There are jobs on offer from businesses and enterprises in many fields in Stornoway at the moment – all advertised on http://www.welovestornoway.com/index.php/jobs
For instance, there’s a need for a Quality Controller at the Scottish Salmon Company in Marybank.
The Quality Controller provides and maintains Quality Assurance and Quality Control systems and functions in the processing plant. Most of the work involves carrying out quality monitoring and sampling within processing operations on the factory floor, measuring and recording to specific criteria and reporting the results in clear format. The normal working hours will reflect hygiene checks that require to be completed before daily processing begins.
Applicants must have good IT, analytical and communication skills, both written and verbal. Also important is the ability to work methodically, accurately and with attention to detail.
Meanwhile the CleanSquad in Rigs Road has a chance of work in its Laundry Department as a Laundry Operative whose tasks include: sorting items, checking for stains, loading machines, finish by drying, ironing, folding and packing according to our quality standards.
Meanwhile Natural Retreats at Lews Castle are currently recruiting for various positions in the Castle including housekeepers, night porters, kitchen porters and chef de partie. They are looking for “enthusiastic, positive individuals who enjoy working as part of a team in this unique setting. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of the team in the newly restored Lews Castle.
And two of the filling stations in Stornoway have major vacancies. Campbell’s Filling Station on Cannery Road wants a Cook/Kitchen Supervisor who has the ability to run a busy kitchen alongside our existing staff. “Candidates must have excellent customer service and have passion about their job, together with excellent organisational skills and dedication.
“Candidates must have up-to-date Food hygiene and safety training. Training will be given to refresh and keep certificates up to date. Daily records and cleaning schedules must be kept up to date and kitchen must be left in a clean and tidy manner every day.”
And Manor Filling Station/Spar on Macaulay Road has a vacancy for a shift manager. “Personality and enthusiasm is of primary importance, together with strong organisational and interpersonal skills.
“Prior retail experience and people management is required for this role.”
Meanwhile Medlock Electrical, the largest independent electrical distributors in the UK and Ireland, with 40 branches, are seeking to recruit for the following position: Full time sales/warehouse assistant for our Trade counter and Lightplan showroom in Stornoway.
And there is a chance to become a Children’s Services Worker with Action for Children at the Hillcrest Residential unit which is a 5-bed unit which works with children and young people who are no longer able to stay at home and also provides short breaks for children with additional support needs.
“We are increasingly working with children coming in for short breaks hence the need to advertise. You would work as part of a team, on a shift basis. The unit is open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week so shifts include evenings, holiday periods and weekends. Sleepovers can also be included.”