Feed Systems Support Specialist, Kyleakin Feed Mill

Marine Harvest (Scotland) Ltd
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  • Sector: Aquaculture
  • Location: Highlands and Islands
  • Hours: Full Time Permanent
  • Contact: Vicky Ferguson
  • Reference: Feed Systems Support Specialist, Kyleakin Feed Mil

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 ;by 31 August 2017

 

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