Shift Manager

Silven Recruitment Posted 16/10/2019
  • North West, Cheshire, Greater Manchester
  • + benefits
  • c£40k
  • CH/6046

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 6am – 2pm and 2pm – 10pm
Location: North West/Cheshire/Greater Manchester
Salary: c£40k + benefits


Shift Manager – The Candidate:


  • Must have previous experience in a Shift Manager or Shift Supervisor 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 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/6046 in the subject field to or call Carole on 0161 832 7463.