Production Shift Manager

  • £50000 to £60000 Per: annum + Benefits: Excellent Benefits!!
  • Wrexham, Wales,
  • Permanent
We are recruiting for a Production Shift Manager with strong people management skills to join a global supplier of packaging solutions based in Wrexham working continental shifts, an excellent salary and fantastic benefits!!

As Production Shift Manager you will be working continental shifts 2 days, 2 nights, 4 off, and will be offered a salary in the region of £50-60k per annum plus excellent benefits as below!

Reporting into the Plant Manager, you will be leading a team of up to 30 production staff on shift with the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain a safe and secure working environment
  • Promote correct segregation of waste, regular inspections and investigating environmental incidents
  • Maintain quality standards and facilitate the implementation and adherence to Hygiene and HACCP systems
  • Set targets, track daily achievements, make appropriate adjustments in resources and organisation, analyse results, identify and implement actions to attain desired result.
  • Promote and drive continuous improvements for the team and the production department (through 5S, implementations of improvement ideas, SMED and any other lean manufacturing techniques)
  • Input, retrieve, and evaluate information to and from computer systems to evaluate performance of shift
  • Set and manage clear expectations for team members: behaviour, performance, teamwork, training.
  • Ensure all standards and procedures are followed (safety rules, 5S routines, quality checks, SOP, etc.). If deviate take necessary actions to come back to standard.
  • Establish and maintain an employee relations climate of trust and confidence with employees and their Union Representatives which will promote achievement of Plant and Company goals
  • Review the performance and personal development of your team and identify high potential employees and successors, supporting development to next level
  • Manage manning levels (right skills for right job) and ensure integration of new team members
  • Absence Management.
  • Coaches team members on standards of performance and to develop as appropriate
We are keen to speak with applicants with the following skills and experience:
  • Previous experience in a Production Manager, Shift Manager or similar role is required
  • Strong people management skills with some experience of change management
  • Proven success in implementing lean manufacturing techniques with demonstrable results
  • Hands on manager 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 data analysis, as well as in house systems for planning

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 Production Shift Manager role in more detail!
Imogen Wilson National Recruitment Centre Manager 0117 906 5808

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