Shift Manager

Posted 6 April by Meyer-Scott Recruitment Services Easy Apply

Job Specification

For: Shift Manager, GBP31,500 p.a.

Meyer Scott Ref: VR/06151

Our clients customers specialise in supplying larger commercial equestrian and agricultural to their customer across the region. Over recent years they have invested in modern production systems focusing on producing the best quality products, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The environment is heavily industrialised, dirty, agricultural and fast moving.

Please be aware that for the first 3 months in order to ensure a smooth and informative transition you will be carrying out the duties of an operative in order that you gain that ground up understanding of the complete operation, gaining that experience will better serve you in instructing others.
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Reporting to the Operations Manager - Purpose of this role:

· Responsible for all onsite shift production operations - to ensure achievement of published shift production plan to specified quality targets or accurately account for the causes of any shortfall
· Manage shift towards achievement of 95% Manpower Productivity across all plants.
· To ensure that all shift production activities are in full compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental site rules.
· Ensure overall agreed site cleanliness and housekeeping standards are enforced and maintained

Key Responsibilities for this role:

· Effective day to day managing, motivating, control and deployment of all staff reporting to ensure agreed production objectives are achieved in planned timescale to the required quality standard.

· Maintain and control discipline in all areas and ensure that all employees reporting work to contract and remain on station.

· Attended return to work interviews, and disciplinary meetings and ensure that agreed improvements are complied with.

· Ensure all routine training requirements of staff are delivered and recorded in accordance with training policy to include: induction, one off training and refresher training.

· In association with OM identify own SWP, TBT, FLT and First Aid training requirements and those of their shift operatives against the businesses skills matrix.

· In association with the OM develop Operatives training plans and deliver identified modules from business POM as required with all documentation being signed and business skills matrix updated.

· Thereafter ensure effective performance and development of all shift staff towards achievement of 95% Productivity by means of day to day management, fortnightly OEE review and ongoing training.

· Implement company policy and procedures with regard to Holidays (one man per shift at any one time) and HR issues.

· In association with the OM conduct shift Operatives annual appraisals and ensure that all issues raised are dealt with in a timely manner

· To ensure that all shift production activities are in full compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental site rules.

· Ensure all accidents and near misses are reported and documented in accordance with Company procedure

· Responsible for ensuring that all site and production areas are maintained in a clean, tidy and safe state and that housekeeping is of a consistent high standard i.e. in accordance with 5S/Shadow Boards.

· All breakdowns are reported immediately to senior engineer if any engineers on site and entered into Pirana.

· Ensure accurate and effective shift handovers

· Ensure own shift production records are fully completed by Operators and signed as complete and accurate.

· Attend and contribute to fortnightly shift performance review with OM.

Key Skills & Competences

· FLT licence, and familiar with operating JCBs would certainly be a distinct advantage.
· Must have your own transport due to the company location there is no public transport available.
· H&S awareness
· The ability to motivated and coach a team - especially new recruits.

Hours: Working a 4 shift continental shift pattern (12hr shifts - Nights & Days)

Reference: 34846580

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