Production Shift Manager, Hull

Competitive + benefits
03 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Production Shift Manager, Hull

We’re looking for an inspirational and motivated Shift Manager with excellent communication and leadership skills and a flexible approach to work. 

Role Overview

This is an exciting and ambitious time here at Jacksons, and this role will offer you the opportunity to contribute to our continued growth as a business, and make a real difference to our people and our processes.  You will be responsible for the delivery of our factory KPIs through effective leadership of your team, and for supporting and delivering a culture of continuous improvement.

This is a shift role that follows a rotating pattern, working days, nights and weekends. 

You will report directly to the Supply Chain Controller, and be responsible for the production, hygiene and despatch teams on your shift whilst also working closely with our engineering and quality teams.  

Key Responsibilities 

  • Leading and motivating teams to achieve their targets and meeting the highest levels of engagement, motivation and attendance whilst driving development to maximise your team’s skills.  
  • Ensuring efficient and cost effective control of all operations and resources.
  • Ensuring that hygiene, health and safety regulations and procedures are met.
  • Liaising with other departments and managers to ensure that production runs efficiently
  • Scheduling and controlling operations to meet to meet delivery dates and minimise downtime
  • Managing and developing colleagues to maximise their individual contribution and skill-set. 

About You

  • You will have previous experience of managing production lines and delivering factory targets within a food manufacturing environment. 
  • You are a practical problem solver, eager to take on new responsibilities and challenges. 
  • You will have excellent people management and communication skills.  
  • You are an effective decision maker with a strong attention to detail.

Why Jacksons?

Jacksons is part of William Jackson Food Group, a sixth generation family business founded by William Jackson when he opened his first shop in Hull in September 1851. Today we have a portfolio of five food businesses in distinct, yet complimentary market areas, employing over 2,000 people. We also have a pub!

We have occupied the current site in Hull since 1907 and we now have 3 bread plants in our main bakery. We recently developed a second bakery, also at our site in Hull, which specialises in premium quality roll, wrap and ciabatta production.

We specialise in the supply of bread and other carriers to the sandwich manufacturers, foodservice and export channels, and in 2012 we launched our consumer facing brand “Jackson’s Yorkshire’s Champion”.

Please note we reserve the right to close this recruitment campaign before the advertised closing date. As such, we advise you to submit your application at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.  

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