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Shift Manufacturing Team Leader / Shift Operations Team Leader / Shift Production Team Leader

Job Description

Shift Manufacturing Team Leader / 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.