Marine Harvest Scotland is the largest producer of Atlantic salmon in Scotland. The Company employs a workforce of over 600 throughout the Highlands and Islands and produces over 50,000 tonnes of salmon annually. Our farming operations are based in Fort William and the Company prides itself in being a major employer of skilled people and strives to produce high quality, healthy and nutritious seafood in the most sustainable way.
Over the coming years Marine Harvest has announced plans to invest over £100 million to integrate and grow its farming and fish feed production business in Scotland. We are proud of our 50 year heritage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands and the support we have from local communities and our dedicated workforce.
This year has marked the arrival of new non chemical methods in lice treatment. We currently operate 2 Hydrolicing machines. A further 3 systems, including a Thermolicer, are due to be in operation before October.
These machines are proving highly effective for the non chemical removal and capture of sea lice. Operating 16hrs every day each system has a dedicated crew of 4 who are further supported by farm staff.
We are currently looking to recruit a suitably qualified, experienced and highly motivated individual to pioneer and establish this major new and specialised area of farming in Scotland. Reporting to the Seawater Manager this role will be responsible for the co-ordination, man management, performance improvement and technical development of this specialist service operation.
Applicants, who must already be experienced within the salmonid industry, must have a demonstrable proven track record of having installed and developed new techniques into farming operations. Strong interpersonal, communication and first class organisation and planning skills as well as the ability to problem solve and motivate and achieve results through the success of others are some of the key attributes required for this post. In addition, applicants should have a full driving license and be prepared to undertake significant travel as required.
In return the successful candidate will benefit from a salary matched to experience, a specific performance incentive bonus scheme, company vehicle and the opportunity to develop their career through this exciting new and pioneering role.
If you have the drive, commitment and enthusiastic personality that is required for this interesting, important and novel role, coupled with the relevant experience, please apply in writing, no later than Thursday 11th August, stating your reasons for applying and your relevant skills and experiences to: Vicky Ferguson, HR Manager, Marine Harvest Scotland, Stob Ban House, Glen Nevis Business Park, Fort William, PH33 6RX
Informal enquires can be addressed to David MacGillivray, Seawater Manager, Marine Harvest Scotland, Stob Ban House, Glen Nevis Business Park, Fort William, PH33 6RX