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Production Manager

  • Job reference: 928417
  • Location: Invergordon, Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Building, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 30/10/2019

Our client are one of Britain and Ireland's largest wood product suppliers who operate from several sites, a Sawmill and two Combined Heat and Power plants.

Joining one of the Combined Heat and Power plants as part of the Management Team, the Production Manager will be responsible for the co-ordination and control of production activities on site, providing leadership and support to the production teams and managing individual staff performance.

The main focus will be the delivery of the productivity target, whilst initiating continuous improvement in the following areas; quality, plant functionality, value for money from suppliers and contractors, health, safety and environmental performance and team working.

Key skills & Requirements

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline
  • Analytical capacity to identify and address technical issues/opportunities which can impact upon production and quality
  • An understanding of Total Quality Management
  • Foster a continuous improvement approach, benchmarking internally and externally to track progress
  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability.
  • Experience of planned preventative maintenance systems.
  • Superior communications skills at all levels.
  • Experience in troubleshooting installation, fault finding, and repairs.

Key competences

  • Analysis and strategic thinking
  • Effective decision making
  • Results focused
  • Business understanding
  • Strategic thinker
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving ability
  • Planning and organisation skills
  • Proactive approach

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.