Production Shift Manager

West Lothian
15% Bonus + Package
19 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Alasdair Murray
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Eden Scott's client is a leading food manufacturer supplying a range of branded products to the UK, Europe and International markets. We are looking to recruit Production Shift Managers to support the growth of the business whilst driving world class manufacturing standards.

We have multiple roles available on different shifts including a day-based Monday to Friday position as well as positions on continental 4 on 4 off shift patterns working days and nights.

Candidates don't necessarily need to have previous food experience but must be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and people management / supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment.

Reporting to the General Manager you will promote a World Class Manufacturing environment through excellent leadership behaviours.


​ Manage a team of Operators to deliver the Business Plans.

​ Attaining KPI standards, identifying and implementing improvement opportunities.

​ Drive effective performance management using lean manufacturing techniques.

​ Focus on clear communication, plant handover, team briefs, team development, taking responsibility and accountability for open and honest communication.

​ Work to plant matrices, alert management team of any drift from targets etc.

​ Optimise the process and deliver site priorities by managing/leading Safety, Right First Time, Quality, Cost, People and Delivery.

​ Facilitate and deliver consistent training, coaching and mentoring.

​ Support up skilling of the operation teams.

​ Drive effective process management to deliver excellent quality standards


​ Previous supervisory / management experience within a manufacturing environment.

​ Ability to manipulate data and software systems to produce reports.

​ A working knowledge of lean manufacturing tools and techniques.

​ Previous food manufacturing experience would be advantageous but not essential!

Don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity, apply now. To discuss this role in more detail, call Alasdair Murray on 0131 550 1117.

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