Shift Operations Manager

Worksop Permanent
  • The client is an exciting FMCG manufacturer based in Worksop
  • The Shift Operations Manager will work a panama shift pattern of 12hr days

About Our Client

The client is a successful and exciting FMCG manufacturer based in Worksop.

Job Description

The Shift Operations Manager will work a days based 12hr panama shift pattern to:

  • Lead, coach and support Team Leaders to drive operational excellence within the factory, always striving to meet and exceed targets for tonnage, cost and number of happy customers.
  • Report daily and weekly KPI's, offering a detailed account of variances to the production plan, Health & Safety, people and engineering priorities.
  • Drive accountability and the culture for safe working practices in partnership with the Health & Safety Lead and shift leadership team.
  • Be accountable for and drive standards on food safety and legislation requirements and in-house quality standards always with our end customers in mind.
  • Identify training needs for the team and individuals and ensure adequate coaching and training to enhance flexibility by following an agreed training plan including mandatory compliance training and in-house on the job skills training.
  • Promote a continuous improvement environment, identify constraints or bottlenecks and pull a team together to identify and resolve the issue and partner with your counterparts to drive the solution.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of operational metrics, performance, and improvements.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Shift Operations Manager will have:

  • Expertise in food/FMCG manufacturing environment with a passion for continuous improvement and a site wide mentality which extends beyond production to all areas of the business.
  • Continuous improvement experience and proven quantitative data to support improvements or savings of time or money
  • A coaching and developing management style and ability to train teams
  • Awareness of continuous improvement concepts and practices.
  • Understanding of Health and Safety best practice and current legislative requirements
  • A good level of experience gained in a high-speed volume manufacturing environment
  • Supervisory experience with broad working knowledge of relevant safety legislation
  • Pragmatic, adaptable, resilient and humble
  • Well-practised planning, organisation and scheduling skills
  • Someone who loves the pace and excitement of FMCG manufacturing
  • Ideally financial and budget control experience
  • Hungry for a challenge and keen to build something from the ground up

What's on Offer

The Shift Operations Manager will

  • 257.5 hours of holiday per year, plus an additional 8 hours per year of service (to a total of 5 years)
  • 39 hours of pre-booked well-being days to support good wellbeing and self care.
  • £500 personal learning & development budget
  • Employee discount
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Pension with NEST
Erica Modena
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Phone number
+44 113 388 9021

Job summary

Job function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Production, Manufacturing
FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods)
Contract type
Consultant name
Erica Modena
Consultant phone
+44 113 388 9021
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