Manufacturing Shift Manager

Manufacturing Shift Manager

Job Title: Manufacturing Shift Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: 13405/001_1493387737
Contact Name: Christine Edwards
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 28, 2017 14:55

Job Description


Circa £49000 + SUPERB PACKAGE



A leading manufacturer based in Greater Manchester is looking to recruit a Manufacturing Shift Manager to join their expanding production department. The manufacturer has grown rapidly as a business with output and activity doubling over recent years.

This position is easily commutable from Rochdale, Oldham, Bolton, Middleton, Manchester and Bury.

In the role of Manufacturing Shift Manager, you will be responsible for providing strong leadership and ensuring the manufacturing team deliver on all site targets.

Duties and responsibilities for the successful Manufacturing Shift Manager include:

  • Manage the manufacturing function on shift and ensure targets are met; Safety, Quality, Cost & Delivery
  • Provide effective leadership via Team Leaders and ensure company standards and procedures are adhered to
  • Identify and deliver continuous improvement projects and encourage participation from team members
  • Carry out appraisals, personal development plans and arrange training
  • Carry out disciplinary procedures
  • Work with colleagues to improve wider business processes and site performance
  • Deputise for Site Manufacturing Manager when required

Our client is looking for a high calibre, experienced Manager who can motivate and develop the team in a continuous process production environment.

You will have strong communication skills, the ability to encourage improvements and achievements on both the business and individual levels and be experienced in delegating tasks to allow for strategy development.

You will have working knowledge and experience of modern lean manufacturing and continuous improvement techniques. You must also be able to demonstrate when you have implemented this in the workplace.

On Offer:

  • £45K basic + £4,200 car allowance
  • 8% pension
  • Health Care
  • 24 x 12-hour shift holidays + 3 x 12-hour shift holidays based on good attendance (total 27 x 12 hour shift annual holidays)

Click APPLY NOW or contact Christine Edwards at Morgan Ryder Associates on 0151 480 2300 to discuss in more detail.

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.