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Production Manager

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Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.   

We are currently looking for a capable management professional experienced in cement production to join us as Production Manager at our Dunbar Cement Plant, Scotland. 
 We’re working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds. 

Role Responsibility

The Production Manager (Pyro Process) has an important role in leading, managing and driving the production department’s contributions to support the Work’s performance and reliability goals, including short, mid, and long-term strategic planning. 

The role is responsible for managing the pyro processing manufacturing lines (Kiln, Raw Mill, Coal Mill, Fuels, Scrubber & Dewatering) and the shift teams to optimise performance and to achieve the plant and departmental KPI’s and objectives for safety, housekeeping, environment, quality, production, and costs. 

There is also ownership of performance monitoring and incident investigation relating to the shift production activities, including responsibility for coordinating with the engineering and process teams in planning and the development of reliability strategies. 

Plant operations are 365 days, 24/7 and the role requires flexibility to ensure effective running of the plant.  This may involve night working, weekend and Bank holidays and being on call if necessary. This role is pivotal in ensuring that the plant runs with a high level of safety, efficiency and complies with all regulatory norms. 

The role also involves the constant interaction with many stakeholders, i.e. process, maintenance, quality, environment etc., to ensure the smooth operation of the plant and produce good quality clinker and cement. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for Production Manager will be a flexible, self-motivated individual who possesses a knowledge of cement manufacturing process and equipment technology with the ability to handle a number of complex issues simultaneously. They will also excel in leading and managing teams.   

Specific Requirements; 

  • BSc in an Engineering or Science discipline 

  • Process / Chemical / Technical / Engineer qualification to an NVQ level 5 or equivalent 

  • IOSH certification 

  • Team leadership 


Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits: 

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement 
  • Contributory pension scheme 
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc. 
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice 
  • Access to join our Employee Communities inc. BAME; LGBTQ+; Working Parents 
  • Training and development opportunities 

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future? 

Tarmac is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community. 

Tarmac Trading Limited

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