Shift Manager

Lewis Garner Consulting
West Yorkshire, near Pontefract
To c35k plus excellent benefits
Closing date
13 Jun 2023

Job Details

New vacancy for  experienced Shift Production Managers on permanent days, 6 am to 2 pm, & 7am to 3pm Monday to Friday. This role is based near Pontefract.

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 c35 plus 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.


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


Commercial Purchasing Professionals

Marketing Professionals

Category Managers / Category Analysts


Development NPD Managers / NPD Technologists

Process Managers / Process Technologists


Technical Technical Managers

Quality Managers / Quality Auditors

Hygiene Managers

Specification Technologists


Engineering All aspects



Find Us
07961 044961
Southorpe Court
East Yorkshire
YO25 6YA
United Kingdom

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