Shift Manager (Days 3 on 3 off) Manufacturing

44887.00 - 44888.00 GBP Annual
08 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
REED Engineering & Manufacturing are working with a leading manufacturing company with a global client base.

Shift DAYS Manager -
Working a 3 on 3 off DAYS shift pattern - (6.00am - 6.00pm)

Collaboration with the supervision team and chargehand setters to improve the deliverables for a safe and efficient department. Manage materials and resources to ensure reconciliation and costings are controlled in line with budgeted numbers and ensure succession plans with process controls and standardisation techniques are in place.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:
* Ensure production activities are in line with short to medium term targets enabling to improve and develop the function and achieve health & safety, quality, efficiency, and training.
* Identify constraints and generate plans to remove issues preventing the delivery of service.
* Deliver job skills training, support the department to create a skilled workforce and carry out performance reviews.
* Manage shift activities and achieve department goals through focussing on continuous improvement and promoting a team-based culture.
* Ensure production outputs are met on time and in full.
* Maintain and enhance product quality and process compliance.
* Liaise with management before making decisions, which affect the overall operation.
* Maintain a safe working environment, conduct floor walks, follow up on actions points, measure housekeeping daily and promote H&S to a high standard.
* Make decisions and find solutions. Analyse information, evaluate results to achieve the best solution.

Key Experience, Knowledge and Skills:
* Previous experience of supervising/managing and motivating a team ideally within a production environment.
* A proven track record within manufacturing management.
* An appreciation of the injection moulding process would be advantageous but NOT essential
* Ability to apply 5's techniques.
* ILM Level 3 certification or equivalent time served experience would be advantagoeus but NOT essential
* The ability to coach people at various levels and positively engage and empower.
* A highly collaborative style and able to thrive in a team environment
* Strong people management / leadership. communication and problem-solving skills.
* Project management, production planning experience and computer skills.
* Commitment and drive with a high attention to detail.
* Excellent organisational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.

Candidates from a Manufacturing background with Management experience is ESSENTIAL.

Hours of work:
Working a 3 on 3 off days shift pattern - (6.00am - 6.00pm)
A degree of flexibility regarding working hours & overtime as you will be required to work over your standard hours on occasions