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Process Support Team Member

Vacancy Details

Location: Girvan
Region: United Kingdom and Ireland
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Technical
Closing Date: 19/01/2018
Date Posted: 03/01/2018
Reference: VOPS2838


Do you have excellent planning and implementation skills with good attention to detail? If so, then this could be the opportunity for you!

We are looking for a Process Support Team Member to support the day-to-day process operations, receiving and storing materials, ensuring timely ordering, and providing materials for use in the process as required. The team member will also assist with activities in the Intake/Gatehouse area, the Anaerobic Reactor plant, Hendrick’s Distillery.

The largest grain distillery in Scotland, and a true powerhouse, not just in terms of spirit volume, but in terms of innovative energy generation and cutting-edge new technology projects, our Girvan Distillery is found in the tranquil setting of a picturesque seaside town, just 50 miles from Glasgow. The 750-acre site contains our own cooperage, energy centre and an anaerobic reactor plant. And our state-of-the-art laboratory spearheads the Company’s innovative programme of new product development.

As a vital member of the team, you will be involved in a variety of key tasks, which include:

  • Ensure that safe working practises and quality procedures are adhered to in line with ISO 9001, BRC, environmental and HMRC requirements for compliance.
  • To complete and optimise relevant operation to ensure repeatable, consistent and efficient performance adhering to production schedule. Ensure areas for improvement are logged and actioned.
  • Accurate accounting of material stocks for internal and external auditing.
  • Accurate receipt of incoming goods including raw materials, ensuring accurate stock records and management of storage, rotation and temperature.
  • Monitor process plant and take appropriate action to maintain safe production and undertake technical analysis as required
  • Contributes appropriately to team meetings and supports the implementation of team strategy, plans and continuous improvement projects.
  • Assist with housekeeping and continuous improvement activities

We pride ourselves in embracing the pioneering spirit of our founder, continually seeking new ways to improve and develop, and sharing your ideas, expertise, knowledge and opinions will be encouraged as part of your day to day role.

It is essential you have a working knowledge of safe working practises and quality procedures and hold, or be currently training to acquire a Fork Lift Truck licence and preferable that you have experience of working within a process operation.

As the largest Scotch whisky distiller still remaining in family ownership, we take a long term view of our business and are committed to developing and supporting our people.

Our distilleries are the heart of that our commitment to grow and the people and teams that keep the lights on are essential to everything we do! So if you think you’re the type of Rare character that could be part of our family and thrive in a pioneering and agile environment then we would like to hear from you!  

For comprehensive details of this exciting role and the skills required, please see the success profile by following the link below.

In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Do you currently have the legal right to work in the location of the vacancy?

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