Production Director

Mowi Scotland

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Production Director

Fort William, Scotland

About the job

Working with the world’s leading salmon aquaculture company, the Production Director role has complete budgetary and management oversight responsibility for our Farming Operations. The position will be based in Fort William and will have Seawater Farming, Freshwater Smolt Rearing, and Fish Health, either direct reporting lines or service functions. Reporting to the Managing Director, the Production Director will also be responsible for exemplar health and safety practices and will create a highly motivated and passionate team within Mowi Scotland.

Ideal candidates

We are seeking an exceptional aquaculture professional with strong leadership and people development skills, as well as technical experience.  As a minimum, applicants should be educated in a biological discipline to post-graduate level or have an exceptional career history in aquaculture companies (preferably salmonids).  We invite candidates with several years’ farming experience or business leadership experience to apply. The Production Director will share Mowi’s passion for the most sustainable fish culture methods and will understand the concept of social license and our role within West Coast Communities. 

What does Mowi offer?

In return, you will be part of a team in an innovative and growing food sector offering:

  • Attractive salary, plus benefits package including:
  • Performance related bonus 20-30%
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Medical/Health
  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Company Car or Car Allowance

Interested candidates can speak in confidence directly to Ben Hadfield, Chief Operating Officer, Feed & Managing Director, Mowi Scotland on 004745395642. 

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce. To apply for this vacancy, you must be eligible to work in the UK.

About Mowi

With roots dating back to 1964, Mowi is the world’s largest producer of Atlantic salmon. Mowi in Scotland employs a workforce of over 1,400 who together grow, process and sell the UK’s number one food export. Our farming operations are based in Fort William and the company prides itself in being a major employer of skilled people, who strive to produce high quality, healthy and nutritious seafood in the most sustainable way. We are proud of our heritage in the Scottish Highlands and Islands and the support we have from local communities and our dedicated workforce.

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