Production Unit Leader - Chemicals - new job in Norfolk, UK

Production Unit Leader - Chemicals
  • £58,000 - £64,000 per Annum
  • Permanent
  • Norfolk, England, UK Norfolk UK NR6 5AP
Job Ref: BBBH120253
Sector: Engineering
Sub-sector: Chemicals
Date Added: 17 January 2023
My client is looking for a Production Unit Leader, relocation package on offer and Visa sponsorship if already living in the UK.

The objectives of a PPC Production Unit Leader include but are not limited to the following:

  • Achieving the production targets, defined on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis, in alignment with the overall site strategy.
  • Being responsible for short-, mid-, and long-term planning; both PPC and personal objectives, CAPEX, as well as maintenance and shutdown / start-up activities.
  • Setting and controlling budget for own area of the business.
  • Overseeing human resource management activities for the PPC and providing support to safely achieve business goals and role model Company values on all activities undertaken.
  • Managing the PPC-dedicated support functions, e.g. the plant engineer, technical specialist and the respective interfaces to other departments to ensure maximum knowledge exchange.
  • Leading, managing, and developing the Shift Supervisors / Operation Team Leaders as direct reports.
  • Aligning proactively and exchanging relevant information with the support functions to enable an efficient site-wide use of resources.
  • Being responsible for delivering operational compliance in alignment with QHSE, e.g. ensuring that the respective tasks of the Major Accident Prevention Plan (MAPP) are successfully conducted by the PPC staff.
  • Managing, monitoring and continuously improving upon manufacturing plant performance key standards including safety & environment, cost & delivery on time, plant reliability, product and effluent quality, raw material and utility consumption, and plant cycle times.
  • Being proactively supportive to new approaches of Operational Excellence topics and Continuous Improvement technologies.

Moreover, the role of a Production Unit Leader involves a wide range of additional tasks that include:

  • Acting as a key point of contact for information concerning designated area of responsibility
  • Showing passion for content and being eager to deliver what has been promised
  • Proactively engaging in site-wide communication and topics anchored within other PPCs

Qualifications / Experience

  • A degree in chemical engineering, chemistry and / or management, or equivalent
  • Proven track record of successful leadership including the ability to make decisions, and motivate and influence others
  • Significant experience in a chemical plant management role or directly related equivalent
  • A thorough understanding of Health and Safety practices within the chemical industry preferably within an Upper Tier COMAH environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of Six Sigma and lean techniques
  • A methodical and organised approach to work

Additional InformationThe successful candidate will need to demonstrate a natural approach to leadership and be committed to achieving high work standards. They will also be required to fulfil a business emergency response leadership role (e.g. Duty Manager) as requested.This is a full-time role - Monday to Friday, 39 hours per week. Start & finish times will vary depending on departmental needs.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

16/02/2023 14:42:49
GBP 58000.00 64000.00 Annum
Contact Consultant:
Adrian Jolly

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