Assistant Shift Manager

  • £40000 to £50000 Per: annum + Benefits: Excellent Benefits!
  • Wrexham, Wales,
  • Permanent
We are recruiting for an Assistant Shift Manager with strong people management skills to join a high volume production facility based in Wrexham working continental shifts, with an excellent salary and fantastic benefits on offer!!

As Assistant Shift Manager you will be working continental shifts 2 days, 2 nights, 4 off, and will be offered a salary in the region of £40-50k per annum plus excellent benefits as below!

Reporting into the Shift Manager, you will be leading a team of production staff on shift with the following responsibilities:

  • Supporting the Plant production function and Shift Manager and drive objectives forward in line with Plant KPI’s as well as stand in for the Shift Manager as and when required
  • Help achieve Plant KPI targets: Safety / Customer Complaints / Internal Quality Control / Production Efficiency / Spoilage / Housekeeping/plant condition (general Plant level and specific allocated machines)
  • Ensure that manning levels are maintained to agreed levels and that each shift is optimally utilised, sufficiently trained and well-motivated to achieve the Plant’s targets.
  • Ensure that the Process Leaders fulfil their roles and responsibilities.
  • Report on the Shift activity by ensuring that the relevant paperwork is completed as fully as possible.
  • Ensure the on-coming shift and the day-shift support team are aware of any significant deviations in the process areas or services.
  • In conjunction with the Shift Manager control the overtime budget.
We are keen to speak with applicants with the following skills and experience:
  • Previous experience in a Deputy Production Manager, Production Supervisor or similar role is required
  • Strong people management skills with some experience of change management
  • Exposure to lean manufacturing techniques would be advantageous
  • Hands on Supervisor who has the ability to have challenging conversations when required
  • Exposure to working in a heavily audited environment would be advantageous
  • Experience of working in a high volume fast paced environment
  • Ability to demonstrate good decision making in a demanding environment
  • Good IT skills including MS Office especially Excel for reporting
Benefits Include: 

  • Paid overtime
  • Full uniform, and laundry service
  • Family Health insurance
  • Death in service x4
  • Up to 10% pension contributions
  • EAP
  • Occupational Health and regular Health Surveillance checks
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Incentive Bonus
Please apply today or call us to discuss this Assistant Shift Manager role in more detail!
Imogen Wilson National Recruitment Centre Manager 0117 906 5808

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