Zest Recruitment

Operations Shift Manager

£45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
08 Sep 2017
06 Oct 2017
Caroline Johnson
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Operations Shift Manager
Location: Hampshire
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + Benefits

After a new challenge within a manufacturing environment for an expanding and much loved and well recognised business producing great quality and innovative products?

The hiring company is an established manufacturer that has consistently developing its ever-growing product list and team. With its exciting and modern way of working- they are looking for a real team player and switched on senior leader to support the team and work closely with the senior team on site.

Are you the perfect addition to this exciting business?

The Operations Shift Manager will:

*Make end to end decisions- taking ownership and optimising production and supply chain functions.
*Lead and implement lean methodologies across the factory to deliver productivity improvements.
*Deputise for the Operations Manager when required
*Create long term strategies for the company
*Build strong customer relationships at senior level with major customers
*Engage with the Senior Leadership team
*Develop the team to deliver world class results as you will be accountable for results impacted by people performance and capability.
*Cover everything from recruiting to motivating for the team -ensuring the effective day to day line management of staff.
*Develop and drive quality improvement processes within production.
*Accountability for operational costs and budget responsibility.
*Organizing and maintaining inventory and storage areas

If this sounds like the role for you, and you have a proven track record of managing staff, creating a positive working environment and also challenging existing ideas and systems within the manufacturing environment- do not hesitate to apply for this opportunity. It will also be beneficial however if you understand have an IOSH qualification and a strong understanding of lean manufacturing - having a minimum of a six sigma green belt would also be highly desirable.

In addition to this, you must also have experience within the food manufacturing environment and of previously worked in a role such as an operations manager, supply chain manager, factory manager, manufacturing manager, operations supervisor or value stream manager, but having a positive and proactive outlook will undoubtedly allow you to make the most of this latest opportunity.

This role will also be commutable from places such as Newbury, Southampton, Salisbury or the county of Hampshire.

To be considered, please click Apply, send your application to cj@zestfoodjobs.co.uk or alternatively contact Caroline at Zest on 01173252999.

Here at Zest we specialise in placing professionals, like yourself, into the food and drink manufacturing industries in areas such as Technical, supply chain, NPD and Caroline Johnson looks after roles such as a Production Team Leader, Production Manager, Production Supervisor, Shift Manager or Operations Manager.