Marketplace Technical

Cell Manager

Location
West Midlands, West Bromwich, England
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
01 Mar 2021
Closes
19 Mar 2021
Ref
MATECBB362
Contact
Andrew Williams
Discipline
Manufacturing
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Management

One of the UK's largest independent manufacturers of speciality organic chemicals seeks an experienced Cell Manager.

About the role:

  • The management of a group of chemical manufacturing plants (cell) to meet the company's safety, sales, output, manufacturing efficiency, quality and environmental performance targets and standards.
  • Manages the cell team members and their training and development.
  • SHE Management for the cell
  • Production planning in liaison with the Head of Production/Operations Director
  • Management of cell logistics, Engineering priorities, housekeeping standards
  • Effective labour and equipment utilization.
  • Process Improvements including interaction with the Cell Chemist.
  • External liaison as required with customers, sub-contractors and suppliers.
  • Support commercial strategies through the fostering of commercial relationships with both customers and suppliers.
  • Strategic planning and Capex recommendations

Skills and experience:

  • The ideal candidate would be degree qualified (in chemistry or a closely related subject) along with several years of management experience in a fast-paced chemical manufacturing environment.
  • To be able to successfully multi-task, be highly organised and be able to communicate and influence at all levels both inside and outside of the Company.
  • A broad knowledge of chemical manufacture and have a strong commitment to safety, quality, and the environment.
  • Continuous improvement and for achieving results. You should be able to demonstrate good management skills. You should be able to demonstrate strategic thinking.
  • Salary for this role is circa £50,000 per annum.