Production Shift Manager

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary £30000 - 35000

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1444998

 Job Description

Management of the production facility ensuring the optimisation of throughput and efficiency, while minimising waste and ensuring customer expectations are met on time and in full. To oversee product quality and product process controls.

Company Benefits;
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 31 days annual leave
  • Free car parking

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assume responsibility for the day to day management of production staff, including recruitment, training, appraisal, grievance and disciplinary activity. Instill proactive, team oriented culture ensuring positive employee relations.
  • Implement new quality systems and procedures for the company, such as taking the company through BRC Accreditation.
  • Ensure performance of critical tasks to maintain product quality
  • Ensure corrective action is implemented if product/procedures deviate from the standard.
  • Direct the production team with respect to meeting schedules and delivery dates. 
  • Implement best working practices and operational methods in order to maintain plant competitiveness.  Develop and implement improvements in production methods.
  • Identify actual or potential problem areas and provide technical advice regarding production methods.
  • Provide “hands-on” assistance with shop floor production on an as needed basis.
  • Ensure effective shop floor housekeeping and the maintenance of plant and equipment in accordance with legislative Health and Safety requirements.
Essential Relevant Experience;
  • Not less than 2 years experience in the food processing industry
  • Good knowledge of relevant Health & Safety legislation and quality standards
Desirable Experience;
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience in staff training
Essential Skills & Competencies;
  • Good organisation, problem solving, and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, including strong presentation skills
  • Results focused with ability to work on own initiative
  • Computer literate
  • Dependable and reliable
Desirable Skills & Competencies;
  • Constructive in developing production staff
Able to work flexible hours as required
Hours to be discussed at interview