Manufacturing First Line Manager (Nights)

Manufacturing First Line Manager (Nights)

  • Location

    South Lanarkshire

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Manufacturing First Line Manager / Team Leader (Nights)

12 hour nights, 4ON, 4OFF, 6am-6pm / 6pm-6am

Role Purpose:

A leading FMCG Food Manufacturer is seeking a Manufacturing Front Line Manager to add to their new Night shift team where you will be able to help the business to drive continuous improvement within all areas of focus (Safety Quality Service Cost People).

Reporting into the Nights Manufacturing Manager, you will provide first line leadership for operating teams to deliver the range of operational key performance indicators (KPI’s) on an hourly and shift basis. In your role you will be accountable for the daily operational aspect of your designated area.  You will be responsible for ensuring the production of quality products in a safe and organised working environment.

Manufacturing First Line Manager – Brief summary of Key responsibilities:
  • Engaging, motivating and developing the manufacturing team with particular reference to their direct reports
  • Accurate allocation of raw materials and packaging within specific MOs by using M3, while ensuring accurate output confirmed for finished goods/WIP or mixes.
  • Driving compliance within M3 by ensuring authorised operators are following procedures by highlighting irregularities. Auditing MOs and stock areas on shift by shift basis.
  • Downtime at or better than budget. This includes performing changeovers to budget or better, while keeping any other downtime to less than budget. Excellent handling of breaks, where appropriate, or use of spellers to ensure production is continuous.
  • Team skills matrices maintained and checked on monthly basis to ensure full compliance. Any GAPs identified and highlighted to Operational Change Lead/Nightshift Area Lead.
  • Thorough focus in ensuring that direct reports have full training provided to ensure compliance with H&S, consistency in processes and competency in delivering the best results for the business.
  • Green every day Audit & GMP compliance for own area. Ensuring 5S improvements are driven by yourself by engaging staff and new ideas for implementation.
  • Drive continuous improvement projects within the area by working with business leads and Process Blueprint workstream in order to drive improvements by engaging staff and participate in providing idea. This role will require a complete end – to – end project completion, which will be part of PDR process.

Required Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

We are looking for an confident Manager with a progressive mind-set, proven leadership and communication skills with a strong track record of or driving improvements and developing teams within a Food Manufacturing environment. You will have a flexible approach to work, be able to work on own initiative and be a confident decision maker with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organisation   You will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of manufacturing processes and will have the ability to understand how to make improvements.

Scantec Personnel Limited is acting as an employment business and an employment agency. For contract or interim roles (and unless otherwise stated), all pay rates stated are on a Limited Company basis. Agency PAYE, Umbrella and CIS (if applicable) engagement models are also available, which will result in a different pay rate than advertised above.

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