Production Manager

Are you a Production Manager with experience in Biomass, Energy or Heavy Engineering, seeking a new and exciting opportunity in a company pathing the way in its industry? Look no further!


You’ll be stepping into a company with innovative and ambitious growth plans, and you’ll play a role where you are expected to contribute to the achievement of the company’s strategic and operational targets.


What does the day to day look like?

  • Set a positive example in compliance, ensuring adherence to all policies and guidelines.
  • Promote health and safety awareness among employees and contractors, leading on performance and compliance.
  • Plan and coordinate maintenance outages to enhance safety and efficiency, and execute annual maintenance shutdowns.
  • Ensure production targets align with budget commitments and manage the performance and efficiency of Production Operations.
  • Develop and maintain a Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) System, maximizing equipment availability and efficiency.
  • Implement measures to foster a continuous improvement culture and establish internal benchmarking for best practices.
  • Communicate effectively with local management and site personnel, fostering a positive team culture.
  • Conduct formal performance reviews, manage absenteeism, and participate in recruitment and disciplinary processes.
  • Ensure staff have necessary resources and training, and oversee scheduling, time off requests, and overtime.
  • Contribute to strategic development through capital projects and ensure continual improvement of the production plant.


Are you who we’re looking for?


  • 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.


Interested? Apply directly here or contact Euan Shields on 07494205927 or email:

HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer committed to Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. Do you require a tailored recruitment process? Please let us know how we can support you.

Highlands & Islands
Manufacturing - Operations
Job Posted: 
Wed, 29 May 2024
Closing Date: 
Wed, 26 Jun 2024

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