Shift Manufacturing Manager / Shift Production Manager (4 on 4 off)

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  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing, General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £54000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sara Frith

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8951

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  • Published:

    27 days ago

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A global FMCG Manufacturer is currently seeking a Shift Manufacturing Manager / Shift Production Manager to lead a highly automated, high volume manufacturing facility. This role will require exceptional leadership and engagement skills with a proven track record in troubleshooting along with a CI and Lean manufacturing acumen having applied within a modern automated and manufacturing facility. This role is working 4 on, 4 off - Days and Nights.

You must have previous experience of working within a modern, high volume, fast paced FMCG Manufacturing organisation (Food , Drink, Packaging manufacturing experience will be deemed advantageous).

Shift Operations Manager / Shift Production Manager Responsibilities include:

Lead, Engage and Direct a Production operation
Develop and create a proactive world class quality function and culture
Drive change and Continuous Improvement
Deliver monthly briefs which engage your team ensuring teams understand the road map,
business strategy and performance
Facilitate team meetings e.g. for real time problem solving, brainstorming
Utilise both formal and informal 1 to 1’s to effectively coach team members to improve
performance, develop employee engagement and ensure that team members acknowledge
their accountability
Take ownership of effective appraisals and implement follow up plans
Develop the competence and flexibility of your team
Develop and implement succession plans for your team to support our business needs
Be a role model, enforce the highest standards and always address underperformance in a timely manner
Recognise, publish and celebrate team success
Be able to apply skills to a secondary role which will bring a personal and business benefit
Promote an inclusive and participative culture that generates and delivers customers benefits through innovation
Complete accountability for team’s quality performance and implementation of action plans
which benefits both internal and external customers
Full ownership of complaint investigations including the use of an appropriate problem
solving technique from recognition to resolution
Proactive review and implementation of systems and procedures to eliminate customer
Full participation in both internal and external audits and visits

You will be a Shift Operations Manager / Shift Production manager with excellent leadership and influencing skills. You must have previous experience of working within a modern, fast paced FMCG Manufacturing organisation (packaging or food manufacturing experience will be deemed advantageous.
You will have a full understanding of budget process and control of shift consumables spend and be accountable for overtime and agency costs with a view to minimise. A full understanding of KPI targets and ownership of performance is essential for this role.
Former experience of identifying and delivering continuous improvement projects aimed at increasing margin will be desirable and accountability for team’s waste streams and non‐ value added activity.
To apply please email a cv application

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