Shift Manager

Shift Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 per annum, Benefits: Mon – Fri rotating 6-2pm and 2-10pm, Occupational Health, 30days holiday increasing to 33days after qualifying period, overtime

  • Contact:

    Chris Jones

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Shift Manager 
£40k – shift pattern Mon – Fri rotating 6-2pm and 2-10pm, Occupational Health, 30days holiday increasing to 33days after qualifying period, overtime opportunity

Wigan - Ashton in Makerfield

Are you keen to join a well established manufacturing business with an esteemed history in the market of over 120 years. Our client have a new opening for a brand new Shift Manager to report direct into the MD and oversee around 60 production staff across production areas in the business.

The remit of this person will be to build upon the success of the business currently which is a multi million pound turnover company and is looking for someone to bring new ideas in training, CI, health and safety and people management.

Should you have a background in people management within manufacturing and tangible CI experience or qualification then this role would be worth considering.

The type of individual we are looking for will be keen to make a difference and share their experience within the business and develop within the role. You’ll have a track record in leading teams of production staff within a manufacturing environment preferably from a fast moving process.

Key Responsibilities
  • Ensure that all staff are trained to carry out tasks, recording competencies on the staff training matrix.
  • Liaise with any agency provider to seek replacements when required.
  • Effectively communicate and manage targets with regular reviews.
  • Ensure our customers always receive the best quality products, you will drive this with each team leader to maintain a consistently high product quality in line with ISO standards.
  • Demand a clean and safe working environment from all employees.
  • Continually look to improve the shift, supporting and leading a culture of continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Proactively managing staff in a positive way.
  • Monitor and reduce waste generation.
  • Analyse equipment downtime to identify improvement opportunities and liaise with the maintenance team using the shop floor online system (SFOL).
  • Challenge and seek to continuously improve processes, whilst setting the example for best working practice.
  • Work effectively with all other departments within the business to achieve and exceed company targets.
  • Enforce company time and attendance procedure as per the works rules ensuring a fair and consistent approach is followed.
  • Reporting to management.
  • Have a proven track record in a position of people management within a  manufacturing environment
  • Line Management Qualification/Management Qualification (preferable)
  • Experience driving and participating in Continuous Improvement activity on site
  • Comfortable working alternating shifts 6-2,2-10

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