Shift Manager

£28000 - £32000 per annum
26 Sep 2016
24 Oct 2016
Caroline Johnson
Contract Type
Full Time
Role - Shift Manager
Salary - £28,000 - £32,000
Location - Dorset

Are you looking for your next challenge in the food industry by taking on this new production shift manager role in Dorset?

This well recognised company is a food manufacturer that provides chilled products to retailers nationwide, distributing millions of products every year. With their evolving and energised workplace, they are constantly aiming to better themselves and push their staff to be the best they can be. In order to achieve this, they are now looking for an operations manager to help develop and manage the manufacturing process.

The Shift Manager will:
*Deliver all manufacturing KPI's and budgets to target
*Be responsible for ensuring production is both on time and as efficient as possible whilst maintaining high levels of quality.
*Identify training and development needs of staff and carry out disciplinary & grievances as appropriate.
*Build, maintain and promote a Continuous Improvement (CI) culture, encouraging TPM and Lean Manufacturing tools
*Lead, inspire and manage the manufacturing team, creating a highly engaged workforce
*Be a representative for Food Safety, Health & Safety & Quality and represent company standards at all times.
*Be able to fill in time sheets and also machinery reports.
*Consistently identify opportunities to improve quality and reduce cost
*Have experience covering aspects of production management

If this Production Shift Manager opening sounds like the opportunity you have been looking for, and you have a proven track record of change management and challenging existing ideas and systems within the manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for this senior production manager opportunity. This is undoubtedly an amazing opportunity for an ambitious individual with dreams to really make their mark on a great company.

You may also have come from other similar roles such as an Operations Manager, Manufacturing Manager, Production Manager, Production Team Leader or Supervisor, Shift Manager, Line leader or alternatively a Section Manager role. You may also be located nearby in Dorset or willing to relocate to the south west for this great new opportunity!

To apply, please click Apply or alternatively, contact Caroline at Zest Solutions on 01173252999 or at

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries. Also get in touch to find out about similar roles within Manufacturing such as a Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Manager, Factory Manager, Dairy Manager or Bakery Manager or alternatively Quality and Technical areas.