Production Shift Manager

South Wales
£25000 - £30000 per annum
13 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Caroline Johnson
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Role - Production Shift Manager
Salary - £25,000 - £30,000
Location - South Wales

Is developing a team and improving efficiencies within a food manufacturing environment, where you really come into you own?

This successful company is a growing food manufacturer that produces much loved products to retailers and is constantly looking for ways to be at the top of their category. With this in mind, they have recently won a new contract and therefore are now seeking a strong all-rounder to lead their production and packing department during this exciting time. With a strong understanding of this industry and the right mind set- the impact you can have on this business and team is endless. It's without a doubt an exciting yet challenging environment so this is a role for a people person with a real passion and understanding of lean manufacturing. Are you the manager to lead this diverse team?

The Shift Manager will:
*Manage all aspects of packing and production on shift.
*Ensure that there is a safe working environment for all employees.
*Ensure that factory & product quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping is maintained at all times and improved upon in line with company standards.
*Support and develop a culture within their factory operation and support all recruitment in the department.
*Ensure that the workforce in their factory operation is well informed on relevant business news.
*Proactively look at ways to improve the factory operation through CI and Lean principles.

If this Shift Manager opportunity sounds like the role you have been looking for, and you have a proven track record of overseeing Team Leaders or supervisors within the food manufacturing operation - do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss this opportunity.

To be considered for this role, you may be currently working as a production manager within another food company, a senior supervisor or team leader or alternatively a Production Shift Manager looking for a new challenge and environment. Alongside this, having experience working in chilled, multi-component or bakery environments will also really allow you to hit the ground running!

This role is in the South of Wales and would suit someone living in Cardiff, Newport or the surrounding areas.

To apply, please click Apply or alternatively, contact Caroline at Zest on 01173252999 or send an email to

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. Also get in touch to find out about similar roles within Manufacturing such as a Production Supervisor, Bakery Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Operations Manager, NPD Manager, Factory Manager or alternatively Quality and Technical areas.

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