Shift Manager

Kinetic Plc
14 Mar 2019
30 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a manufacturing company based in the Warrington area, require a Shift Manager on a permanent basis paying £32,000 per annum.

The position will run on a 3-shift basis, 6-2/2-10/10-6am basis.

They are looking for a dynamic individual who has a strong manufacturing background who has over 3 years managerial/supervisory experience. It may also suit a Team Leader who wants to take the next step up in their career.


-Write & review work instructions

-Carry out risk assessments

-Investigate any accidents

-Carry out disciplinary actions

-Lead & promote continuous improvement activity

-Investigate any accidents

-Plan holiday usage from shift team in line with business requirements

-Plan yearly appraisals

-Train operatives in line with company procedures

-Oversee H&S compliance on shift by taking in to account COSHH regs, manual handling training, H&S relating to machine operation.

-Assist in H&S improvement actions.

-Assist with Root cause analysis.

Previous management of staff is essential as is;

-Disciplinary experience.

-Continuous Improvement knowledge.

-Excellent analytical and logical thinking skills.

-Experience of training operators in correct work practices.

-Excellent Health & Safety ethos and knowledge.

-Awareness of reviewing/compiling risk assessments, SOPs etc.

-Able to work to production targets and ensure operators meet their targets.

-Intermediate IT skills also required; Excel, Word etc.

-SAP would be advantageous.

-Six Sigma or Lean certification desirable but not essential.

-5+ years production experience

-3+ years managerial or supervisory experience.


If you feel you are well suited to the Shift Manager Position, please apply with your full updated CV. We will need at least one recent verbal reference before placing you out to work.

Kinetic plc is a Recruitment Consultancy with over 35 years of experience of delivering staffing solutions to the engineering, manufacturing and technical industries.

Kinetic plc treats all applications with a high degree of care, we review all submissions and will attempt to contact applicants who match the job profile. Those that do not meet the specification may not be contacted but their CV retained to be considered against future opportunities

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