Shift Leader

Silven Recruitment Posted 20/01/2020
  • North Wales, Wirral, Merseyside
  • + benefits
  • c£33K
  • CH/6480

The Opportunity

Shift Leader


Job Title: Shift Leader

Location: North Wales, Wirral, Merseyside

Salary: c£33K + benefits


Due to a company restructure my client is looking to recruit a Shift Leader for their site based in North Wales.

The Candidate:


  • We’re looking for a graduate calibre individual who can drive change, who thrives on responsibility and who wants to make a real difference.
  • You’ll have a significant amount of high-speed production management experience in FMCG or food manufacturing along with a strong track record of performance improvement on both a personal and organisational level.
  • You’ll be a role model for your team, always delivering the very highest standards and working with openness, honesty and integrity. Your well-developed influencing skills will make you successful in this key role.


The Role:

  • Communicate and consistently implement Company policies (H&S, Housekeeping etc)
  • Maximise efficiencies through agreed staffing levels
  • Liaise with engineering to ensure plant is operating to optimal standard and ensure action is taken as appropriate
  • Accountable for KPI’s on an hourly/daily basis.
  • Use and promote CI techniques to deliver agreed KPI’s
  • Manage the performance and behaviour of all team members in line with current procedures.
  • Conduct RTW interviews, grievance hearings and disciplinary hearings (up to verbal warning stage)
  • Conduct investigations in a timely manner (H&S, food safety, conduct issues)
  • Labour management – recording of holidays etc.
  • Control breaks to maximise throughput & hygiene.
  • Ensure plant, labour and materials are available to meet the daily production plan
  • Accurately record hourly waste, efficiency and yield by line and action any non-conformances
  • Ensure accurate recording of all downtime on OPE sheet and where required generate five why analysis and ensure appropriate action is taken
  • Attend the daily production meeting to present a summary of the last 24 hours production
  • Input OPE information onto toolkit database at end of shift & verify
  • Propose and implement corrective actions to link in with Company Quality team activities and all audit requirements
  • Train, coach and develop all staff as required and maintain skills matrix process


The Company:


  • My client is a market leading food manufacturer that has seen impressive growth in its sector over the last few years.
  • An opportunity now exists for a Team Leader to play a key part in driving change.


To apply, please send a copy of your CV quoting ref CH/6480 to or for a confidential discussion, please call me on 0161 832 7463.