Production Shift Manager

18 May 2018
08 Jun 2018
Jack Baker
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

This role is responsible for the leadership and strategic development, delivering shift performance and Safety, Quality, service and cost through a process of utilisation effective resource allocation. People development and developing a culture of continuous improvement within an FMCG Manufacturing environment are important aspects of the role.

Client Details

My client is a high performing FMCG Food Manufacturer based in Essex, who specialise in organic fresh products that is distributed and sold across the UK. This is a great opportunity for an experience Production Shift Team Leader to join a successful business and work locally.


  • Senior person on shift and focal point for all out of hour's requests and escalating any concerns in an agreed time line to the line manager or senior management as required.
  • Maintaining a strategic view of the business, with responsibility for productivity, £1.25m controllable spend, direct labour, consumables, quality and waste Responsible for ensuring resource provision to meet operational processing requirements, in liaison with Line Manager.
  • Own the shift labour plan of up to 50 heads, holiday cover, sickness cover & skills matrix for both permanent & agency staff.
  • Performance management of direct team, conducting performance appraisals, identifying development needs and offering coaching and mentoring in areas as required.
  • Responsible for motivating team on shift to achieve best possible product quality.

  • Profile

  • Proven track record in a leadership role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills for both internal and external relationships
  • High standard of personal motivation & initiative
  • Ability to respond positively to working within a pressurised environment

  • Job Offer

  • Great opportunity for a FMCG Shift Manager to work local in Essex.
  • Attractive salary on offer to reflect experience.

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