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Advertiser: Kinetic

Job Title: Assistant Production Manager (Chemical)
Rate:£32,260 to £37,260 Per Year
Description: Our manufacturing client of ours, based in the Deeside area, are looking for an Assistant Production Manager with chemical experience.

Role: To assist the Plant Manager in the management of the chemical production areas.

This is a permanent role on days (9-5) paying between 32,260*-37,260* per annum, potentially more for the right level of experience. *includes annual callout payment of 2260 per annum.

There is also a callout system which is split between 3 managers but out of hours calls are rare and usually rectified over the telephone.


Main areas of responsibility will be centred around troubleshooting, checking orders before dispatch, liaising with sales, production planning and other administration duties.

Chemical experience is essential and an NVQ Level 3/HND or chemical degree would be preferable.

Other more specific responsibilities include:

• Financial: Operate the plants at the maximum obtainable yield.
• Maximise steam production from the exit gas boiler and the TO plant.

Minimise process losses including but not limited to:

• Cooling water
• Waste
• Downtime


• Controlling plant production rates to meet sales demand forecasts while maintaining minimum agreed stock levels.
• Controlling process raw materials & packaging requirements.
• Regular review of plant operating conditions and adjustment of process variables when necessary.
• Maintenance of plant records for inspection & review.
• Review of current process technology and recommendations for cost effective improvements.
• Duty Manager rota cover.


• Provision of selection criteria for positions directly under your control
• Provision of responsibilities for positions directly under your control.
• Regular review of your workforce and identification and implementation of any training needs identified.
• Maintenance of personnel training records
• Maintain manning at agreed levels.


• Investigate non conformities and implement any improvements identified to prevent re-occurrences.
• Annually review all QC procedures relating to your areas of responsibility.
• S, H & E Operation of all relevant processes within the boundaries of the IPPC permit.
• Prevention of identified major accident hazards by the following control measures:
Controlling activities within your area of responsibility by the provision of information in the form of:
• Standard Operating Procedures
• Method Statements for activities not covered by SOP’s.
• Risk Assessments.
• COSSH Assessments.
• Permit to work.
• Making the plant available for scheduled & non-scheduled maintenance.
• Issuing of PPE, training in the correct use and maintenance of PPE records.


If you feel you are well suited to the Engineering Manager position, please click on the APPLY button and forward your most up to date CV for consideration.

Kinetic treat all applications with a high degree of care, we review all submissions and will attempt to contact applicants who match the job profile. Those that do not meet the specification will not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities.

Kinetic Skilled & Trades is a division of Kinetic Recruitment Services Ltd, a consultancy with over 30 years of experience of delivering staffing solutions to the engineering & manufacturing and affiliated sectors. Kinetic Recruitment Services Ltd operates as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency as defined under the Employment Agencies Act 1973.
Skills Required: chemcial/manager/production
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Contact: John Morgan Contact E-mail: Click
Contact Tel: 0161 874 1635 Contact Fax:
Reference: 965924 Added: 29-09-2017
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