Shift Manager

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    Norwich, Norfolk

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    £29000.00 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Laura Hudson

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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We are currently looking for a Production Shift Manager for our clients near Wroxham.

Role Details

Health and Safety
Promote and support a safe working environment and foster a culture of 'safety first' and 'make it safe'.
Ensure that all H&S policies are adhered to by employees and contractors provide training where required, and report any concerns to the Operations Manager.
Drive continuous reduction in accidents on your shift.
Co-ordinate with departments to complete risk assessments as required and close out actions generated from these assessments as directed by the Operations Manager.

Operations Strategy
Develop and implement business unit operational strategy. Continually review and adjust the strategy in line with internal and external changes.
Develop, review and deliver positive KPI results in People (H&S), Quality, Cost and Service that deliver against the operations strategy.
Identify and implement plans to ensure any gaps with meeting the production plan are filled prior to Production starting.

Team Management
Establish shift requirements in skill set and core staff required, set out and maintain plans to achieve these requirements.
Develop and lead the shift team to ensure they are engaged, high performing and deliver green KPIs.
Coach and develop the teams to use SIC tools and effectively use them to resolve root cause issues.
Encourage an environment of support and challenge amongst the team and a sense of pride and passion. manage on going performance and succession of direct reports. Build teams through skills assessment, training, coaching, feedback and support.

Labour Control
Manage the availability of labour against the plan.
Identify areas of improvement, through spend or line optimisation to improve labour control against each product.

Continuous Improvement
Through analysis of performance data, identify performance gaps, trends and improvement opportunities and communicate internally using visual management standards in production and internally to Operations Manager.

Site Communications & Engagement
Lead by example ensuring appropriate cross functional alignment & engagement with all support functions as appropriate to the site needs and the benefit of the business as a whole.
Actively manage all shift communications with all internal and external stakeholders. Passionately promote the site with customers and internal stakeholders. Engage & build good working relationships with shift team and cross functional Managers.

Candidates should have food production experience within a fast passed client driven environment.

This role is shift work between the hours of 6am-midnight to include weekend work.

Own transport is essential.

For more information on this role please call the Morson Norwich office on 01603269925