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Production shift Manager

Job Description

Production Shift Manager

up to £40,000 per annum

3 Shifts


An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Production Shift Manager to join the team at their manufacturing site in Wigan.

As a Production Shift Manager, you will work with the Plant/Production Manager, Shift Managers and Maintenance Manager to deliver and improve plant performance. You are responsible for all Production line activities on site including safety, quality and volume output.

You will be required to report on KPIs and explain your Production lines performance against targets and responsible to manage, coach and develop your team to a high standard and create a culture of responsibility and accountability for safety, quality, line performance and output.

The role requires a natural leader and able to balance the right culture working closely with production operatives creating an atmosphere of trust and confidence.

You will have experience as a Team Leader or Manager leading a team in a similar environment/industry previously. You must demonstrate an ability to lead and motivate the team and proactively take responsibility in order to be successful in the position.

Key responsibilities of Production Shift Manager:

  • Sets and maintains high standards for Health and Safety, Quality, housekeeping and output to plan.

  • Ensure work activities consistently meet quality, safety, cost and delivery specification.
  • Provide feedback to team members during the working shift on the things most likely to maintain and improve performance.
  • Promptly identify poor performance/unacceptable behaviour - and bring it directly to the attention of the team member concerned, ensuring that the correct Policy/procedure is followed.
  • Actively encourage team members to freely report actual and potential variations in quality.
  • Undertake the performance reviews of team members and identifies training needs and solutions.
  • Make recommendations for improvements involving people and processes.
  • Keeping immediate Manager informed about activities, results and achievements.
  • Ensures information about problems and opportunities is clear, accurate and provided with appropriate urgency.
  • Lead team meetings
  • Organises and co-ordinates cover (Breaks, Absence, Holiday) within their shift (or area of plant) to ensure efficient, smooth, and continuous running to meet production plan priorities.

Key Requirements of Production Shift Manager:

  • IOSH or equivalent H&S qualifications

  • Continuous improvement experience
  • Experience of volume manufacturing
  • Management experience in a fast paced, manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience of managing and leading a team in a manufacturing/production environment

Interviews are taking place immediately, to be considered click 'APPLY' today.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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