Production Shift Leader / Shift Manager

Production Shift Leader / Shift Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £36000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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A leading FMCG manufacture is now seeking a days based Production Shift Leader / Shicft Manager to join their operation initially on a 1 yr contract (may be extended or become permanent). Reporting to a Manufacturing Manager, the successful Production Shift Leader / 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 Production Shift Leader / Shift Manager will have previous line management experience in a fast paced FMCG manufacturing environment. You will ideally hold a food safety and IOSH qualification. Lean and CI experience is essential for this position, you will be able to demonstrate experience of managing and achieving KPIs and influencing a culture of continuous improvement on a day to day basis.

Production Shift Leader 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 
Application via CV

Production Shift Leader / Shift Manager - FMCG
Spalding area
Monday to Friday: 6-2, 2-10 swing shift
1 Yr FTC initially

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