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Oils Production Facility Shift Supervisor - St Helens

Job Title: Oils Production Facility Shift Supervisor - St Helens
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Merseyside / Cheshire (Rainford, Saint Helens)
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits package.
Start Date: Immediate
Reference: 12261
Contact Name: Steve Holmes
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 16, 2017 10:48

Job Description

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Essencia Oils UK Ltd


Job Title

Oils Production Facility Shift Supervisor



Inglenook Farm, Moss Nook Ln, Rainford, Saint Helens WA11 8AE


Roles & Responsibilities

To manage and develop all aspects of the oil distilling and production activities.


  1. Supervise the shift distillery operations for oil production

  2. Assist in the delivery of the objectives for expansion and development of the commercial distillation facility

  3. Supervise and deliver the oil production targets

  4. Assist in the development of, implementation of and supervision of the distillery / oil production Health & Safety and Quality Control policies and procedures

  5. Manage distillery stock; including stock and site security, stock ordering, stock control, stock management and within profitability targets

  6. Assist/manage the rota for distillery staff

  7. Act as day to day line Supervisor for distillery staff

  8. Assist with unloading and storage of raw materials (includes manual handling)

  9. Operate farm/distillery equipment such as tractors/lifting equipment/conveyors etc

  10. Assist and manage shipping and dangerous goods paperwork and packing

  11. Assist and supervise  the maintenance and safe use of site equipment

  12. Manage and facilitate waste management policies and procedures

  13. Facilitate and develop improvements to waste management, in line with business development objectives

  14. Facilitate the daily implementation and management of ISO 9001 maintenance

  15. Assist with distillery development and expansion

  16. Liaise with clients when required

  17. Assist with chamomile/Lavender  production and farm events when required

  18. Engage in self-development; to improve knowledge and understanding of the products, their uses; all to benefit sales and business development.

  19. Managing personal time and productivity.

  20. Communicate and liaise with other Supervisors to facilitate the development of a profitable business

  21. Attend training as required by company to develop relevant knowledge, techniques and skills.

  22. Adhere to health and safety policy and other requirements relating to care of and appropriate use of equipment and site spaces.

  23. Manage and motivate staff engaged in the site work associated with the production and retail activities.

  24. Help train these staff according to company policies and assist in relevant HR procedures where applicable (appraisals, discipline etc).

  25. Liaise with and utilise support from suppliers, merchandisers and other partners as required.

  26. Manage, maintain and report as necessary all merchandise and non-merchandise stock.

  27. Manage upkeep and condition of all equipment, fixtures and fabric of site premises.

  28. Manage health and safety, security, and emergency systems, capabilities and staff and customer awareness, according to company policy and relevant law.

  29. Seek and continuously develop knowledge and information about competitor activity, pricing and tactics, and communicate this to Supervisors.

  30. Manage and maintain effectiveness of IT and other essential on-site systems.

  31. Attend meetings and contribute to company strategy and policy-making as required.

  32. Develop personal skills and capability through on-going training, as provided by the company

  33. Any tasks as required by company within knowledge/expertise of individual

This list is not exhaustive.



Experience as a production shift supervisor/manager

Agricultural/mechanical knowledge of equipment and processes

Knowledge of distillation processing and advantage

Basic stock control and management

Time management principles for profitability and better business development

Quality control, procedures and policies

Technical qualifications (mechanical, engineering, process engineering etc)


To apply, please email your CV  to

Essencia Oils UK Ltd