Production Shift Manager

Production Shift Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £32000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Production Shift Manager
FMCG Food Manufacturing
4on, 4off, days

Out client is a leading Food Manufacturer who is seeking a Production Shift Manger. Reporting to the Manufacturing Manager, you would have the responsibility to ensure that a range of challenging KPIs within the department are constantly exceeded.  

The role plays a key part in assisting with the implementation of the strategy for the manufacturing area and will work on a number of improvement projects, whilst ensuring that the team is engaged and performing to a high level.

Production Shift Manager – Summary of responsibilities:
  • Demonstrate inspiring leadership, which motivates and engages teams to achieve high performance and drives performance of the department forward
  • Contribute to the development of the long term manufacturing strategy, and implement initiatives geared towards operational excellence.
  • Accountability for the effective implementation and monitoring of people management including policy and procedures relating to performance management, attendance management, quality and employee relations activities
  • Develop a culture of high performance and improvements amongst teams, where employees are motivated and engaged
  • Ensure that staff are kept safe, by promoting safe behaviours at all times, and taking accountability for the health and safety action plans and improvements
  • Provide coaching and mentoring, putting in place plans for succession planning and talent management to meet the needs of the department, and develop people in line with performance and role needs so they can achieve their potential 
  • Ensure that lean activities are carried out, and continuous improvement initiatives are implemented and embedded effectively 
 Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Previous experience of leading manufacturing teams within a fast paced Food / FMCG Manufacturing environment is essential. Management qualifications (such as ILM) are preferred but not essential. Demonstrable experience in delivering improvement initiatives, and change management would be advantageous.

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