Shift Manager (Nights)

JOB: Production Shift Manager
COMMUTABLE FROM: Thetford, Ely, Downham Market, Norwich, Swaffham, Attleborough
JOB TERM: Permanent
SHIFT: 4 on 4 off (18.00pm to 06.00am)
SALARY: £35k plus per annum plus shift allowance

Production Shift Manager required for a manufacturing company based in the Suffolk. A skilled and experienced Production Shift Manager required to over see a night shift production team, reporting into the Manufacturing Manager, as part of the Management Team. The Production Shift Manager will be responsible for delivering efficient and on time production schedules, making quality products, cost control and improvement.

To create a culture through empowering of continuous improvement and change management to increase profit and quality of service

Key tasks & accountabilities of the role include, but are not limited to:
• Demonstrating leadership, create a team environment which allows a continuous improvement culture to develop & ensure that your team have a clear understanding of their roles and accountabilities.
• Ensure that sufficient, appropriately trained resource is available to consistent deliver food safety, quality and GMP standards by visible presence on the factory floor
• Actively promote a Health and Safety culture
• Ensure that planned maintenance requirements are delivered in full by the night shift team & continuously promote the need to identify changes in process/method that will lead to productivity improvement.
• Work closely with support functions & ensure that there are clear communication flows between different shift teams and with other functional departments.

Essential/Desirable skills should include:
• Proven FMCG or food manufacturing experience
• Coaching and problem solving skills
• Ability to interpret data
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proven experience of delivering continuous improvement
• Self-motivated and highly flexible
• Able to lead and motivate the shift management team
• Proven experience of delivering change management
• Proven experience of managing performance in people, process and plant
• Lean, 5S, SMED or other CI techniques.

Experience and Skills required:
• Experience & knowledge of lean manufacturing practice
• Minimum Managing Safely (IOSH) accredited
• Knowledge of GMP
• Safety Level 3/CIEH Health and Safety Level 3/Food Safety Level 3
• Fluent with Microsoft IT packages
• Knowledge of planning & operations KPI’s

Personal Characteristics:
• Be a strong people person, with the ability to drive and develop those around them
• Have a strong curiosity
• Always willing to go the extra mile

Please click to apply for this role online or contact Sam Hunt or Chris Taylor on 01603 615511 or email today!

Job Summary

Job Title Shift Manager (Nights)
Location Norwich
Job Type Permanent
Salary £37k
Last Updated 10/07/2018
Reference SF41191
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