Shift Manager - Food Manufacturing

WR Group Limited
Crediton, Devon
£Highly Competitive DOE
26 Jun 2017
24 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Shift Manager - Food Manufacturing 
£Highly Competitive DOE Plus Pension, Staff Bonus (for 2018), 25 Days' Holiday 

If you are a processing or production professional from a food manufacturing environment, this is a brilliant opportunity to take on an exciting, new challenge with a progressive business. 

Our client's high quality milk-based drinks and related products are loved and enjoyed by thousands of customers throughout the UK. They are now looking for a Shift Manager to join their team. 

Constantly striving to improve and innovate, our client is dedicated to challenging themselves and their employees. In this important role, you'll have the chance to contribute to the company's ongoing success and make your mark on a vital business function. 

As the Shift Manager, you'll manage the operational efficiency of our client's Production function. 

Reporting to the Factory Operations Manager, you will ensure that the production shift meets KPIs and all efficiency optimisation and wastage targets are met. 

Specifically, you will: 

- Line manage the Shift Production Team, including workforce planning, staff supervision and training 
- Make sure that work is completed within set deadlines 
- Ensure that all food safety, technical and quality standards are met 
- Identify continuous improvement opportunities within the Production function 

To be considered, you will need: 

- Strong processing and/or production management experience in a food manufacturing environment 
- Experience of continuous improvement, QA and/or lean manufacturing methodologies and implementations 
- Previous experience of operating at senior management level 
- Team management experience and a positive team management style 
- Experience of setting and operating within budgets 
- An awareness of technical and legislative parameters 

Commercially aware and analytical, as the Shift Manager, you'll be a confident communicator who can motivate and inspire others. Excellent planning, prioritisation and time-management skills are also key. 

A recognised dairy or management qualification would be beneficial to your application. 

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