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Chemical Production Manager

Reading, Berkshire   •  £35000 - £40000 per annum  •  Permanent, Full time


CK Group are recruiting for a Chemical Production Manager to join a chemical manufacturing company at their site based in Reading on a full time, permanent basis.

The Company:
Our client manufactures a range of both organic and inorganic specialty chemicals and exports them worldwide. Their manufacturing site operates on a 100,000kg scale and the company prides themselves on the work they do. They now have a requirement for a Chemical Production Manager who will lead the production team, liaise with the lab, and oversee scale-up amongst other responsibilities. The company offers a salary of circa £35,000-£40,000 depending on experience, as well as 25 days holiday + bank holidays. Hours are 9am-5pm and you will have 11 direct reports in this role. Please note this is a broad role in which you will wear many hats - further details are below.

Location:
The Chemical Production Manager will be based at the company's site in Reading.

Your main duties will be to:

  • Oversee day to day running of the factory & production whilst managing Factory Shift Supervisors in collaboration with the MD and Technical Manager
  • Optimise production by creatively analysing processes, including devising and implementing new processes & technology
  • Oversee factory maintenance within budget & given timelines
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all Health and Safety measures are carried out appropriately and liaise with HSE and the EA when required
  • Administer the scale up from laboratory to industrial sized processes and streamline production
  • Research, develop and administer new products from lab to commercialisation
  • Execute & close engineering and chemical projects within agreed budgets and deadlines
  • Offer technical support to customers

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in chemistry or chemical engineering (preferred)
  • Industry-based experience of leading production with a chemical manufacturer - essential
  • Experience of managing direct reports - essential
  • Familiarity with ISO9001 and 14001
  • Experience of costing and implementing engineering projects
  • Experience of scale up
  • 'Can do' attitude and happy with a range of responsibilities

Apply:
It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 54924 in all correspondence.


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  • Agency: CK Group
  • Reference: 54924
  • Posted: 12th January 2023
  • Expires: 9th February 2023

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