Job Description

Recruit4staff is proud to be representing their client, a leading plastic company in their search for a Shift Manager to work in their leading facility in Deeside.

For the successful Shift Manager, our client is offering:

  • £42,900 Per Annum
  • Rotating shift pattern over 7 days: 4 on 4 off (2 days, 2 nights) 7AM – 7PM and 7PM to 7AM
  • Permanent position
  • Immediate start is available.
  • Employee Assistant Programme

The role – Shift Manager:

  • To support the Production Manager in the day-to-day running of the production operation, assisting with the scheduling and supervision of activities of the team;
  • Undertake health and safety assessments; ensure correct PPE is issued and always worn.
  • Set and review daily performance targets with operators.
  • Measure & challenge performance targets at agreed intervals throughout the shift
  • Conduct regular MDI level 1 meetings to monitor performance and investigate downtime & waste issues as they occur providing preventative actions where possible.
  • Implement changes to improve efficiencies in all Production Departments in conjunction with the Production & CI Manager and Production Improvement Coordinator.
  • Report quality issues
  • Report machine breakdowns to maintenance & raise in SAP.
  • Responsible for the general discipline of the shift by managing time and attendance, monitoring absence and return to work interviews. Monitor and control breaks.
  • Control manning levels across all shifts.
  • Review and monitor training requirements for the team.
  • Take part in continuous improvement activities, 5s, Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  • Site security – including closing the factory in line with shift patterns.
  • Work a rotating pattern and demonstrate flexibility to cover other shifts when required.

What our client is looking for in a Shift Manager

  • Experience in a similar role – ESSENTIAL
  • Strong people management skills – ESSENTIAL
  • Knowledge and experience in Lean Manufacturing processes – ESSENTIAL
  • Experience working in plastics manufacturing – DESIRABLE

Key skills or similar Job titles:

Manufacturing Manager, Senior Manager, Shift Manager, Production manager, business unit manager, Food Packaging, Packaging, BRC

The Shift Managers position is Commutable From:

Chester, Deeside, Wrexham, Ellesmere Port, Queensferry, Sandycroft

For further information about this Shift Managers position and/or any other positions please apply now

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Recruit4staff which is operating as a recruitment agency, agent, agencies, employment agency, or employment business.

Job Reference: opp-17366

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