Shift Manager

Luton Bennett Limited
Melton Mowbray
£24.5k - 26k per year + £800 bonus, £2450 shift allowance
29 Sep 2016
28 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Shift Manager (Production Manager/Food) Melton Mowbray – Leicestershire 4 on 4 off (6am – 6pm – DAYS only) £24,500 - £26,000 base £2450 shift allowance Bonus (£800 in 2015) Pension Training Shift Manager required by a growing British food manufacturer who can offer further leadership training (external & internal) & progression. This role has become available because of continued growth. The company pride themselves for re-investing in the business & staff. They offer a great bonus from the company profits and good progression opportunities. The successful candidate will come from ANY manufacturing background and will have experience of managing team leaders and dairy operatives. You must have experience of managing at least 15 people as you will manage 60 people in this role. The remit of this role will be to oversee a team of 60 dairy operatives as well as team leaders that will report into you directly. Reporting into the Dairy Manager you will be responsible for a specific section of a dairy environment and ensuring that it is running efficiently. You will be responsible for motivating the team to ensure maximum productivity and quality is achieved. You will play a key part in driving the business’ efficiencies forward, you will help implement lean manufacturing techniques and maintain quality and health and safety standards across the whole department. This is an excellent chance to join a respected food manufacturer whose products are in all major retail stores across the UK. The role will suit strong leaders with a positive attitude towards staff progression and someone who enjoys getting involved in other aspects of the business such as improvement projects. The role: Managing a large team of multi-skilled production operatives - Lead, motivate and develop team. Manage supervisors and dairy operatives indirectly. Ensure that production plans meet business needs/demands. Help implement improvements to manufacturing processes. The Person: Experience managing 15 employees in a manufacturing/production environment. People management experience. Knowledge of health and safety/quality standards. This job was originally posted as