Role details

Shift Manager

Stockport   •   £30,000 - £34,500   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Seeking a Shift Manager working continental shifts
  • To drive lean manufacturing within a foods manufacturer

About Our Client

My client is a leading ambient foods manufacturer who are currently growing. They are looking to introduce lean manufacturing on site to help drive margins and increase efficiencies. This FMCG manufacturing site is located near Stockport.

Job Description

As shift manager, you will take charge of a production area of this ambient food manufacturer and be based in Stockport. You will be tasked with ensuring production targets are met and help the Production Manager to develop a modern culture and introduce lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives to the shop floor. An overview of your responsibilities includes:

- Ensuring production output and targets are met

- Control material and labour spend

- Provide leadership in the production area, educate operatives and drive continuous improvement in production

- Introduce lean manufacturing initiatives, including 5s, Kaizan events, Short Interval Control

- Develop a relationship with the shop floor to help conduct a cultural shift within an FMCG environment

The Successful Applicant

Our successful candidate will be happy to work continental shifts as shift manager and be based on site near Stockport. You will be able to demonstrate the following:

- A track record of leading production teams in a food manufacturing environment

- Knowledge and experience of implementing lean manufacturing and CI

- Prior projects around conducting change

- Ability to foster relationships with a workforce and develop teams moving forwards

What's on Offer

On offer is a basic salary of £30,000 to £34,500. You will be working continental shifts.

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