• £52k - £60k + bonus (OTE to £68k)
  • South West, UK
  • Full Time
  • South West, UK

ThreePeople Ltd

Production / Operations Manager – Chemical Industry Bristol £52k – £60k + bonus (OTE to £68k)

Production manager for ambitious people focused chemical company in Bristol


As Production / Operations Manager you will lead the Production, Environmental and Transport teams to fulfil customer orders and safely deliver a consistent quality of product.  Setting high professional standards to sustain and protect site staff and brand reputation you will support the development of company’s strategic plan.  Based mainly on site with some travel to other sites / customers / suppliers. Responsibilities include:

  • compliance with Safety and quality standards / legal requirements to protect staff and business reputation
  • leading production team to ensure high levels of performance / monitoring KPIs
  • managing transport and distribution team to ensure high levels of customer service
  • working towards culture of continuous improvement for quality / efficiency / health and safety
  • leading projects to support commercial requirements / managing costs / expenditure in line with budgets
  • supporting business systems to develop technical capabilities / improve plant performance
  • representing / promoting business at committees / local regional and international events


Our client is part of an international group specialising in the supply and lifecycle management of speciality chemicals and gases. The UK business is a market leader predominantly in refrigerant and service gases within the refrigeration, heating and ventilation industry. Consistently listed in the Sunday Times Fast Track index of fastest-growing UK companies, it has won numerous awards for pioneering development of technology. Key to the company’s success is their engagement and development of a talented team of individuals, dedicated to continued growth of the business and setting new standards of excellence and achievement.  The role will be challenging, busy and exciting and this is a great time to join the team – on offer is a fantastic work, life and fun balance, a great work environment – and the chance to make a real contribution to the future success of the business.


As Production / Operations Manager you have a relevant qualification / experience in production / manufacturing / chemical related field. Your people management skills will be supported with Health & Safety experience and knowledge of continuous improvement techniques. You will also ideally have:

  • knowledge of ISO 9000, 14000 and 18000 / TPED
  • an understanding and experience of COMAH / ATEX standards
  • significant industrial safety experience (working at height / LOTOTO)
  • understanding of chemical processing techniques (fractional distillation)

An excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic / expanding company with a great working environment!

If you wish to be considered for the role of Production / Operations Manager, please forward your CV stating remuneration details and availability, quoting reference 272470R.




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