Production Shift Manager - Nights

Oakland Recruitment
26000.00 GBP Annual
21 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Job Type
Contract Type

Production Shift Manager - Nights - Stoke on Trent - 26/34k

Experienced Manager/Team Leader to lead site night shift operations to achieve target levels of output, customer service, and quality. To champion the Continuous Improvement Process (CIP) and encourage teamwork from all team members. To actively promote Company Health & Safety policies and procedures.

Key Tasks/ Responsibilities:

  • Co-ordinate manufacturing activities to achieve output to plan targets

  • Organise shift manning levels to ensure correct resources are available to achieve target output levels

  • Ensure production documentation is completed in a timely and efficient manner

  • Update computer records and databases as required

  • Monitor and manage absence levels and take appropriate corrective action as appropriate

  • Ensure issues are raised correctly via the Daily Meeting format

  • Ensure correct usage of materials and minimise scrap levels

  • Work together with Engineering to ensure best practice at lowest cost

  • Participate in and champion involvement of team members in housekeeping audits

  • Ensure effective training and review or new recruits

  • Monitor and review personal development of team members

  • Conduct Team Briefings as required

  • Maintain disciplines in wearing of PPE compliance of all team members

  • Embrace and champion principles of CIP and lean manufacturing

  • Carry out effective Return to Work Interviews

  • Disciplinary authority up to final warning

    Key Skills:

  • Iosh Certificate, or similar H&S qualification

  • Passionate and committed to Productivity, Quality and Health & Safety

  • Background in coachbuilding, welding, fabrication and/or heavy engineering desirable

  • Computer literate

  • Experience in delivering robust solutions to production, quality and safety

  • Practical approach to problem solving

  • Hands-on - willingness to lead front the front

  • Clear communicator - verbal and written

  • Team player

  • Resourceful

  • Proactive