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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30,000 - £32,000 per annum plus shift allowance

  • Contact:

    Angharad Isaac

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673751

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:


  • Expiry date:

    04 October 2021

Shift Manager

£30,000 - £32,000 per annum plus shift allowance

Rotational shift pattern



The role


This renowned Food Manufacturing business is known for investing heavily in its people and due to a recent promotion, they are now on the lookout for an experienced Shift Manager.This is a business that recognises the importance of hiring and holding on to excellent people in every role. You’ll be joining a culture of opportunity, where you’re supported to learn new skills, gain new qualifications and achieve your true potential.

As Shift Manager you’ll be


·        Managing, maintaining & developing staff & machinery in a manner that will ensure the team consistently achieve the targeted levels of performance, in the most cost-effective way

·        Providing outstanding leadership, continuously challenging, innovating and improving performance in all production areas.

·        Responsible for both manufacturing shifts, including material flows into the factory.

·        Overseeing production whilst maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety, improving efficiencies and facilitating all product launches.

·        Providing holiday cover for other Shift Managers where necessary

·        Take full responsibility to ensure customer service levels are fulfilled.

·        Support the production planner to manage customer communications and develop strong customer relationships.

·        Take full responsibility for the achievement of the production plan and ensure clear and timely communication of any service issues.

·        Take full responsibility for site health and safety.

·        Ensure Risk Assessments have been completed and signed off.

·        Responsible for all people management activities including absence management, appraisals, discipline, grievances. To determine and ensure the achievement of the skills & training requirements of the team to fulfill current and future business needs. To lead coach and motivate the team to achieve individual and departmental development.

·        Provide coaching and support to the line management team on HR policy and employee relation matters.

·        Ensure targets are met for both labour cost % and absolute labour cost.


What you’ll bring to the team


·        Previous experience in a similar role within Food Manufacturing highly advantageous

·        Self-motivated, naturally enthusiastic and able to lead by example

·        Professional and proactive work ethic

·        Excellent problem solving & analysis

·        Ability to work under pressure                  

·        Commitment to continually improving performance  



If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now.

Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities