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Shift Manager

Shift Manager

Job Title: Shift Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blackwood
Industry: Food Manufacturing
Reference: 12186_1718557796
Contact Name: Kayleigh Boyland
Contact Email:
Job Published: 16 June 2024
Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Shift Manager to join a leading manufacturer with an excellent reputation based in Blackwood.

Do you have previous FMCG experience and want to be part of valued team, who are recognised for hard work with company events and career progression opportunities …. If so, please read on.

Shift Manager Benefits:

  • £30,000 - £35,000 pa.
  • Monday to Friday 40 hours per week working morning and afternoon shifts.
  • Blackwood area.
  • 20 days plus bank holidays.
  • Company events.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Pension.
  • Free snacks.

Shift Manager Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that Food Safety is key at all times within all manufacturing processes and practices, and this is embedded within the culture of the organisation.
  • Ensure that all employees are meeting the required standards and targets in relation to output, quality, H&S, continuous improvement, etc.
  • Motivate, coach and develop your shift by setting, agreeing and reviewing individuals and department objectives, in line with business objectives.
  • Complete performance reviews with all employees on shift and ensure that the data is updated onto the skills matrix to support in identifying areas of risk to the business and where upskilling is required.
  • Motivate, coach and mentor the operational staff on your allocated shift ensuring that they are effectively performing and achieving targets, and any areas of concern are addressed promptly with the individual and the area Team Leader.
  • Support a culture of continuous improvement and continuously strive to identify areas of improvement that will support the improvement of site efficiency.
  • Ensure that employees are following and adhering to site policies and procedures; SOP's, Work Instructions, Safe Systems of Work, Accident Reporting, etc.
  • Support the Production Manager and the Planning and Procurement Manager in the development of the 6- week plan, offering advice and recommendations of improvement and where efficiency and output can be maximised.
  • Liaise with the Production Manager in relation to production performance and offer recommendations and suggestions of how efficiency can be increased within the area(s).
  • Support NPD in the production of trial productions runs.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of allergen control and segregation, to minimise the risk of cross contamination within the manufacturing environment.
  • Complete regular audits of the manufacturing area, advising where improvements can be made in the efficiency of the area/ department, and any areas of concern and share this information with the Team Leaders, enabling them to acknowledge the feedback and strive for continual improvement in their practices.
  • Proactively manage your direct reports absenteeism according to guidelines ensuring RTW meetings are taking place and also reviewing absence trends.
  • Work closely with the HR department to ensure that you are taking ownership and effectively manging employees and in accordance with policies and procedures; disciplinary, grievance, absence management, investigations, performance management, etc.

Essential Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a FMCG business.
  • Food Safety Level 2 in Manufacturing.
  • HACCP Level 2.

For immediate consideration, please forward your CV to Kayleigh at Vibe Recruit today.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Vibe Recruit is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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