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Shift Manager

Ref #: 956961_1642070521
Dom Birchall 13/01/2022
Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire Not Disclosed Loughborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £38000 - £40000 + overtime £
Type: Permanent
Date: 13/01/2022
Shift Manager

Are you a talented Shift Manager, or are you aiming to be one?

Can you demonstrate that you have a proven track record of achievement in production management?

If so then you could be perfect for my client.

Please note: In this position you'll be needed to work shifts in unsociable hours (Mon-Fri 3 shift rota) . Full details of how this will work will be revealed at interview.


The Role:

In the Shift Manager role you'll report to the Production Manager and will be primarily responsible for effectively managing production departments to ensure that customer expectations are exceeded and internal KPIs are achieved in the 24/7 (three shift) environment.

Specific tasks include:

  • The co-ordinate the utilisation of manpower and equipment
  • Developing plans to ensure that there are adequate manning levels to achieve production targets and delivery dates
  • Motivating workforce to achieve optimum levels of quality and efficiency
  • Driving the adoption of the process control system (PCS)
  • Carrying out performance reviews and disciplinary procedures in liaison with HR
  • Ensuring adequate manning levels to achieve production targets and delivery dates

The standard working hours for this job are across a 3 shift rotation pattern (Monday - Friday).


The Candidate:

To be the right person for this Shift Manager role you will need direct experience of and have a proven track record of achievement in production management.

We also need you to have prior experience of managing operational and production teams and driving performance to achieve agreed KPIs.

It's important that you also have the following:

  • Strong communication skills, able to build strong working relationships with colleagues
  • A proven track record of achievement in production management
  • A good understanding of manufacturing principles processes and techniques

You'll also need to be the following:

  • Happy working a weekly rolling three shift rota (Monday -Friday)
  • Big on quality, ensuring highest possible levels of customer satisfaction are achieved and maintained
  • A leader, happy to coach, mentor and support all Team Leaders to optimise performance
  • Driven to promote and deliver operational excellence and efficiency at all times

Is that you? If so, send us your CV.


The Package:

The basic salary for the Shift Manager role is between £38,000 - £40,000 per annum. You can also earn significant overtime in this role.

You'll also receive other benefits which include the following:

  • Overtime available on improved rates
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Enhanced holiday leave for continuous service


The Company:

They've been around since 1973 and they are a specialist industrial engineering and manufacturing business with a number of production facilities across the UK and mainland Europe.

They're a company that people really enjoy working for. People join them for many reasons, such as they:

  • Empower their employees, allow the guys on the ground to make decisions on projects that will aid in their delivery and customer satisfaction
  • Offer an excellent, flexible and extremely welcoming working environment
  • Have strong employee loyalty, leading to low staff turnover
  • Have excellent overtime rates available


Think that this Shift Manager role is right for you? Then we'd love to hear from you.

Click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews.


You could be right for this Shift Manager position if you've previously worked as any of the following: Shift Manager, Shift Engineering Manager, Shift Manufacturing Manager, Shift Production Manager, Operations Shift Manager or as a Shift Supervisor or similar looking for a step up into your first Shift Manager role.

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