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Process Operator

Distillery Process Operator – Isle of Mull – Salary £23,250 + Shift Allowance + Excellent benefits

We’re looking to have a chat with experienced Process Operators to discuss joining a successful spirits business on the Isle of Mull. You would be responsible for carrying out all of the operations in the distillery including good receipts, mashing, distilling, operation of services plant and warehousing duties to ensure that all aspects of process operations are carried out to deliver best cost effective, efficient and quality results in line with corporate goals.

You are looking for freedom, flexibility and fun in the workplace. You are someone who wants to make a difference.

Are you who we’re looking for?

  • Basic ‘O’ level Standard in Maths and English
  • Fundamentals/ General Certificate in Distillation
  • Relevant experience in a distillery setting beneficial
  • Consideration will be given to candidates with less experience but with industry specific qualifications
  • A demonstrable understanding of whisky processes and the regulatory framework which governs them.
  • Continuous improvement focussed
  • A real team player attitude,
  • Numerate (for accounting purposes),
  • An individual who knows their own mind, isn’t easily led and is prepared to stand up for what is right.  Strong influencing skills

 

What does the day to day look like?

  • Promote a mature and progressive culture of Health and Safety and ensure that this is the first consideration given to any task undertaken and that appropriate challenges are made to unsafe actions and behaviors.
  • Develop and maintain safe systems of work to ensure that written standards are reflective of current operations.
  • Process and hygiene procedures are followed and maintained to ensure that standards are delivered against mashing, fermentation and distillation plans. Any deviations from these are rectified and/ or reported within appropriate timescales.
  • Ensure processing procedures and parameters are followed to ensure an efficient and quality driven process. Appropriate levels of knowledge and initiative are expected to course correct and record any deviations from the norm where appropriate.
  • Maintain accurate electronic and paper records of intake, production and despatch to ensure that all raw materials and finished products are accurately accounted for statutory (HMRC) recording obligations are met.
  • Carry out necessary inspection and testing of raw materials, product in process and finished product to ensure quality parameters are met and take appropriate action in the case of process deviation.
  • Attend and actively contribute to team meetings with a view to ensuring that safety, production, delivery, cost and morale gaps are bridged by effectively communicating issues within appropriate timescales and an understanding of the benefits of synergy to resolve them.
  • Play the team game, look beyond areas of direct responsibility, support team members to ensure that corporate goals and expectations are met.
  • Full compliance with regulatory expectations are maintained with specific regard to Health and Safety, Environment and HMRC and an ability to communicate clearly, confidently and effectively with visiting regulators is essential.

 

Interested?

Get in touch with James Blyth on jblyth@hrcrecruitment.co.uk and 07983176630 or click the apply button below to send in your CV

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