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Shift Production Manager

Lead a high-performing Production shift for a fast-growing industrial food production site
  • South West
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Highly competitive
  • pension & 25 days holiday (+ statutory)
  • Food & Drink, Production
  • 22/16060/7

Our client

  • A multinational family-owned food production company originally based in South-West France, and now operating from almost 40 countries worldwide
  • The business behind the world-renowned brands, their products are internationally regarded for their exceptional quality standards and innovation capacity
  • They also produce a range of private-label desserts, fruit-conserves, dairy, bakery and free-from products for major UK retailers
  • Their state-of-the-art facility based in the South West has allowed them to far exceed both the expectations of their customers and the production capabilities of their competitors
  • Culturally they believe in people above all else, and their continued success is owed to the focus on developing and empowering all individuals within the business
  • They are currently in a period of significant growth and investment, and are now looking to expand their Operations team with a new Shift Production Manager


The role:

  • We are looking for a tenacious Shift Production Manager to join our dynamic Production department and oversee one of three shifts, rotating over a 6-2, 2-10, 10-6 operation
  • You will be responsible for ensuring high performance of the team through effective team management, scheduling, training evaluation
  • You will be the first point of contact for all staff on shift and be responsible for deciding appropriate actions in the event of any process failure
  • Deliver against all production, quality, and health and safety targets as defined by the business
  • As Shift Production Manager, you will work closely with the Manufacturing Manager to evaluate, motivate and progress staff


Ideal candidate:

  • 2+ years supervision / management experience within industrial FMCG environment
  • Strong understanding of food and chemical safety and hygiene
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement tools and a natural ability to identify improvements
  • Ambitious and driven to achieve maximum potential from teams, coaching and empowering along the way
  • Experience working in a 3+ shift environment
  • A hands-on and capable leader with excellent time-management skills


Benefits & details:

  • Site-based Sunday – Friday, 3 shift rotation (6-2, 2-10, 10-6) at a modern state-of-the-art facility situated beautifully along the River Frome
  • Salary dependent on experience, plus wider package including pension
  • As Shift Production Manager you will have the opportunity to work for a fast-growing market-leader with a focus on continued investment for their UK operation
  • Strong commitment to training & development, with long service recognition and rewards


Please send your CV using the form on this page, quoting reference 22/16060/7. Confidentiality assured.

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Toby Williams
Consumer Recruitment Consultant
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Consumer Recruitment Consultant
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