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Shift Manager


Job Description:

Job Title: Shift Manager

Location: North Wales, Wirral, Merseyside

Salary: £42,000


The Company:

My client is a market leading food manufacturer that has seen impressive growth in its sector over the last few years. An opportunity now exists for a Team Leader to play a key part in driving change.


The Candidate:

We’re looking for a graduate calibre individual who can drive change, who thrives on responsibility and who wants to make a real difference.


You’ll have a significant amount of high-speed production management experience in FMCG or food manufacturing along with a strong track record of performance improvement on both a personal and organisational level.


You’ll be a role model for your team, always delivering the very highest standards and working with openness, honesty and integrity. Your well-developed influencing skills will make you successful in this key role.


The Role:

  • Communicate and consistently implement Company policies (H&S, Housekeeping etc)
  • Liaise with engineering to ensure plant is operating to optimal standard and ensure action is taken as appropriate
  • Accountable for KPI’s on an hourly/daily basis.
  • Use and promote CI techniques to deliver agreed KPI’s
  • Manage the performance and behaviour of all team members in line with current procedures.
  • Conduct investigations in a timely manner (H&S, food safety, conduct issues)
  • Labour management – recording of holidays etc.
  • Control breaks to maximise throughput & hygiene.
  • Ensure plant, labour and materials are available to meet the daily production plan
  • Accurately record hourly waste, efficiency and yield by line and action any non-conformances
  • Ensure accurate recording of all downtime on OPE sheet and where required generate five why analysis and ensure appropriate action is taken
  • Input OPE information onto toolkit database at end of shift & verify
  • Propose and implement corrective actions to link in with Company Quality team activities and all audit requirements
  • Train, coach and develop all staff as required and maintain skills matrix process


To apply, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref LO/16403 to [email protected] or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463 or 07792 466140.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Manufacturing