Central Process Unit Team Leader, Jobs, 6296

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

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Central Process Unit Team Leader - Livingston/ West Lothian

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 6296 Date Posted: Monday 10 Jun 2019
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The North British Distillery is one of Scotland’s oldest and largest Scotch grain whisky producers.  They are a distillation and maturation company selling grain spirit – the base for blended whisky – and its by-products.

Their main warehousing complex is situated at Muirhall, approximately 20 miles west of Edinburgh. The spirit arrives at Muirhall from Edinburgh in road tankers, and is pumped into spirit vats.

The first warehouse was built there in 1963, and the site now has capacity for approximately 130 million litres of alcohol, using steel racking or pallets for cask storage.


To assist the Company in the day to day management of the Disgorging Unit and Filling Line (DUFL) activities, resources and personnel, whilst ensuring absolute compliance with all Company and Statutory requirements and policies, including HMRC, COMAH, HS&E and ISO9001.

The focus of the Central Processing Team Leader role will be to lead the DU and Filling Line Operators and to lead the Tanker Operators to work together safely and efficiently to deliver the budgeted daily and weekly performance in accordance with an agreed weekly plan, controlling all direct and indirect costs to, or better than, budget values. The emphasis of the role is the safe execution of the short term daily operations and tactical objectives – running the shift in line with all True North initiatives.

Person Specification

Knowledge/ Skills & Experience:

  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • Working knowledge of LEAN manufacturing principles
  • Formal Management Qualification – ILM level 7
  • Demonstrable experience in leading, developing, managing and motivating teams, as well as direct reports
  • Intermediate PC Skills - Formula and graphs in excel, import photographs in PowerPoint, high standard of document
  • production and report writing
  • Trained, competent and experienced in Permit to Work systems, risk assessments and method statements
  • Working knowledge of HSE legislation
  • Good oral and written communication skills at all levels


  • Experience in a manufacturing, FMCG or warehousing environment
  • Experience in a unionised environment
  • Experience of working on a COMAH site
  • Forklift truck Qualification & Re-assessment
  • IBD Fundamentals
  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • Advanced PC Skills - Pivot tables, V lookups and using advanced formulas for data analysis.
  • Continuous Improvement Experience (Green
  • or Yellow Belt)

This role offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package.  If you are interested, get in touch right away!