Shift Supervisor

Future Prospects Group Ltd
11 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Shift Supervisor
Boston, Full time, Permanent
Rate of hourly pay £12.50 equivalent to £26,000

Our Boston based client are looking for a Shift Supervisor to work with the Production Managers / Despatch Manager / Factory Manager to maximise efficiency and performance, on a full time, permanent basis.

You will be assisting in the smooth running of additional departments to ensure outloads are met and products are produced to the correct specification and quality attributes.

Role and Responsibilities

As Shift Supervisor, your duties will include:

* To assist in & demonstrate the active promotion of a safety culture and ensure all Health and Safety requirements are met in the area, and the culture within the shift is H&S aware.
* To take ownership for product quality in the day to day running of the area & ensure that team understand the parameters & the expectations around product make up & quality.
* To assist in the achievement of & improvement of standard utilization of raw materials, packaging, labour and energy in the area.
* To assist in ensuring good hygiene and housekeeping practices are maintained at all times in area. Ensure the product is manufactured in a hygienic environment in compliance with Food Legislation and in house procedures.
* Ensure good communications are maintained within area / shift and across all departments. Communications also required to external suppliers, auditors & customers, these too need to be good, professional & representative of the Company standards.
* To assist in the setting of performance standards for the area of accountability to achieve the required level of profitability. Monitor & report upon performance against these targets as required, then drive improvements.
* Support the Production Manager in all their duties & take on additional responsibilities in his/her absence.
* Liaise and communicate with both technical and hygiene departments to ensure cleaning is completed in a satisfactory manner and concession raised as necessary.
* Act as a mentor for section manager’s / team leaders.
* To assist in the promotion of a high level of motivation within the team through sound leadership. Support & help to implement change processes within the area.
* Ensure that Company rules & procedures including disciplinary, grievance & absence procedures are correctly & consistently applied.
* To assist in the support of new product development to ensure shortest possible time from conception to customer.
* To ensure clear communication of issues in handovers to other managers, & escalation of quality or service issues to your Line Manager.
* To help to facilitate a continuous improvement environment.
* To cover leave of colleagues.
* To maintain a high level of customer service – internally & externally.
* To identify, organise and implement continual training & development of team members to ensure multi-skilling & adequate skill coverage across the shift.
* To deliver agreed KPI’s across the shift & within the areas, ensure understanding by team & data captured to show information required.

The successful candidate will be able to show:

* Experience within a High Care environment would be advantageous
* Experience within food manufacturing or an FMCG background would be desirable but not essential

2-2-3 Shift Pattern

Thank you for your interest in this vacancy and good luck with your application.

If you have not heard from a member of the Future Prospects team within 7 days from your application, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion. Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback.

The services of Future Prospects are those of an Employment Agency

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