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Production Shift Manager (rotating Days & Nights)

Production Shift Manager (rotating Days & Nights)

  • Location

    Somerset

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30k - £35k incl.shift allow.

  • Contact:

    Helen Darnell

  • Contact email:

    helend@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

  • Job ref:

    078483-HD/LS

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2018-03-27

  • Start date:

    ASAP

A leading FMCG manufacturer in the Somerset/Dorset area is currently seeking a Shift Manager to lead and mentor the Production Team. The successful Shift Manager will have kniowledge of process and packaging machinery. SAP experience is deemed advantageous.

You will be a passionate and results driven individual with a proactive approach. You will be experienced in driving culture change programmes and have proven leadership skills in motivating / developing teams in a fast paced manufacturing environment.

Shift Manager responsibilities include:

  • Managing the production team and supporting the Operations Supervisor.
  • Act as first point of contact between packing team and management.
  • Arrange staff rotation throughout the shift to maximise efficiency.
  • Support up skilling of the operation teams in lean thinking tools and techniques.
  • Identify and implement possible improvements within the business.
  • Understanding of all relevant HR Procedures including return to work, disciplinary, grievances, recruitment and inductions liaising with the HR Department to achieve the appropriate outcome.
  • Focus on clear communication, 121’s, team briefs, team development, taking responsibility and accountability.
  • Provide training for staff as required.
  • Ensure all staff are working to food safety / QMS standards and support and promote safe working practices.
  • Investigate and respond to problems in relation to equipment, machinery and materials


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