Shift Production Manager

Shift Production Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £42000 - £46000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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An FMCG food manufacturer with a site on the Somerset / Dorset border is currently seeking a Shift Production Manager due to growth and restructure, this is a rotating shift pattern including nights.

1 of 4 Shift Production Managers reporting to the Factory Manager, the successful Production Shift Manager will have previous management experience within an FMCG food manufacturing environment; ideally with experience of SAP. You will have proven experience of driving lean / CI initiatives in a manufacturing environment as well as experience of managing, coaching and developing teams.

Responsibilities of the Production Shift Manager include:

  • Team Management – leading development and organisational change through staff recruitment, training and development
  • Implement production KPIs aligned with business objectives
  • Drive costs savings through efficient use of resources at your disposal.
  • Manage and plan 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

Application via CV

Commutable from: Taunton, Yeovil, Chard, Crewkerne, Axminster, Ilchester, Dorchester

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