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Shift Operations Manager

Job Description

Shift Operations Manager


Commutable from Brigg, Caistor, Doncaster, Gainsborough, Grimsby, Hull, Lincoln, Market Rasen, Newark, Retford, Scunthorpe, Wragby


Salary and Benefits: £45,000 + Pension



-          Opportunity to join an ambitious company in a rapidly expanding market


-          Lots of recent capital investment in site improvements and new machinery


-          Further Investment planned over the next few years


-          Work in a state of the art modern manufacturing environment


Company Information:


My client is a market leading company who operate in a specialist market who supply to a wide array of different industries. The site has recently been expanded and is full of modern state of the art technology and machinery. They are a modern thinking company and have plans to expand and grow in the coming years.


You must have the following:


-          Must have experience working as an Operations or Senior Production Manager within a Manufacturing or FMCG background


-          Must be a strong character and be able to implement changes and improvements


-          Must  be a good communicator and have excellent people-management skills


-          Must have the ability to lead, motivate and train staff


-          Must have experience of working to KPIs


-          Must have a pro-active approach to Health and Safety and  be up to date with legislation


-          Must have experience of GMP


-          All manufacturing backgrounds will be considered for the role including Packaging, Plastics, Food, Steel, Recycling, Pharmaceutical, Process


Role Information:


The position will be working on a 4 on 4off shift pattern including days and nights working a 6-6 shift pattern.


Main Purpose of Job:


To lead and take responsibility for one of four shift operations team. To take accountability for five key metric areas for the shift: EHS, quality, service, finance (yield & labour costs) & people (engagement, training and attendance)

.  To fundamentally and proactively deliver short and medium time frame objectives against each metric through engaging with the line/shift team.


Key Tasks and Accountabilities:


·         To promote a strong EHS culture: lead by example

·         To demonstrate an engaging but challenging leadership style

·         To actively own the asset care programme for the chosen asset group

·         To promote team engagement in the structured performance improvement project

·         To closely work with the CI team to optimise plant/asset performance

·         To create a structured communication process for the shift (shift huddles etc.)

·         Timely completion of all relevant safety Near Miss reported issues.

·         To activity participate in the departmental audit process: EHS,GMP.5S.

·         To ensure optimal shift flexibility through appropriate operator/shift engineer training programmes (demonstrated via an appropriate training matrix)

·         To ensure budgeted agency/overtime spend is delivered in line with the flexible shift

·         To ensure shift surveillance is delivered including T/L

·         Completion of all safety, operations, quality, process & reporting related documentation to a high standard of accuracy & legibility.

·         Timely completion of all relevant Quality related or Customer complaint reported issues.


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