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Shift Manager

The Sterling Choice Ltd
Peterborough / Spalding
£37k - 40k per year + benefits
Closing date
20 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Operations, Production
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Shift Manager - Fresh Produce

Location: Peterborough / Spalding

Salary – Circa 37k – 40k + benefits

Shift pattern: 2,2,3 days

We are currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated Shift Manager to join our dynamic team in the fresh produce sector.

Recent acquisition and investment resulting in new aspirations and the people within it, could your skill set develop our operation & yourself further here?

Committed to delivering high-quality fresh produce products while ensuring operational excellence, client shorts do not happen here!

If you’re a free thinking leader, capable of inspiring, motivating and engaging a team then this is for you!

  • Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and manage the shift production operations, ensuring efficient and timely processing of fresh produce.
  • SPQCD Mantra
  • Manage and lead a team of production staff, providing guidance, training, and performance evaluations to foster a culture of teamwork and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate closely with other departments such as procurement, logistics, and quality assurance to ensure seamless coordination and smooth operations.
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance productivity, reduce costs, and minimize waste.
  • Maintain accurate production records, reports, and documentation for internal and external audits.


  • Previous experience in a production management role within the fresh produce or FMCG sector.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a team to achieve production targets and maintain high standards of quality and safety.
  • Excellent organisational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficiency in using production management software and tools.
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment with varying production demands.


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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