Production Shift Manager

Location Drogheda, Louth
Job type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published about 1 month ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Kevin Maguire
Job ref DDKM20_1661519861

Job description


We are seeking a Shift Manager to work the evening shift for our award winning client in Louth. This is a critical role, responsible for daily production operations and for driving a continuous improvement agenda. It is anticipated that the role will evolve to Production Manager role. The position will suit an ambitious individual who is currently operating in a Shift Lead, or equivalent, role and is looking for an opportunity to grow their career. Successful candidate will report to the Plant Manager.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the production team, including staffing and scheduling of teams
  • Drive the continuous improvement agenda
  • Responsibility for the Production area, maintaining quality and safety standards
  • Delivery - Execute production plans
  • Support new product development and commercialization
  • Team development/training
  • Manage evening hygiene team and drive high hygiene standards
  • Work alongside QC to ensure high quality of product produced
  • Ensure WIP/rework are managed effectively
  • Responsible for stock management in warehouse

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Food manufacturing / FMCG
  • Team leadership
  • Continuous Improvement (Six Sigma or Lean program exposure)
  • Analytical and planning skills - Data capture and presentation
  • 5 to 7 years manufacturing experience, at least 3 years in supervisory positions

Personal Style:

  • Hands-on, strong motivation and proactive
  • Strong drive for results
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Collaborative and Team oriented
  • Strong organisational skills

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