Shift Manager

Petrie Recruitment
Newport (Casnewydd)
From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
14 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Job Elements: Department: Production Report to: Design Plant Manager Background • Mon-Fri x3 8hr shifts, 6-2, 10-6, 2-10 • Achieving Shift production plan on time and on schedule • Ensuring all product is transferred to the receipt area on a timely basis. • Identify & participate in training requirements and development needs within the team. • Identify, lead and participate in continuous improvement initiatives, assisting the team to ensure that best practice is embraced and rolled out • Maximise efficiency of the manufacturing and packaging floors, ensuring that labour is correctly and efficiently managed throughout the shift. • Ensure that waste is kept to a minimum. • Ensure compliance with all environmental, Health and safety regulations and agreed Quality standards. • Prepare shift reports and communicate performance KPI’s to management and team as well as departmental communications, team briefs, etc. • Managing team leaders and Operatives to ensure KPIs are achieved and exceeded • Maximising performance, quality, material and labour utilisation, costs and savings • Develop an environment of Continuous Improvement The ideal candidate will have: • A strong manufacturing, engineering or quality background. • A proven track record in driving process and procedural change. • A structured and disciplined approached to problem solving. • Previous management experience. • A genuine desire to challenge ‘the norm’, being key driver for necessary improvements. For further vacancies, please visit Follow us on Receive updates via LinkedIn: This job was originally posted as