Manufacturing/Production Team Leader

Shift Manager

Ref: 654| Posted: 9th Aug 2018

This vacancy is now closed

Shift Manager (Food Production Environment)– Full time, Permanent

Our client is currently looking for Shift Manager to join their team in Southampton. 

Core purpose of the Shift Manager job:

  • Meet set production targets.
  • Manage / coordinate production to required quality standards.
  • Implementing Lean Manufacturing.
  • Meet and set quality standards.
  • Manage safety across site.

The hours are…

  • 6am – 3pm Monday to Saturday
  • 2pm - 10pm (Finish) Monday to Friday
  • 10am – 6pm Monday to Friday
  • (you will work one in every 3 Saturdays)

As a Shift Manager you will be:

  • 2 hourly production updates
  • Report on budget variance/ wastage and giveaway.
  • Implement lean to improve efficiency and reduce waste reduction .
  • Control and Approve overtime daily.
  • Identify short falls of skill levels.
  • Forward planning of production lines
  • Escalate all stoppages
  • Plan holidays and holiday cover .
  • Attend manufacturing monthly quality meeting.
  • Support department audits.
  • Complete the appropriate section of NCN’s.
  • Assist/troubleshoot into quality failure as appropriate.
  • Participate in monthly factory health and safety meeting.
  • Conduct quarterly safety inspection.
  • Prepare and execute risk assessment programme.
  • Coach and mentor staff.
  • Implement lean manufacturing.
  • Report daily performance and review downtime daily.
  • Complete GMP audits.
  • Liaise with loading team to meet vehicle loading times.
  • Daily staff planning.
  • Lead by example .   

Skills required for this Shift Manager role:

  • 5 years’ experience in similar position.
  • Enthusiasm/ self-starter .  

Desirable skills:

  • Have FMCG (food ideally) experience
  • Basic food hygiene HACCP Level 2
  • Occupational health and safety certificate
  • Managing a multi-skilled production team
  • 5S SIC TPM Lean Six Sigma

In return for your skills you will receive a competitive salary.

If you have the required experience, I want to hear from you!

Just hit the Apply button to forward over your CV for the Shift Manager role.

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