Production Shift Leader

DR Newitt
Up to £29K p/a
01 Sep 2017
01 Oct 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

On behalf of an excellent client, we are looking for an experienced production leader based in Bedfordshire. You must have the ability and experience to effectively manage a team to ensure operations and facilities are up to standard.


  • Responsible for maintaining health and safety standards, using available engineering and SHE resource where required.
  • Ensure all safe systems of work, risk assessments and safe working practices are followed and weekly reviews conducted.
  • Apply lean manufacturing principals and continuous improvement techniques.
  • Ensure the highest possible standards of hygiene are maintained at all times.
  • Ensure the correct use of protective clothing and any other safety equipment.
  • Effectively manage the team including recruitment, rotas, appraisals and holiday allowance inline with company procedure
  • Identifying training needs and organising accordingly with as little disruption to daily operations as possible; recording and maintaining accurate records of all training.
  • Maintaining and continually improving agreed standards of quality and ensuring the implementation of quality assurance procedures.
    Ensures the accurate recording and reporting of KPI and OEE data on a daily basis.


  • Experience of working within food manufacturing
  • Ability to deliver cost savings to agreed targets
  • Ability to monitor and record KPIs and OEE’s
  • Good communication and verbal skills
  • Knowledge of automated production systems.

Whats on offer:

  • Salary up to £29K
  • Rotating weekly pattern between days and nights

If you find this role of interest, please contact Leonna @ D R Newitt

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