Production Shift Manager – Chilled Foods

£45,000 + Additional Benefits
19 Apr 2018
19 May 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Production Shift Manager – Chilled Foods

West London

£45,000 + Additional Benefits  

One of our top clients is looking to bring in a Production Shift Manager to join their business at this really exciting time. Based in West London, this Production Shift Manager liaise closely with the Planning Team to ensure that production plans are optimal and achievable prior to being issued. They will also manage and motivate the production supervisors ensuring that they are sufficiently skilled and capable to carry out their roles.

The business are one of the leading companies within the chilled foods world and are a highly premium and instantly recognisable brand. A £600m business, they have just invested in a brand new, state of the art engineering facility in order to generate and innovate all new products going into the second half of 2018.

Other important features of the Production Shift Manager position will include the conducting of daily production meetings at the start of each day and on shift change, in order to effectively communicate the production plan and resolve day-to-day problems. Ensuring all technical procedures and policies are adhered to, conducting regular audits, maintaining high standards of safety within production, ensuring high standards of hygiene are met are all key responsibilities of this role that will need to be undertaken.

There are many facets to this position that can explained in greater detail if required. The right candidate will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and will also be able to form strong relationships, as this is important in maintaining a high level of service and quality. Negotiating and networking skills would be an excellent asset to have along with a highly organised approach to working in logical and systematic way.

Other Key Skills Include:

  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast past and challenging environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Proficiency in resource planning
  • High attention to detail
  • Mathematical ability
  • Good judgement and analytical ability
  • Computer literate
  • Team building, leadership and management skills
  • Have the ability to act decisively and motivate

The right candidate will be someone that meets the above criteria along with the managerial experience to successfully undertake the responsibilities required. As mentioned, this is an excellent time to join a highly innovative market leader working within a brand new facility in the heart of West London.

To be considered for the position please call James Fowler on 0113 205 4970, alternatively send your CV to

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