Night Shift Production Manager

29 Jun 2017
29 Jul 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The organisation

A leading FMCG Food manufacturer seeking to recruit a Night Shift Production Leader

The Role

To lead colleagues and manage all aspect of the manufacturing operation for a designated shift (or equivalent) ensuring that agreed production plans are met and all manufacturing standards are adhered to. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead, co-ordinate and prioritise activity across a shift to deliver productivity and efficiency targets in line with agreed production plan
  • Ensure the adherence of all food manufacturing safety and quality standards by all teams on shift safeguarding the delivery of great tasting, high quality food products
  • Review operational trends across the shift to identify and act upon opportunities that make sustainable improvements in quality, performance and profit
  • Lead the ongoing development of the SHE culture, promoting adherence to manufacturing guidelines, accident investigation and audit recommendations to support and improve health and safety in the working environment
  • Ensure that strong communication and information flows are maintained within the operations team to ensure that immediate issues are resolved and ongoing items and trends are shared with the broader operations community
  • Forecast and control labour requirements, direct and indirect, to meet production plan requirements and customers’ expectations within budget
  • Monitor and review team capability, ensuring all staff are clearly focused on their key objectives and developed to maximize their potential

The candidate

  • A good standard of education; excellent literacy & numerical skills
  • Ability to understand, communication and report clearly in English
  • Demonstrate analytical skills – ability to pull actionable insight from data
  • Prior experience of leading a team and resource planning in a people intensive, manufacturing/ FMCG environment
  • Advanced Food Hygiene Accreditation
  • HACCAP Level 3 Qualification
  • Experience of managing large numbers of people in complex manufacturing environment
  • Level 3 Health & Safety – IOSH

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