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Production Shift Manager

Industrial & Manufacturing
£30,000 to £32,000 Per Annum
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For more information about this job please contact:

Nicole Gadsby
01234 347069

This is such an exciting time to join a leading brand within their industry. You will be working within a busy Warehouse and Distribution team as a Production Shift Manager

My client is seeking an additional Production Shift Manager to join their team. Your role will be to help my client build on their success and assist in delivering to their customers increasing demands. 
This production facility is based on the outskirts of Bedford, and are responsible for the manufacture and production of water drainage products for the Construction industry.
They operates on 3 x shift rotation, 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am Monday to Friday.

The main responsibilities and duties for this role include, but are not limited to:-

Management of the Team

Manage staff time and attendance and absences.
Manage holiday requests ensuring sufficient trained staff are in place to deliver the production plan.

Staff Development

Manage and conduct staff training and assessments using the Skills Matrix.
Ensure staff are assessed for the tasks they perform using the Skills Matrix and the associated SOPs and Risk Assessments.

Health and Safety

Have a clear understanding of health and safety requirements for a manufacturing environment.
Understand risk and COSHH assessments and adheres to their requirements.


Chair the morning production meeting.
Deliver and receive shift handover meeting with colleague to ensure all necessary information is communicated and understood.
Work with the production planner to ensure delivery of the required production plan through coordination of mould changes and deployment of staff.

The Person

The successful person will:-

Have good, proficient people management skills.
Ideally be trained to, or working towards, the ILM level 3 certificate.
Possess good PC skills - use of MS Excel, MS Word, MRP system, MES system.
Have good numeracy skills.
Be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.
Demonstrate good communication skills.
Be assertive and confident.
Be driven to achieve results and suitably demanding on others.
Have an attention to detail / critical appraisal skills of quality standards.
Have a positive, 'can-do' attitude.
Be flexible, can swap/change shifts to provide cover, including nightshift.
Show willing and able to work paid overtime when required.

In return they offer a competitive salary with 25 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, Company Pension Scheme and Private Healthcare is offered after a qualifying period.

Working hours are 37.5hours per week, Monday to Friday, on rotating shifts 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm. The nightshift operates from 10pm-6am on a set period basis. A nightshift premium is paid for hours worked. Some flexibility will be required.