Plant Manager

Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent UK
06 Nov 2018
Mr John Whelan
Job role
Plant Manager
Job Level

We require an experienced Plant Manager to run our refinery based in Stoke on Trent.

Using vacuum distillation, the refinery processes circa 40,000 tonnes per annum of waste automotive lubricants to produce gasoline; diesel; base oil; and a bitumen substitute. It employs a mature and successful team of 30 people. The Plant Manager will report directly to the Managing Director and will be responsible for all day-to-day plant activities – being Health, Safety and Environment; Production; Quality Control of Feedstock; Refinery Production (and Maintenance) whilst liaising with our Commercial Department as to Product Sales and Distribution. Further interest is provided by the intended pursuit of a major investment that will double refinery capacity over the next two years. Applicants should hold a Degree in Chemical Engineering and have at least 10 years experience in the industry with specific knowledge of distillation.

Whelan Refining Limited is a successful and expanding, family owned and run business that provides a stimulating and enjoyable working environment.

The successful applicant will be expected to live within 20 miles of the refinery and will be provided with relocation expenses to supplement a generous salary package.

Please apply in writing to:

John Whelan,

Whelan Refining Limited,

Sneyd Hill,


Stoke on Trent,

ST6 2DZ.

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