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Shift Manager

Silven Recruitment Limited
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh
Closing date
11 Apr 2021

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

Shift Manager



Monday – Friday / 6am – 2pm and 2pm – 10pm


Job Reference: GG/8861

The Company

A food manufacturer whose products delight shoppers. They have several facilities around the UK with a head office in the South East. They produce famous brands as well as a number of retailer private label products. This year, they are investing £millions to improve the capabilities of their manufacturing facilities and creating a wider portfolio of great tasting products.

The Role

  • Operate within a site Management team to achieve KPI targets for production lines e.g. (safety, waste, efficiency, overpack/giveaway, machine uptime, conformance to plan, etc.)
  • Assist in implementing plans as agreed with the Site Operations Manager – to support, manage and drive improvement plans, CI initiatives and organise resources to deliver the overall Edinburgh site improvement strategy. 
  • Management of employees including line leaders to ensure optimum utilisation of plant, people, process and materials and achievement of KPI’s within your designated area.
  • Lead and drive agreed change programmes.
  • Promote and practice through personal example behaviours consistent with the Company vision and mission.  Provide guidance, support, and leadership to others in working to these values.
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience working as a Shift Manager or similar, or an experienced Line Lead looking to further develop.
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and coaching skills – be passionate about people and their development.
  • IOSH, with a strong appreciation of H&S
  • Ideally you will a Food Safety / Hygiene Qualification, but this isn’t essential has happy to consider people outside of the food / drink sector.
  • Ideally candidates will have a manufacturing excellence qualification / or be Lean Sigma Green Belt certified etc. This training can be provided for the right candidate.

Next Steps

To apply for this role, please contact Gilbert Gregory at Silven on either 07487732962 or quoting reference GG/8861.


The Silven team is full of passionate, committed and personable people, who have built their careers recruiting into their specialist markets.

We’ve developed many long standing client and candidate relationships along the way; mainly because we delight in helping companies to realise their plans and in assisting candidates to advance their careers.

If you are a client or candidate seeking advice and a service based on experience and knowledge of your market, we’d love to hear from you. Contacting us could be the best thing you do today.

Find Us
0845 0036872
Clarence House
4 Clarence Street
M2 4DW
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