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Shift Manager

Lewis Garner Consulting
East Riding of Yorkshire
30 to 40k plus excellent benefits
Closing date
24 Mar 2023

Job Details

Production Management vacancy on permanent days, 6.30 am to 6.00 pm, Monday to Thursday only. 

Must have food industry experience, preferably some of which will have been from within a chilled environment, Ideally someone who is good with engagement and coaching.  Proactive, and hands on - a real people person but results driven.

Salary to 40k plus excellent benefits.


  • To establish efficient and sustainable production processes for each production line
  • To play a hands on role in managing, motivating, and directing the factory teams
  • To increase overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) through reductions in downtime, increases in line speed, and maximisation of yield
  • To carefully monitor, in conjunction with Supply Chain colleagues, the manufacturing demand and production volumes for the production lines and ensure that production schedules are efficient and achievable
  • To deliver conformance to plan
  • Maintain 100% service levels to Customers
  • To seek constantly for new ways to improve the factory efficiency and cost effectiveness whilst maintain quality
  • To monitor plant and liaise with Engineering in order to minimise plant related downtime and maximise overall equipment effectiveness
  • To maintain and improve working systems to reduce process waste, whether this be product or packaging waste
  • To constantly explore and implement methods of continuous improvement
  • To personally ensure that all aspects of Due Diligence (Food Safety, Quality and Legislation) are adhered to.
  • To personally take the appropriate and reasonable action in the event of witnessing a breach (or potential breach) of Food Safety, Quality or Legislation.
  • To ensure that all staff are trained to a suitable level
  • To actively manage absence, disciplinary, and recruitment processes within company policy and within labour laws
  • To carry out any relevant tasks as directed by the Operations Director



Established in 2002. Food manufacturing recruitment specialists. Multidisciplinary, across permanent, interim & contract positions.

Our core specialist areas are:

Operations General Managers / Factory Managers

Production Managers / Shift Managers

Area Managers / Team Leaders

Production Planners / Supply Chain

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Marketing Professionals

Category Managers / Category Analysts

Development NPD Managers / NPD Technologists

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Quality Managers / Quality Auditors

Hygiene Managers

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07961 044961
Southorpe Court
East Yorkshire
YO25 6YA

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