Title Feed Plant Positions

Categories Aquaculture
Location Kyleakin, Isle of Skye
Job Information

Marine Harvest Scotland (MHS)

Feed Plant – Kyleakin, Isle of Skye

Marine Harvest is one of the largest seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs 12,717 people globally, and is represented in 24 countries. In 2016 the company had a turnover of EUR 3.6 billion.

Marine Harvest Fish Feed (MHFF) is one of the newest divisions within Marine Harvest. Having started manufacturing in June 2014, MHFF has quickly established itself as a competitive supplier of salmon feed playing a key role in supporting Marine Harvest Farming Operations in its delivery of high quality, safe and nutritious salmon.

MHFF currently operates from its factory at Bjugn in the Trøndelag Region of Norway. In February 2017, permission to open a second fish feed plant on the Isle of Skye in Scotland was granted. Our second plant which will open in late summer 2018 will manufacture a broad portfolio of conventional and organic feeds for both fresh and seawater phases of salmon growth in Scotland and export these same products to Ireland, the Faroe Islands and Norway.

The state of the art feed plant will employ 55 people in a diverse range of permanent jobs and will be one of the most efficient and sustainable fish feed plants globally. We are looking to employ all 55 staff during the next nine months with some key positions recruited as early as August. Extensive training will be required and may take place locally or at our existing feed plant in Trøndelag.

The positions available include the following:

Feed Plant Manager – Responsible for the property, plant, equipment and staff.
Production Manager – Responsible for the daily production
Logistics Manager – Responsible for warehousing and vessel loading
Maintenance Manager – Planning of preventative Maintenance
QA Manager – Quality systems, raw materials and finished products
Production Assistant and Technicians
Logistics Assistant and Technicians
H&S Co-ordinator

Some of the above posts are already advertised and the remaining will be advertised in due course.
If you are interested in applying please apply at www.marineharvest.com/people



Title Site Manager

Categories Aquaculture
Location Sandwick, Shetland with occasional travel
Job Information

Job Title:        Site Manager

Company:      FAI Aquaculture

Job Purpose

The Site Manager is responsible for all operations within our lumpfish hatchery.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the commercial production of lumpfish for the biological control of sea lice.
  • Day to day execution of all fish husbandry operations including:
  • egg incubation, hatching and larval rearing
  • nursery rearing and on-growing of juvenile fish
  • The management of the health and welfare of all fish stocks on site
  • Ordering fish feeds, husbandry equipment and general consumables
  • Developing and maintaining site infrastructure.
  • Organising vaccination and deliveries of live juvenile fish to customers
  • General liaison with FAIA customers, clients, collaborators and regulators
  • Day to day management of the production team, including training and development, setting objectives and reviewing performance
  • Maintenance of statutory fish production, movement and treatment records
  • Involvement in weekend and out of hours working on a rota basis

Qualifications and experience

  • A degree or equivalent in a biological science and/or a demonstrable experience of developing and managing a fish farm, fish research facility or similar operation
  • Demonstrable experience in building, motivating and developing high-performing teams
  • Aptitude to work to a high level of accuracy and under tight timescales.
  • Good reporting skills and IT capabilities.
  • Experience of fish heath and disease management

 

Personal attributes/characteristics

  • A self-starter comfortable with working remotely and with colleagues in a variety of international locations
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to build and develop relationships at all levels
  • Self-motivated and autonomous with effective time management abilities
  • Flexible and able to travel nationally and occasionally internationally as required

Reports to: Managing Director, FAI Aquaculture

Direct Reports: Assistant Site Manager

Location: Sandwick, Shetland with occasional travel



Title Feed Systems Support Specialist

Categories Aquaculture
Location Kyleakin Feed Mill
Job Information

Marine Harvest Scotland (Feed)

Feed Systems Support Specialist

Kyleakin Feed Mill

Marine Harvest Fish Feed (MHFF) is one of the newest divisions within Marine Harvest. Having started manufacturing in June 2014, MHFF has quickly established itself as a competitive supplier of salmon feed playing a key role in supporting Marine Harvest Farming Operations in its delivery of high quality, nutritious, safe and profitable salmon. Currently operating from its new factory in the Trøndelag Region of Norway, MHFF produced in excess of 310,000 tonnes of salmon feed in 2017.

