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Production Shift Manager

Production Shift Manager

  • Location

    Spalding

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    ££highly competitive + benefits

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

  • Contact email:

    lucys@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

  • Job ref:

    SP/FMCG/081652

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-03-15

  • Start date:

    2019-01-14

A leading FMCG manufacturer is now seeking a Shift Manager for a 12 month fixed term contract for their site on the South Lincolnshire / Cambridgeshire border.

This is a Monday – Friday days based role on a 2 shift rotating pattern.

Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, the successful Shift Manager will be responsible for proactively managing a team to meet daily and weekly production plans whilst working to the company quality, safety and environmental frameworks, developing a team working and continuous improvement culture.

The successful Shift Manager will have previous management experience in a fast paced FMCG manufacturing environment. You will ideally hold a food safety and IOSH qualification and can demonstrate experience of managing and achieving KPIs and influencing a culture of continuous improvement on a day to day basis.

  • Production Shift Manager responsibilities include:
  • Team Management – leading development and organisational change through staff recruitment, training and development including appraisals and disciplinary processes
  • Implement production KPIs aligned with business objectives 
  • Drive costs savings through efficient use of resources at your disposal.
  • Be aware of daily service levels for area of responsibility and a plan to achieve required service levels within the agreed time frame
  • Be commercially focused and implement continuous improvement initiatives that increase performance 
  • Support CAPEX proposals in line with safety, OEE, and quality improvements, with a view to reduce operating costs
  • Improve performance and reduce waste 
  • Ensure appropriately trained resource is available to ensure consistent achievement of food safety, quality and GMP standards.
  • Review and implement all legislative and ethical standards with regard to HSE, food hygiene and staff management. 
  • Attend daily production/planning meeting with appropriate preparation
  • Review team priorities & progress daily and weekly 
  • Work closely with support functions (H&S, HR, Quality, NPD, Logistics, Site Engineering including services and Finance) to identify resources required to action any outstanding issues 


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