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Shift Operations Team Leader / Shift Production Team Leader

Job Description

Shift Operations Team Leader / Shift Production Team Leader


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


Salary and Benefits: £27,500 - £30,000 + 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


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 proven experience leading a team within a FMCG or Manufacturing background

-          IT literate – fully versed in MS Office & SAP

-          Good verbal and numerate skills

-          Excellent communication skills

-          Proactive: can deliver short actions to drive improvement

-          Ability to engage effectively with the line/area team to maximize performance

-          Results driven, can push self and motivate others to deliver outstanding results

-          Able to work under pressure and deliver results to a defined deadline

-          Ideally have an IOSH qualification

-          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.  The post holder will be responsible for 17 people working in their busy sort plant area of the business.


Main Purpose of Job:
To lead and take responsibility for one of eight shift area teams. To take accountability for five key metric areas for the area/shift: EHS, quality, service, finance (yield & labor costs) & people (engagement, training and attendance)
To fundamentally and proactively deliver short time frame objectives against each metric through engaging with the area 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 be a part the asset care programme for the chosen asset group

-          To promote team engagement in the structured performance improvement project

-          To closely work with the operations manager/OpEx team to optimize plant/asset performance

-          To deliver proactive area communication via shift huddles

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

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

-          To engage in the site OD programme to ensure the area/shift has the appropriate skills/flexibility

-          To ensure shift surveillance is delivered

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