Production Shift Manager

Production Shift Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £37000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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FMCG Food Manufacturing
Shifts: Core hours are days, 8am-5pm, but requirement to cover shifts (days / nights) for shift manager holiday cover

A leading FMCG Food Manufacturing company with a site based in North Manchester is currently seeking a Production Shift Manager to join their team. This site has a fantastic culture and is being heavily invested in, this is a great time to join! The core hours of this role will be on days, but will have the responsibility for covering shift manager holidays on shifts. This will be pre-defined and planned well in advance, but you would need to be flexible to work a rotating shift pattern.

Your responsibility as Shift Manager will be to Lead and develop the production team to deliver against operational plans to budget whilst supporting a culture of openness, excellence, safety and performance management and continuously improving standards across the site.

Production Shift Manager summary of responsibilities:
  • Promote a positive safety culture, ensuring they are aware of their and their teams’ responsibility towards safety on site. Relevant checks and paperwork completed correctly
  • Monitor and continuously evaluate to use of materials whilst maintaining agreed quality standards
  • Contribute to HR management of team performance including but not limited to; recruitment and interviewing, return to works, probationary reviews
  • Ensure accurate recording of performance data and utilise relevant information on downtime and efficiency to continuously improve performance.
  • Ensure product quality is achieved and maintained throughout the manufacturing process by adherence to technical specifications and quality assurance processes. 
  • Identify areas where improvements to output can be achieved whilst maintaining quality standards and minimising waste. Fosters a culture of continuous improvement
  • Control Hygiene and Housekeeping practices and follow up actions identified in GMP audits within an agreed timescale.
  • Participate in company initiatives on training and development of both yourself and others.
You will be an experienced Production shift manager with experience of working in a fast paced FMCG Manufacturing business. Food Manufacturing would be preferred but not essential. You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build effective working relationships and to influence at all levels. You will also have a positive and proactive approach with the drive to deliver results.

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