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Our client is a market leading ambient snacking business based at a number of sites throughout the North West. They are currently looking to recruit a talented and dynamic Shift manager to form part of the management team at a key strategic manufacturing facility. Successful applicants will be required to manage the on the production requirements plans of the business by driving forward new initiatives, whilst at the same time leading, developing and motivating a team of shift operatives. Applicants will also have experience in dealing with the manufacture of products for all major retailers and actively encourage a culture of continuous improvement within a secure H&S conscious environment. They will also have a good track record of providing production/yield increases within previous roles, whilst also being able to show efficiency improvements through labour control and waste minimisation.
Successful candidates will be proven manufacturing professionals, who have developed and progressed their careers within the food industry with ambient experience being desirable but not essential. They will have a track record of driving change and development to improve both personnel and site performance through a highly developed and adaptive leadership style. Applicants must be forward thinking and commercially focussed, understanding the impact that their actions have on the bottom line. Finally, you will be an enthusiastic, credible and self-motivated individual with high energy levels and a ‘can do’ attitude, whilst also being an outstanding communicator, able to drive cultural change, engage with the site teams and influence attitudes to adopt and impose new strategy and good factory practice.