Production Shift Manager

Momentum Executive Solutions Ltd
£35,000-£47,000 plus benefits
14 Sep 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Shift Manager

My client is a partner in the design, manufacture and qualification of high-performance control solutions and a pioneer in energy management. Their products enhance performance, increased sustainability and competitive advantage.

With a challenging, but realistic plan to grow turnover by 40% over the next 3 years, a Production Shift Manager is required to join the management team to contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.


Responsible for the operation of an assigned area in terms of production, quality, cost, delivery, technical, safety, and human resources, whilst respecting the defined goals.

You will manage all aspects of the shift through collaborative working with the other Shift Managers for delivering, and where possible, exceeding, the key performance indicators within the operation and strive to continually improve using Lean tools to reduce costs, improve production and quality.

Key Responsibilities:

- Lead by example, ensuring a safe and efficient work place is maintained at all times
- Achieve the required company quality standards ensuring both internal and external customer satisfaction
- Ensuring that Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) are monitored and targets achieved
- Liaise and coordinate with support functions to progress issues concerning production planning and resource/skill allocation to ensure delivery of products to schedule within all relevant quality specifications
- Communicate with the teams by utilising the visual management, delivering shift briefs with focus on quality, cost and delivery, and gathering ideas for improvement
- Undertake performance management responsibility for team members, conducting appraisals and giving direction to aid good performance
- Ensure safe working practices are maintained and 'Standard Operations' adhered to
- Ensure that non-conformance is challenged and counter-measures are agreed and implemented
- Lead and motivate the team to create a high-performance culture where improvement suggestions are embraced
- Through the utilisation of lean manufacturing techniques, strive to exceed the Company targets in productivity, efficiency and quality on a continuous basis
- Promote Total Productive Maintenance procedures to further improve the availability of the line
- Contribute in the improvement of working procedures by constantly looking for solutions to ensure the best productivity results of her/his machinery group and ensuring compliance with procedures, operating instructions and work instructions

Skills and Attributes:

- Ability to sustain and develop team working and team based problem solving
- High level of numerical and analytical ability
- Possess the ability to lead and motivate a team of people to succeed by utilising appropriate interpersonal styles including leading by example, setting objectives and defining responsibilities to give a clear sense of direction
- Ability to build effective relationships with work colleagues
- Able to achieve results by setting high standards and committing to clear objectives
- Adaptable to change and varying situations
- Ability to show resilience and a flexible approach
- Excellent communication skills
- Strong people and performance management skills
- Computer literate

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business in a very buoyant market. This role will provide an opportunity to make your mark and develop your skills as well as those around you.

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