In February 2017, permission to open a second fish feed plant on the Isle of Skye in Scotland was granted. This second plant which will open in late summer 2018 will manufacture a broad portfolio of conventional and organic feeds for both fresh and seawater phases of salmon growth in Scotland, Ireland, Faeroes and in Norway.

The primary focus of the role will be to support, maintain and develop a large feed processing system comprising of multiple databases and servers under the direction of the Feed Plant Manager and IT Manager whilst ensuring that security, integrity and availability of data to/from primary systems, third-party integrations, customer documents, invoices and quality traceability are maintained.

Principle responsibilities will include analysis, specification, design, maintenance and development of new or existing feed processing systems to increase functionality, flexibility and to ensure systems take advantage of contemporary technology within any financial constraints.

Applicants will preferably have a minimum of two years’ experience supporting IT systems in a factory/processing environment. A strong knowledge of Microsoft SQL administration and data analysis skills and an understanding of software API calls and their usage is essential.  Knowledge of PLC and Ethernet network technology are desirable. Applicants must also possess good communication, design and problem solving skills.

The post will attract a highly competitive remuneration package which will include a relocation allowance.  Full clean driving licence is essential.

Please apply at www.marineharvest.com/people by 31st August 2017



Title Feed Plant Manager

Categories Aquaculture
Location Kyleakin Feed Mill
Job Information

Marine Harvest Scotland (Feed)

Feed Plant Manager

Kyleakin Feed Mill

 Marine Harvest Fish Feed (MHFF) is one of the newest divisions within Marine Harvest. Having started manufacturing in June 2014, MHFF has quickly established itself as a competitive supplier of salmon feed playing a key role in supporting Marine Harvest Farming Operations in its delivery of high quality, nutritious, safe and profitable salmon. Currently operating from its new factory in the Trøndelag Region of Norway, MHFF produced in excess of 310,000 tonnes of salmon feed in 2017.

In February 2017, permission to open a second fish feed plant on the Isle of Skye in Scotland was granted. This second plant which will open in late summer 2018 will manufacture a broad portfolio of conventional and organic feeds for both fresh and seawater phases of salmon growth in Scotland, Ireland, Faeroes and in Norway.

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Feed Plant Manager.  The primary focus of the role will be to oversee the operations of our Feed Plant with overall responsibility for the property, plant, equipment and staff associated with the plant.  Based at Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, you will report primarily to the Director of Feed and Processing whilst working closely with the Production, Maintenance and Logistics Managers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee the production of feed to ensure consistency and quality standards are met
  • Manage inventory of all feed ingredients
  • Responsible for plant cleanliness, appearance and ground maintenance
  • Provide leadership, development, and supervision for feed mill employees
  • Schedule all staff and manage employee time off requests
  • Participate in personnel selection and training of new employees
  • Adhere to all safety protocols and advocate a safe work environment
  • Participate in Safety Committee and conduct monthly department safety meetings

Candidates should be qualified to degree level in aquaculture, feed & nutrition or feed mill management.  In addition, they should have five or more years of feed operations and manufacturing experience, strong mechanical skills, proficient computer skills and a solid understanding of safety protocols

The post will attract a highly competitive remuneration package which will include a relocation allowance.  A full clean driving licence is essential.

Please apply at www.marineharvest.com/people by 31st August 2017



Title Quality Manager

Categories Aquaculture
Location Kyleakin Feed Mill
Job Information

Marine Harvest Scotland (Feed)

Quality Manager

Kyleakin Feed Mill

Marine Harvest Fish Feed (MHFF) is one of the newest divisions within Marine Harvest. Having started manufacturing in June 2014, MHFF has quickly established itself as a competitive supplier of salmon feed playing a key role in supporting Marine Harvest Farming Operations in its delivery of high quality, nutritious, safe and profitable salmon. Currently operating from its new factory in the Trøndelag Region of Norway, MHFF produced in excess of 310,000 tonnes of salmon feed in 2017.

