Manufacturing/Production Shift Manager

Posted 10 January by Hunter Selection Ltd
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Manufacturing/Production Shift Manager
Hertfordshire - Commutable from Bedford, Royston, Enfield, Luton, Bishops Stortford, Harlow
12 Hour Shifts - 2 Days / 2 Nights / 4 Off (6-6)

Our client is a leading food manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. Due to continued growth, they are looking for an experienced, dynamic, safety conscious and progressive thinking Manufacturing/Production Manager to lead a team on shift.

Role & Responsibilities:

*Looking after a team of 20 food production & manufacturing operatives on shift
*Facilitate & coach team performance
*Lead a team safely in a fast-moving food production environment
*Ensure safety, hygiene and high-food quality standards are adhered to
*Encourage development of individuals & teams through training plans, KPi's and inspirational leadership
*Manage cost savings and promote continuous improvement/lean culture
*Carry out workload, production planning and implement structural daily
*Improve manufacturing processes
*Manage the food production plant in the most efficient & cost-effective manner

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

*Must have a minimum of 5 years proven experience within a leadership/managerial role in a food/FMCG production/manufacturing environment
*Focus as a person must be that safety first is everything
*Able to demonstrate effective people & performance management techniques
*Must be a strong communicator & leader
*Experience of leading multi-disciplined & diverse teams and promote training & development of people
*Knowledge of continuous improvement & lean manufacturing implementation
*Previously have managed a team size of minimum 15 people
*Beneficial to have qualifications in Food Hygiene & Safety, NEBOSH & IOSH
*Must have strong knowledge of Health & Safety culture and procedures

Shifts & Benefits Package:

*Hours:-12hr Shifts - 2 Days / 2 Nights / 4 Off (6-6)
*Salary:- £43,000
*Benefits:- Private Pension, Life Assurance, Discounted Products, 20 Shift Days Holiday

"Manufacturing Manager" "Production Manager" Shift Production Manager" "Shift Manufacturing Manager" "Food Production Manager"

Job Reference No: SE13822 / 611

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy -
Chris Gumm on or by sending your CV directly to him at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
Hunter Selection is an employment consultancy and currently has permanent vacancies for Engineering and Manufacturing professionals throughout the South West & South East of England. If you are looking for work in this area, we may be able to assist you. Contact us directly on and discuss your requirements with one of our dedicated consultants.

Required skills

  • Bakery
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Food Quality
  • Food Safety
  • Production Management
  • Team Management
  • Health & Safety
  • Manufacturing Management

Reference: 37001502

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