Shift Manager

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Shift Manager based close to the Lutterworth area.

The position is working with an internationally respected manufacturer who have multiple sites across the UK.​​​​​​​Responsible for all Production activities when on site (safety, quality, output and budgeted costs).

This includes reporting KPIs, explaining performance to budget.

When no other senior management on site (‘out of hours’) acts as Site Duty Holder (H&S, security, maintenance etc).

Pro-actively working with the Plant Manager, other Shift Managers and Maintenance to improve plant performance.

Train, coach and develop staff and create shop floor responsibility and accountability for safety, quality, line performance and output.Training and development of the production team.What’s in it for you as Shift ManagerBasic salary of £52189 per annum plus a shift allowance of £6419 totalling £58608.

Included in this package is 8% pension, 25 days holiday, Comprehensive employee benefit package.

Accredited training and personal development opportunities are also available within this position.The role is 48 hours per week, 12-hour shifts, rotating Monday to Thursday, 6am till 6pm one week, then 6pm till 6am the following week.

Main Responsibilities of Shift Manager

Sets and maintains high standards for Health and Safety, Quality, housekeeping, and output to plan.
Training and development of the production team.
Ensure work activities consistently meet quality, safety, cost, and delivery specification.
To provide feedback to team members during the working shift on the things most likely to maintain and improve performance.

Promptly identify poor performance/unacceptable behaviour - and bring it directly to the attention of the team member concerned, ensuring that the correct policy/procedure is followed.
Actively encourage team members to freely report actual and potential variations in quality.
Undertakes the performance reviews of team members and identifies training needs and solutions.
Make recommendations for improvements involving people and processes.
Keeping immediate Manager informed about activities, results, and achievements.
Ensures information about problems and opportunities is clear, accurate and provided with appropriate urgency.
Where there is concern over the quality of work, the matter is discussed and addressed with the people concerned using the applicable policy/procedure.
Takes responsibility for and keeps informed the Plant/Production Manager of any potential or actual conflicts between people.
Leads team meetings.
Organises and co-ordinates cover (Breaks, Absence, Holiday) within their shift (or area of plant) to ensure efficient, smooth, and continuous running to meet production plan priorities.



Must have competencies, skills and experience as Shift Manager:

Experience within Health and Safety, IOSH preferably within the ISO 45001 framework.
Experienced in providing leadership and line management to the shift team.
Ability to plan a variety of tasks and activities to benefit the line.
Ability to work with other stakeholders in developing improved performances.

Desirable competencies, skills and experience of Shift Manager:

Use of google platform including google mail, google sheets and presentations.
Good understanding of customer deliverables and the impact of failure/cost of poor quality within a ISO 9001 quality management system framework.
Substantive experience in using CI lean techniques, Green Belt preferably.

This Shift Manager role offers a fantastic opportunity to join an industry leading multinational business.

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  • Location: Lutterworth, England
  • Salary: £52000 - £52189 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Posted: 05-Jan-2024
  • Posted on: careers4a.com