Production Shift Manager

Suffolk Permanent £45,000 - £55,000 per year
  • A rare opportunity to join a highly regarded company!
  • Lots of opportunity for pregression and development!

About Our Client

Our client have a fantastic reputation and can offer a fantastic working environment and career progression. They are currently looking to add a Production Shift Manager to their team.

Job Description

The role will:

  • Provide operational leadership to the shift team to ensure that they are engaged and equipped with the skills, knowledge and guidance to deliver individual and team objectives.
  • Implement short to medium term operational decisions as developed by the Process Manager to ensure the best cost is achieved through efficient raw material processing.
  • Manage maintenance plan and budget, as agreed with the relevant Production Engineer and Engineering Manager, for a specific area of the site.
  • Manage reactive and proactive engineering to prescribed engineering standards.
  • Improve overall capability levels within the team by holding meaningful development and succession conversations with team members.
  • Ensure that all relevant policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to on shift to facilitate standardisation across the site.
  • Propose and support the implementation of approved continuous improvement or capital projects to reduce the cost base, maintain personal and food safety, and ensure legal compliance.
  • Work in partnership with the other Shift Managers and technical experts to ensure best practice is identified, captured, shared and implemented.
  • Provide safety leadership, developing a culture leading to zero lost time injuries, and ensure all shift activities comply with regulatory environmental requirements and support good neighbourhood relations.
  • Understand the site contingency plans and lead site incident response until a member of the Factory Leadership Team is on site.

The Successful Applicant

Candidates should be:

  • Qualified with NEBOSH general certificate.
  • Knowledgeable on Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Understanding of behavioural based safety leadership.
  • Highly experienced and have previous work experience in a complex FMCG manufacturing environment.
  • Competent in leading, coaching and developing a high-performing team.
  • An effective an effective problem solver, with experience of fault diagnosis and continuous improvement.
  • Familiar with owning / running budgets and the re-forecasting process
  • Holding a track record of working across teams to deliver continuous improvements.
  • Results driven in a commercial and operational environment.
  • Able to provide 'hands on' support and leadership.
  • Comfortable working an 8 hour rotating shift pattern, including earlies, afternoons and nights.
  • Please contact Natalie Hudson at Michael Page Birmingham.

What's on Offer

  • Hugely competitive basic salary.
  • Opportunity for career progression.
  • A chance to join a company that offer training and development.
  • Please contact Natalie Hudson at Michael Page Birmingham for further information.
Natalie Hudson
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Phone number
+44 121 230 9387

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Operations Management
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Natalie Hudson
Consultant phone
+44 121 230 9387
Job reference