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Production Shift Manager - Nights

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£35,000 - £40,000
Closing date
3 Jan 2022

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Food Manufacturing
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Production Shift Manager - Nights

Job ref: 7886 | £35,000 - £40,000 | Cambridgeshire

The company

This role is working for a global, branded food processor that was founded on a set of principles and a vision to provide high quality products and service to all their customers worldwide.

The job

The purpose of your role as Production Shift Manager is to effectively coach and develop a pro-active Production and Hygiene team that will strive to achieve, and improve, ongoing business objectives and KPIs.

Key tasks:

  • Oversee the production processes, manage the day-to-day production schedule, and ensure all production functionality is cost effective.
  • Oversee the hygiene processes to ensure the factory is cleaned to a high standard in line with agreed specifications and compliance with current legislation and industry best practice.
  • Ensure the production schedule is updated regularly and any changes are discussed and agreed with the planning team.
  • Embrace and encourage a continuous improvement culture.
  • Manage the training process, ensuring all relevant training requirements are planned and carried out effectively.
  • Ensure all HACCP requirements are adhered to.
  • Ensure safe systems of work are adhered to at all times and any accidents and incidents are investigated.

Your experience

You will have a strong food manufacturing production track record together with excellent man-management skills (managing a team of direct reports up to 150 people).

You will also have:

  • Excellent numeracy, literacy, and computer skills.
  • Good understanding of Lean principles or similar.
  • Strong understanding of production planning and control of KPI’s, specifically labour.
  • Understanding of current GMP practices in line with BRC guidelines

More details

The Production Shift Manager job is based in Cambridgeshire and is paying £35,000 - £40,000 according to your experience.

The holiday entitlement and benefits include 19.5 days holiday per year, matching pension contribution of up to 6% of basic salary plus 2x salary Life Insurance.

This is a permanent night shift role. The working hours are a rotating pattern of Week 1 - Wednesday to Saturday, Week 2 - Thursday to Saturday, 8 pm to 8 am.

How to apply

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