Shift Production Manager

Shift Production Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    bonus, pension

  • Contact:

    Lucy Stokes

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8953

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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A leading FMCG manufacturer with a site on the Dorset / Somerset border is currently seeking a Shift Production Manager to work a rotating shift pattern including nights. 

Part of a team of Shift Production Managers, this role reports to the Factory Manager and oversees the full production of products from goods in to despatch on shift.

The successful Shift Production Manager will have previous experience within an FMCG manufacturing environment (food, drinks, packaging, or pharmaceuticals); 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 Shift Production Manager include:

 Leading developing production team through effective 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
 Review and implement continuous improvement initiatives that increase performance
 Support CAPEX proposals in line with safety, OEE, and quality improvements
 Improve performance and reduce waste
 Ensure appropriately trained resource is available to meet minimum company standards through review and training of staff
 Attend daily production/planning meeting with appropriate preparation
 Work closely with support and operations functions to identify resources required to action any outstanding issues

Application via CV

Commutable from: Weymouth, Dorchester, Axminster, Honiton, Taunton, Yeovil, Langport, Glastonbury Crewkerne, Bridport, Ilchester,

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