background and will hold a qualification in an engineering discipline. They will need to be comfortable with overseeing the operations and maintenance activities that take place on a production site and will be able to work with little oversight from upper management.

This is a great role for someone who wants to progress their career further and establish a name for themselves by leaving their mark on a specialist production site within a company that has strong plans in place to grow over the coming years.

The role:
* Managing operations and maintenance activities on site
* Ensuring maximum plant availability through high maintenance standards
* Implementing maintenance & optimisation strategies to improve plant performance and efficiency
* Supporting personnel development across teams of shift workers
* Accurately recording and presenting data to upper management e.g issues, training, ideas

The person
* Qualified or time-served in an engineering discipline
* Background in a heavy industrial, waste, agricultural or similar environment
* Competent with managing both maintenance and operations teams
* Proven track record of improving KPIs and training/developing personnel
* Full UK driving license

This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom.

Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed.