Who is our client?

Our client is an established, multi-site FMCG manufacturing business producing a broad range of market leading brands. Due to an internal promotion, they are now looking for a high-calibre Shift Manager to join their manufacturing team and play a key role in delivering change and ensuring continued growth.

The role requirements

Reporting to the Production Manager you will be responsible for the leadership and development of a multi-skilled team, working to ensure all departmental KPIs are achieved.

You will promote a high-performance culture through strong leadership and the ongoing coaching and mentoring of your team.

Your team will play a key role in supporting the site’s CI agenda and you will work closely with colleagues across the business to ensure that this continues to evolve and develop.

You will ensure that a strong ‘safety first’ environment is maintained by leading by example and challenging any non-conformance.

Shift Pattern: 4 on/off (2 days/nights).

What sort of people are we looking for?

Ideally qualified to degree level, you will have experience of leading teams in a food, drink or FMCG manufacturing environment and a proven track record in delivering results.

You will be somebody who can inspire and energise a team, deliver improvements, manage change and develop people.

You will have knowledge and experience of a number of manufacturing tools and methodologies (a background in TPM would be ideal).

Confident in your approach, you will be comfortable working with colleagues at all levels across the business and will have excellent communication and presentation skills.

Health and Safety is paramount, so any relevant qualifications (IOSH, NEBOSH) would be an advantage. You will also need to be able to give examples of how you have improved H&S during your career.