Production Shift Manager

Tonbridge, England
Manufacturing and Engineering
GBP38000 - GBP40000 per annum 3,500 Shift Allowance
Carl Costigan

Pod Talent are delighted to be partnering a Global Beverage Manufacturing business on a critical new hire, we are currently looking for a Manufacturing Shift Manager to join their highly skilled team in Kent. In this role you will be responsible for leading a team of production specialists in a complex environment. Your primary responsibility will be to deliver strong results and constantly look for improvement activities in operations.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high performing business who offer excellent career development prospects. This is an initial 12 Month FTC however there is a strong possibility that the role will be made permanent after this period. Please note that this role is on a double days shift which operates between Monday and Friday from 6am - 2pm & 2pm - 10pm.

Key Requirements

  • First Line Manager responsible for leading the production teams on a shift and daily basis. Delivery of production plan and OEE performance for the area of control whilst maintaining and improving standards and policies, manage within established company guidelines and precedents  
  • Oversee Production, safety, quality, people within the specified production area on a shift basis. Primarily delivery of the shift results however also required to take active role in the longer term improvement activity and plans for the area.
  • Deliver a safe working environment delivering good quality products to agreed production plans whilst ensuring labour and yield controls are in place and being adhered to.
  • Leading the teams through regular performance reviews using short interval control and multi-disciplined teams. Generation of actions as an output of this process which will deliver improved performance before the next review point.
  • Proactive approach to improving safety and GMP standards within the area of responsibility
  • Engagement of teams to actively seek out performance and costs improvement opportunities wherever possible.

Key Requirements

  • Min 3 years’ experience of operating in a fast moving and complex production environment
  • Strong leadership competencies required with the ability to demonstrate a systematic approach to identify specific business improvement opportunities and problem solving
  • Be able to communicate effectively at all levels and ensure communications are clear and understood, be able to engage and motivate teams and union partners when adapting and adopting change programs
  • Experience of delivering sustainable improvement plans which have contributed to business success and transformation

Contact - Carl Costigan

Carl Costigan

Principal Consultant - Manufacturing & Engineering

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