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Plant manager - Dronfield

Exciting leadership position with high grade of variation

Elkem Dronfield produces Tenbloc® Inserts through a unique powder metallurgical production process, resulting in homogeneous and tightly sized controlled inserts. Sales are done through Elkem’s extensive Global Sales Organization. Elkem Dronfield has 18 employees.

The production site is located in Dronfield, close to Sheffield, in the United Kingdom.

We are looking for an enthusiastic plant manager with good organization and people skills.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Responsible for the plant reaching our EHS goals of zero incidents for the welfare for our employees, owners and local environment/community.
  • Responsible for having all plant processes under control and the further development of the plant in line with Elkem Foundry’s strategy.
  • Continuous improvement and development of processes and equipment. This also includes developing the competency of the plant’s employees.
  • Actively contribute to the plant’s growth strategy, including budget responsibility for this unit.
  • Daily operation and development of the plant in accordance with Elkem Business System.
  • Medium/Long term Production planning in line with sales. Follow up with Elkem Foundry Sales organization to investigate and develop new opportunities.
  • Report to Elkem Dronfield Ltd. Board of Directors

Qualifications required for the position:

  • Preferred: University/College education. Can be compensated by relevant experience
  • Extensive leadership experience with documented results.
  • Excellent communications skills and good at motivating your co-workers.
  • Familiar with EBS and able to lead in accordance with its principle of involvement, respect, precision and focus on continuous improvement.
  • Excellent skills in English, both oral and written.

We conduct background checks of candidates in our recruitment process.

Application deadline: 17/11/2019
Location: Dronfield - United Kingdom
Contacts: Trudi Va°gene, Mobile: +47 91138522

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Foundry Metallurgist - Progress Rail 


In South Queensferry, just outside Edinburgh, Progress Rail has a Manganese Steel Foundry producing components for specialist railway track sections and other specialist products, largely for the UK market. As part of the Caterpillar Group, we play a key part in the UK and overseas rail infrastructure, with a workload that has seen us growing steadily since settingup this new facility in 2008.

We now have the opportunity for an experienced metallurgist to join us as a key member of our management team. If you have a number of years experience in metallurgy, ideally with steel products and/or in a foundry environment, we would like to hear from you.

With the potential for a relocation package, this is an opportunity to take up a role in a state of the art foundry, based in the heart of the Scottish countryside with a dynamic and thriving business.

If you are interest in finding out more about this opportunity, please contact;

Egle Vareikiene
HR Assistant
Progress Rail Services UK Ltd.
Osmaston Street
NG10 5AN

Tel : 01159218229