A Career with Us...

We are always on the look out for determined, enthusiastic people who are passionate about a career in recruitment. At OA, we can support your development and you can be part of a very exciting time in the companies' future...

Contact Michelle Bacon on 01707 377088 or email your CV in the strictest confidence to info@oa-uk.co.uk


Production Shift Manager

Reference: 1801-28EK
Sector(s): Warehouse & Logistics
Salary: £25,000 Per Annum
Benefits: Benefits
Town/City: Shefford
Contract Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 09/01/2018 08:19:00
End Date: 20/02/2018

Are you an experienced people manager with a technical mind, from a production environment and seeking a new challenge?

We are seeking Shift Managers for our client’s production operation to help them build on their success and to deliver to their customers increasing demands.  This production facility is based in Shefford. It operates on 3 shifts, 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am Monday to Friday.

The Role

The role of Shift Manager is to manage and lead a team of (c.15 to 20) production operatives. You will be accountable for the health and safety of the team ensuring that tasks are performed in accordance with SOPs (standard operating procedures), Risk and COSHH assessments. You will also be accountable for the manufacture of product in accordance with the production plan and the documented quality standards.

It is important that you can learn the technical production process so you will have evidence of previous technical learning in your work history, for example from a technical manufacturing environment.

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

Management of the Team

  • Manage holiday requests ensuring sufficient trained staff are in place to deliver the production plan.

  • Conduct investigation and disciplinary interviews.

  • Ensure processes are followed to ensure quality standards and packing specifications are adhered to.

  • Coordinate periodic internal stock counts of key components and consumables.

    Staff Development

  • Ensure staff are assessed for the tasks they perform using the Skills Matrix and the associated SOPs and Risk Assessments.

  • Use the Skills Matrix to identify training needs for staff to both manage staff progression and ensure the correct balance of skill availability across the production team.

  • Update the health and safety compliance system with Polymer Production staff training details.

    The Person

  • Have good, proficient people management skills.

  • Ideally be trained to, or working towards, ILM3 certificate.

  • Possess good PC skills – use of MS Excel, MS Word, MRP system, MES system.

  • Demonstrate good communication skills.

    They offer a competitive salary with 25 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays, a Company Pension Scheme and Private Healthcare after the probation period.

    Established in 1995, Osborne Appointments is an independently owned recruitment agency specialising in the supply of temporary, contract and permanent placements. OA are committed to placing the right candidate in the right job every time and pride ourselves in outstanding levels of Candidate Satisfaction
    Thank you for your interest in this position. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your application will be reviewed by one of our qualified consultants within the next 48 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time period, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.
    We hope you will apply for future roles that we advertise regularly on this website. In order to keep up to date with all our recruitment activity, please like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and sign up for free email job alerts on our website.
    This vacancy is being advertised by Osborne Appointments who are acting as an employment agency / business