Shift Manager - Northwest/Cheshire/Greater Manchester

Silven Recruitment

  • Location: Northwest/Cheshire/Greater Manchester
  • Job Type: Shift Manager
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: c£50k + benefits
  • Date Posted: 13/12/2023
  • Expiry Date: 13/01/2024

Shift Manager


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


Role: Shift Manager.
Location: Northwest/Cheshire/Greater Manchester
Salary: c£50k + benefits


Shift Manager – The Candidate:

  • Must have previous experience in a Shift Manager or Days based Production / Manufacturing role in a manufacturing environment – 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 multi-site market-leading manufacturer of food products.
  • 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 HM/15560 in the subject field to or call Hannah on 0161 832 7463.