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Shift Team Managers

Job Description


£53,000 per annum


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Shift Team Manager to join a leading manufacturer at their site in Seaforth.

The purpose of the Shift Team Managers are to manage and direct the activities of a group of Operators to achieve and exceed planned safety, quality and output targets for the assigned shift.

The Responsibilities of the Shift Team Manager will involve:

  • Ensuring that routine quality and safety inspections are correctly carried out.
  • Manage the Operators, carrying out performance reviews, training, and personal development
  • Responsible for managing absences, sicknesses, holiday cover and return to works (with HR)
  • Ensuring all the shifts run smoothly
  • corrective actions from audits are made and maintained.
  • maintenance checks are made, and maintenance activity carried out where appropriate.
  • departmental hygiene and line cleanliness standards are maintained at all times.
  • Prepare for and conduct shift handovers with other Team Managers.
  • Quality levels for the assigned lines.
  • Safety standards and results for the assigned lines.
  • Manage the motivation and development of the assigned staff, including appraisal of Operators. Carry out disciplinary procedures, in accordance with company procedures.
  • As part of the continuous improvement process, review and identify improvement opportunities, recommending solutions to Manufacturing Manager.
  • Manage the Operators to achieve improvements to line performance including by participation in improvement teams as required.
  • Carry out accident investigations

The Requirements of the Shift Team Manager are:

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • HNC Level Education or equivalent
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Good work ethic
  • knowledge of Health & Safety/ quality procedures
  • Food/ Chemical/ Process/ or manufacturing background preferred.
  • Lean Manufacturing skills
  • Commercial awareness

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business with opportunity for structured career progression.

Interviews will be taking place over the next week 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.

Please note that calls to and from the offices of Morgan Ryder Associates Ltd. may be monitored or recorded. This is to ensure compliance with regulatory procedures, record business transactions and for training purposes.