In February 2017, permission to open a second fish feed plant on the Isle of Skye in Scotland was granted. This second plant which will open in late summer 2018 will manufacture a broad portfolio of conventional and organic feeds for both fresh and seawater phases of salmon growth in Scotland, Ireland, Faeroes and in Norway.

The primary focus of the Quality Manager role will be to contribute significantly to the development and success of Marine Harvest Fish Feed by ensuring that a high quality product is produced that consistently meets quality standards and both external and internal standards.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the laboratory and the management of the companies various feed certification processes and food safety system for the production of fish feed reflecting internal and external requirements, including construction and maintenance of the

HACCP plan. It will also be a requirement of the role to liaise with other managers and staff throughout the organisation to ensure that the quality

management systems are managed. Where appropriate, you’ll advise on changes and how to implement them and provide training, tools and techniques to enable others to achieve quality standards.

Based at Kyleakin, Isle of Skye, you will report primarily to the Technical Manager whilst working closely with the Production and Logistics Managers.

Candidates should be qualified to degree level in food science, animal nutrition or a biological science related subject and be experienced in all aspects of HACCP and food safety management. Experience in salmon feed product development is an advantage, but is not an absolute requirement as the successful candidate will benefit from an extensive training programme.

The post will attract a highly competitive remuneration package which will include a relocation allowance.  Full clean driving licence is essential.

Please apply at www.marineharvest.com/people by 31st August 2017



Title Finance Director

Categories Aquaculture
Location Fort William
Job Information

Marine Harvest Scotland (MHS)
Finance Director

Marine Harvest is one of the largest integrated seafood companies in the world, and the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. The company employs 12,717 people, and is represented in 24 countries. In 2016 the company had a turnover of EUR 3.6 billion. Marine Harvest is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (OSE) and its share also trade on the US OTC market. Marine Harvest Scotland is an integrated supplier of Atlantic Salmon products with feed production facilities under construction on the Isle of Skye, 50 Farming locations throughout the West Coast and a Consumer Products Division and Head Office in Rosyth.

The position of Finance Director is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic team working in the challenging and fast-moving area of salmon farming and fish feed production. We are seeking a highly qualified and experienced candidate who will be a hands on leader, able to communicate at all levels of the business to ensure operational staff are developed and challenged in their understanding of cost control and financial governance.  A strong commercial and operational orientation and extensive experience of business controlling in manufacturing enterprises are essential.  To succeed in this role you must be passionate about financial control within complex biological farming systems and be passionate about delivering exceptional financial control to all levels.

Principle responsibilities will include:
• Drive the financial planning of the company by analysing its performance and risks
• Retain constant awareness of the company’s financial position and act to prevent problems
• Financial control /Financial Administration (incl. accounting, reporting, tax, risk, finance etc.)
• Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel
• Business Strategy and Budgets
• Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance on a monthly basis
• Oversee all audit and internal control operations
• Oversee the company’s finance IT system
• Conduct analysis to make forecasts and report to upper executives
• Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines
• Ad hoc and project analysis

The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant CA, ACA, CIMA or ACCA with at least 5 years’ experience. The right candidate will also have an enthusiastic, driven and self-motivated personality and the ability to quickly contribute to the culture and way of working. The ability to implement new strategies and improve processes efficiently and effectively – identifying pragmatic solutions that can be developed and sustained. Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills are essential.

We are seeking a Finance Director to be based in Fort William, the outdoor capital of the UK, (but may consider Rosyth). The successful candidate will report to the Managing Director and will be required to travel frequently throughout the Company’s operations.

The post will attract a highly competitive remuneration package which will include a relocation allowance.  We offer a great opportunity for personal and professional development in the world’s largest producer of farmed salmon, with a chance to shape the future of the industry.

Please apply at www.marineharvest.com/people by 31 July 2017