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Shift Lead / Shift Manager

The Sterling Choice Ltd
£35k - 38k per year + Benefits
Closing date
8 Jun 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Join Our Team as an Area Controller / Shift Manager - Where Every Decision Counts!

Are you ready to lead with passion and precision in a dynamic production environment? If you thrive on maximising efficiency, ensuring top-notch quality, and fostering a culture of safety, we want you on our team!

Position: Area Controller (Shift Lead / Manager)

Location: Holbeach
Salary: Circa 35-38k  
Shift Pattern: 2, 2, 3 Days Only

Why Us?

  • Thriving Environment: Be at the forefront of a production team that values innovation and excellence.
  • Growth Opportunities: We're committed to your professional development and success.
  • Competitive Salary: Earn a competitive salary ranging from 35k to 38k, with potential for growth.
  • Holbeach Location: Join us in the heart of Holbeach, where community and industry thrive together.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, monitor, and execute daily production plans to meet customer orders efficiently while maintaining high standards of quality and safety.
  • Lead and motivate production teams to achieve optimum performance, ensuring resources are allocated effectively.
  • Monitor performance metrics and quality standards, taking corrective actions as needed to meet targets.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address customer enquiries and resolve issues promptly.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations, conducting risk assessments and audits as required.

Skills & Experience:


  • Previous supervisory or management experience in a production environment.
  • Proficiency in IOSHH management safety standards.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships at all levels.
  • Attention to detail and strong time management abilities.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality and technical standards.
  • Experience managing KPIs and implementing process improvements.
  • Comprehensive understanding of GMP and health & safety protocols.

Direct Reports:

  • Production Team Leaders
  • MSOL1 & L2
  • Production Admin

This role is people centric, if you’re someone who love to develop people & teams this is the role for you!

If you're ready to make a real impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, apply now and join us in shaping the future of production excellence!


Recruitment specialists for the food manufacturing, FMCG and engineering sectors covering the UK and USA.  Contract, Interim, and Permanent specialists covering Engineering, HR, NPD/Process, Sales & Marketing, Operations, Supply Chain, and Technical.

We like to think we are a little different, taking a human-centric approach to recruitment. We match candidates and clients using shared values and visions alongside experience, qualifications, and ability.

We know that when candidates and clients have good synergy, great things happen. The Sterling Choice team are ‘people’ people and have come together from a variety of consumer-facing backgrounds such as customer service, sales, hospitality, and the leisure industry.

Company info
01733 391515

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