Shift Manager - FMCG Manufacturing

£35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
08 Aug 2017
05 Sep 2017
John Pollard
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Shift Manager

Great brand; great people! Can you help drive operational performance in this fast-paced food manufacturing environment?

Role: Shift Manager
Location: Staffordshire
Salary: circa £40k

Shift Manager – The Candidate:

  • Must have previous experience in a Shift Manager role in a fast-paced food manufacturing environment, preferably chilled.
  • Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and coaching skills – be passionate about people and their development.
  • Must be experienced in continuous improvement and able to create an environment where team members consistently push for improved team performance and productivity.
  • Will ideally have exposure to lean manufacturing tools and techniques such as SIC, 5S, Kaizen, SMED, etc.

Shift Manager - The Role:

  • To lead a multi-disciplined shift team on a 24 hour, 7 day a week operation in the manufacture of food products.
  • To ensure the factory meets its KPI targets around Safety, Performance / Efficiencies, Waste, etc.
  • Maintain a safe working environment with focus on zero accidents.
  • Coach employees to fulfil and exceed the requirements of the job.
  • Ensure ongoing smooth operations of Factory through effective employee engagement and industrial relations management.
  • Lead continuous improvement teams to drive forward changes in plant/process/products to improve on all KPI's.

The Company:

  • My client is a market-leading manufacturer of branded and own-label food products to all the major retailers.
  • This is a great time to join them as they continue to invest and grow.

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity then please send a copy of your CV quoting ref JP/2479 in the subject field to or call John on 0845 003 6872.

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