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Hebridean Smokehouse


Job Title: Production Manager


Location: Isle of North Uist



Summary Job Description

The production manager is responsible for the programming and execution of production within the smokehouse premises for the building of stock building and production of outstanding orders as directed by senior management. The factory is run along the principles of HACCP and to the accreditation standards of SALSA( part of the BRC group accreditation system) and it is the responsibility of the production manager to follow, maintain and be part of the development of this system.



The management of production includes:



Qualifications and experience required

It would be advantageous for the applicant to have experience working in the fish sector especially the smoking industry. The applicant should have experience of managing other people within the food production industry and be a least the holder of Intermediate level food hygiene certification, or equivalent. The applicant must be familiar with the principals and practice of HACCP and working knowledge of QC would be advantageous.
The applicant needs to demonstrate a solid history of practical problem solving ability with an appropriate job history, references or formal qualification in the field of food science or manufacture.


A full, clean driving licence is required for this post as expected working routines fall outside the scope of available public transport.

The successful candidate will enjoy working in a small business that is growing internationally and will want to be part of this growth by maintaining the existing high standards as well as playing an active part in future product development.


The role demands a flexible, professional, can-do attitude and the management skills to take the production team with them as the business grows.



Location and Accommodation
The business and this appointment are located on the Isle of North Uist.

We have secured rentable property from a local housing association for this post comprising unfurnished single bedroom house within 3 miles of the smokehouse.


Salary Bracket

Starting salary is £23 – 28K depending on experience.
Re-location allowance



Please call Hebridean Smokehouse for an application form. 01876 580 209