Shift Manager

Posted 26th November 2018 (3 weeks ago)
  • North West/Cheshire/Greater Manchester/Lancashire
  • + benefits
  • c£40k
  • CH/3988

The Opportunity


Shift Manager 


This is an excellent opportunity for a Shift Manager to join a market-leading food manufacturer in the North West.


Role: Shift Manager – this is a shift-based role including days and nights

Location: North West/Cheshire/Greater Manchester/Lancashire

Salary: c£40k + benefits


Shift Manager – The Candidate: 


  • Must have previous experience in a Shift Manager or Days based Production / Manufacturing Manager role in a manufacturing environment either Food or FMCG.
  • Will ideally be degree qualified in food sciences, engineering or technical discipline.
  • Able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and coaching skills – be passionate about people and their development.
  • Must be experienced in continuous improvement and able to create an environment where team members consistently push for improved team performance and productivity.
  • Will ideally have exposure to lean manufacturing tools and techniques such as 5S, TPM, Kaizen, etc.


Shift Manager – The Role: 


  • To lead a multi-disciplined shift team on a 24-hour, 7 day a week operation in the manufacture of food products.
  • To ensure the factory meets its KPI targets around Safety, Performance / Efficiencies, Waste, etc.
  • Maintain a safe working environment with focus on zero accidents.
  • Coach employees to fulfil and exceed the requirements of the job.
  • Ensure ongoing smooth operations of Factory through effective employee engagement and industrial relations management.
  • Lead continuous improvement teams to drive forward changes in plant/process/products to improve on all KPI’s.


The Company: 


  • My client is a market-leading manufacturer of food products to all the major retailers.
  • The company are keen to develop employees and provide career development opportunities.



If you are interested in hearing more about this fantastic career opportunity, then please send a copy of your CV quoting ref CH/3988 in the subject field to or call Carole on 0161 832 7463.