Shift Manager

Posted 14 March by Osborne Appointments Easy Apply

Osborne Appointments are recruiting on behalf of our client based in St Albans for an experienced, energetic and enthusiastic candidate for the role of Shift Manager.

Hours and Salary
As Shift Manager you will work Monday to Friday/Saturday 14:30hrs to 23:15hrs. The will be a competitive rate.

Job Description

In this position you will run the day-to-day operations of the busy yard in St Albans

The role will be office based but will require hands on approach to the role. An ability to delegate work and instruct operational staff will be required. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager and working together with the Assistant Operations manager


The position requires the candidate to take direction and instructions from senior management and also communicate well with staff and colleagues in order to play their part in the smooth running of the yard and the business.

Outline of duties as Shift Manager

  • Supervision of all yard staff.

  • Organisation and where required overseeing of all vehicle traffic and movements within the premises.

  • Overseeing processing operations.

  • Recording and keeping a daily site diary, plant, machinery maintenance and PPE/Health & Safety registers.

  • Implementation and delivery of H&S policy, procedures and toolbox talks.

  • Complete and audit checklists

  • Ensuring that the site is fully compliant with company policies and relevant industry legislation

  • The Health and Safety of all site staff and visitors

  • Leading their team of staff to maximise the profit of the facility (instigating training requirements, employee appraisals etc.) to ensure a skilled and safe workforce at all times

  • All site machinery, liaising with the Operations Manager and maintenance department on the day-to-day monitoring of plant performance, planned preventive maintenance (with strict cost control on repair and maintenance)

  • Maximising plant and machinery potential to ensure the highest possible productivity rates are met and upheld.

  • Ensuring Mobile plant and Fixed plant defect reporting systems and procedures are in place and followed.

  • Ensure that appropriate response and remedial/corrective action is taken where defects are reported and highlighted.

  • Ensure that the pre-start check system is maintained by all Operatives.

  • All necessary and required paperwork is completed and actions taken where required.

    Person specification

  • WAMITAB qualification

  • First Aid training

  • Previous experience of managing a team

  • Previous experience of working with plant and machinery

  • The working environment is fast paced and demanding with part of the working day being outside of an office

  • IOSH or NEBOSH qualifications would be preferable but are not essential.

Established in 1995, Osborne Appointments is an independently owned recruitment agency specialising in the supply of temporary, contract and permanent placements. OA are committed to placing the right candidate in the right job every time and pride ourselves in outstanding levels of Candidate Satisfaction

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your application will be reviewed by one of our qualified consultants within the next 48 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time period, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Osborne Appointments who are acting as an employment agency / business.

Reference: 34687818

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