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Mechanical Treatment Operative - Arctic Sea Survey

Due to significant investment in the company, we are looking to recruit a Mechanical Treatment Operative to work on the Arctic Sea Survey across our sites in the West Coast of Scotland...

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Mechanical Treatment Operative

2 weeks on, 2 weeks off (80 hours per week)

Location: Arctic Sea Survey, working across our Marine sites

Salary: Up to £22,880 per annum dependent on experience

The Opportunity:

If you are an ambitious and motivated person looking for your next challenge in an exciting workplace, now is the perfect time to take your next step with The Scottish Salmon Company.

Due to significant investment in the company we are looking to recruit a Mechanical Treatment Operative to work as directed by the Mechanical Treatment Supervisor to complete lice treatments.  

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Technical Standards – operates to the highest standard of husbandry, biosecurity, and quality standards and supports the Mechanical Treatment Supervisor. Highlighting and reacting to issues when appropriate in areas such as: Stock Containment, Production, Environment, Quality, Health and Safety, Fish Welfare, Biosecurity, Hygiene and staff.
  • Treatment Operations – To assist and participate in the daily site treatment process, operations and follow all SOP’s.
  • Measurement & Control – Understands the site KPIs and supports both the Mechanical Treatment Supervisor and Site manager to ensure that these KPIs are used to improve site performance.
  • Health & Safety – Follows safe working practices and ensure a safe working environment exists for all employees on the team. To ensure that all duties are performed in a safe manner so that no risk to health and safety arises to yourself or any other employee. As a minimum meets the standards set out in the Group Health & Safety policy.
  • Skills Training – Attends all courses as required; Supports team members with training & development. Only operates machinery authorised and trained to do so. 

Your Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of working within the marine industry.
  • Ability to pass a full ML5 medical.
  • Experience of working on and around boats.
  • Flexible attitude to working hours and working arrangements, be willing to undertake significant travel as and when required. Will be required to work at Marine sites if not treating.
  • Ability to work within a small team.
  • Good communication skills – able to pass on information clearly and precisely.
  • Sound understanding of the importance of H&S issues.
  • Full clean driving licence. 

The Benefits:

In addition to a competitive salary, with regular reviews, we offer many other benefits including:

  • Enhanced relocation support
  • Friends & family referral scheme
  • Market leading pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme & retail discount schemes
  • Employee assistance program
  • Critical Illness Cover – also for your spouse or partner
  • Occupational health service
  • Professional development opportunities

The Company:

  • £150 million turnover
  • 650+ employees
  • We sell to over 26 countries around the world
  • We are an internationally recognised pioneer in Aquaculture
  • Sustainability is at the core of all our activities

With our head office in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh, we breed, rear and process superior salmon exclusively in the pristine waters of the Scottish Western Highlands and Islands. Our customers appreciate our product quality, service excellence and provenance guarantee. We are also the proud recipients of multiple industry awards recognising our commitment to Scotland, our industry and employees. 

How to Apply:

Please complete and return the attached Application_Form or send your CV and Cover Letter to workwithus@scottishsalmon.com.

Closing date: Sunday 15 May 2022