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Shift Manager

  • Sector: Petrochemical & Chemical
  • Location: Billingham, County Durham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 08/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
To effectively lead and develop MPB 3 shift production team to safely achieve defined quality standards, performance and output levels. To act as the Site Controller outside normal working hours in the event of an incident.

To ensure that the team meet all safety and quality standards, including ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 and cGMP as well as the requirements of cross contamination.

Ensure that all Environment, Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are met including (but not limited to) workplace organisation, work instructions/procedures, risk assessments and method statements, permit issuing and control, COSHH assessments and housekeeping standards.

Responsible for all out-of-hours Emergency Response

Plan all shift activities to safely achieve output in a timely manner, consistent with quality objectives and manufacturing/customer requirements.

Maximise the utilisation of both equipment and people in MPB 3. Outside of normal working hours ensure that resource is assigned to meet overall site priorities.

Work with the MPB 3 Workshop Manager to ensure conformance to standards, through daily audits, ensuring operators attend all required training and reporting.

Lead MPB 3 team, ensuring all direct reports are set appropriate but challenging objectives and are given feedback on their performance. Effectively and consistently use the counselling and disciplinary procedures to support high performance standards.

Ensure that all operators are appropriately trained for any tasks they may be required to undertake and that this training is documented. Ensuring Key Site Training Needs (KSTN) are met and dates are valid.

Investigate accidents, incidents, near misses and quality deviations as necessary and make recommendations for action.

Ensure all permits are completed accurately and in a timely manner, monitor all permit activities and ensure the plant is always handed back in a safe state. On occasion it will be necessary for Shift Managers to write permits.

Identify and development high performers in line with site succession plan.

Undertake any other duties of which the responsibility, skill and experience required fall within a post holder's expected capability and commensurate with the post holder's position in the company.

MSA/Audit targets/ Constraint Management /KSTN/Batch card compliance

The Company:
In the Spring of 2017 Fine Organics Limited was acquired by Lianhetech, one of the largest Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations in China to provide their global customer base with innovative solutions for supply and manufacture in different geographical regions. Since Lianhetech acquired the Seal Sands site they have invested in the core areas of the business. With over 50m investment the site is in a period of change, a further investment has been secured to expand the current s

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Proven managerial experience within the Chemical industry

Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise

Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity and inventory management

Computer literacy (IT systems)

Knowledge of PCS 7 DCS system preferred (Siemens)

Must drive safety culture, champion safety amongst all disciplines

Strong Managerial skills required to be able to motivate, influence, coach and discipline.

Experience leading multi-discipline teams

Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills

Essential: Min. 10 years working knowledge of a chemical processing plant

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Desirable: Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering or Scientific discipline

6 Sigma / 5S experience would be preferred

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