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Job: Shift Production Manager

Title Shift Production Manager

Salary £40,800

Full Time/Part Time FT

Location Great Yarmouth

Job Information

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Manufacturing, you will ensure the smooth running of production day to day whilst driving longer term improvements. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Taking accountability for your team’s delivery against all departmental KPIs, highlighting potential risks and identifying solutions ahead of time (including H&S, quality, labour and waste).
  • Managing and coaching your team to be highly effective in their roles whilst minimising short and long-term skills gaps: reviewing performance, identifying & creating training needs and development opportunities.
  • Supervising resource levels, with attention to seasonal demand. Identify opportunities to reduce labour spend where possible without compromising schedule adherence, quality, safety or waste.
  • Ensuring compliance to all company policies and procedures, systems and paperwork.
  • Championing continuous improvement with your team, developing concepts into viable change projects.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing Methodology would be advantageous (Six Sigma, TIMWOODS, Root Cause Analysis)
  • Liaising closely with other teams to advise on production capabilities for new product concepts alongside identifying EPD opportunities.

The Candidate

We’re looking for an inspirational and decisive leader with proven success in a food manufacturing or FMCG environment. A good understanding of the technical and quality aspects of food production is essential along with a solutions-led approach to ensuring the continual smooth running of the production function. Excellent communication and organisation skills coupled with the ability to recognise training needs are also vital so that you can lead a team to achieve set KPIs and individual development targets. You must also have outstanding people management and leadership skills with a natural flair for engaging, supporting and motivating your team to excel.

The Hours and Benefits

  • Working a rotational shift pattern of 4 on 4 off (2 x 6am – 6pm, 2 x 6pm – 6am, 4 x day off)
  • Private Health policy and life insurance
  • Up to 5% contributory pension
  • Salary of £40,800 per annum
  • Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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