Plant Manager

  • Location

    Staffordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Lubricants & Chemicals

  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma Bloomfield

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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We have an exciting opportunity for a degree qualified Chemical Engineer who is looking for a Plant Management opportunity to join an established refinery in Staffordshire. As Plant Manager you will play a key role in the senior management and operations of the existing site in addition the company's expansion plans over the next 2-3 years. This in itself is a fantastic opportunity to be involved with both the design and construction of new plant processes.
You will be the first point of contact for the operators in most cases, as well as being a contact point for customers and suppliers. As such you will represent the company name externally at all levels.
This is an excellent career opportunity for Senior Chemical Engineer with at least 10 years on site refinery experience and a good knowledge of distillation to join a financially strong, long established privately owned business. This is very much a big fish in a smaller pond opportunity to run an entire refinery, working autonomously, and to be involved in business decisions at a senior level.

Key Skills/Attributes:

Degree in chemical engineering and relevant HSE qualification
Previous hands on refinery experience is essential, ideally 10+ years
Distillation experience is essential
Proven experience of chemicals management from a refinery/chemical manufacturing environment
Experience of identifying and managing process improvements.
Project management experience
Senior level team management and mentoring experience
Good motivational and change management skills
Able to multi task with a flexible approach to work
You will enjoy both the engineering and theoretical/chemical aspects of the role
Capable of performing manual tasks if required
A confident communicator and team player with a good sense of humour!
Evidence of long term senior management experience
Ambitious individual with a long term career outlook and entrepreneurial flair.

Very attractive base salary commensurate with experience, flexible benefits package to suit, pension, healthcare, etc

Refining, Refinery, Oil refining, Oil, Base Oils, Plant Manager, Operations, Site Manager, Process Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Derbyshire, Cheshire, West Midlands, Distillation,

Eleven Recruitment has been recruiting within the lubricants and additives sector since 1999. We work with major oil companies, lubricant, additives and chemical manufacturers and independent blenders. We specialise in the recruitment of R&D, manufacturing, formulation, sales and marketing, operations, commercial, technical and engineering professionals across the UK and Europe.
Eleven Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the EU.