Role details

Production shift manager

Poole   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Production shift manager
  • An internationally recognised brand

About Our Client

A favourite premium natural brand anda rapidly growing business recognised as one of the best places to work in the market. The company has an iconic British brand with a long heritage. A true British favourite.

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Shift Manager to join our Production Team in Poole, Dorset, reporting to the Factory Manager and leading a small team consisting of Team Leaders and Production Operatives. The successful candidate will be able to lead shift teams ensuring maximum utilisation of operational staff, that the operation complies with all Health and Safety, legislative and ethical standards whilst proactively managing the Company cultural and behavioural values.

The Successful Applicant

Key tasks:

  • Health and Safety; promote safe working environment in the team. Ensure compliance with Health and Safety, Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Quality; Ensure compliance with all policies and procedures and keep team focused on quality and consumer satisfaction.
  • Delivering Results; taking ownership and accountability for managing Shift operations and resources to ensure efficient production plan achievement.
  • Working together as one; the proactive involvement of stakeholders across the business in making timely decisions for the best business outcome.
  • Cost; Manage and control material and labour costs to achieve budget and lead improvement activities for cost reduction.
  • Taking People with you; lead and develop team to high performance including recruitment, training, coaching, communication, motivation and engagement.
  • Continuous Improvement; Promote continuous improvement in the team and across the department.
    • Setting the Agenda; Supports and communicates innovation and consumer activities

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will be the one who meets this criteria most effectively.



  • Worked within FMCG production environment and managing cross functional teams
  • Knowledge of Food safety legislation
  • Working in an environment that has Health & Safety as a high priority, ideally where behavioural safety has been rolled out
  • Worked and be able to demonstrate effective people management skills
  • Be IT literate and knowledge of using systems within a manufacturing environment


  • Provide direction and forward thinking
  • Working with others to achieve the best possible outcomes for the business
  • Able to manage and influence stakeholders effectively
  • Defines & aligns outputs and priorities
  • Develops self & others
  • Takes ownership, sets standards & takes accountability for performance
  • Demonstrates initiative & encourages others to do the same
  • Personal energy and determination to make a difference

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