Manufacturing Shift Manager (Mat Leave Cover)

Recruiter
morganryder
Location
Stroud
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Manufacturing Shift Engineer 12 Month FTC Severnside Shifts pattern (4 days, 4 off, 4 nights, 4 off) Do you have experience as a Manufacturing Manager who can offer a wealth of knowledge about process? Are you a lateral problem solver? Experienced in the food production sector with a desire to contribute to operational excellence? My client, a world-renowned food production organisation has grown significantly with aggressive plans for further growth throughout 2020. Due to this, there is a need for a Manufacturing Shift Manager to join the process team, giving special attention to liquid processing for a 12 months period. This is a maternity leave cover contract. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has experience with in the food sector in a similar position working with liquid processing to hit the ground running and prove themselves in a fast paces and challenging environment. Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Shift Manager: Leadership of Process Operators and coordinators. Creating a link between Line management and shop floor management. Escalating issues before problems arise, proactive approach to process management. continuous improvement activities. Creating and delivering development plans. Creating succession pathways and recruitment. Visible presence within the production environment, visiting work stations, helping lower level operators with issues, immediate or ongoing. Coaching, training and developing front line team members, in problem solving, rout cause analysis, operational excellence, Continuous improvement. Enabling team to create and deliver operational excellence opportunities aligned to Objectives, goals, strategies and measures Encourages others to seeks out improvement opportunities within the workplace. Take ownership and delivers on Operational Excellence projects and drives Operational Excellence opportunities through team. Supports team to demonstrate Operational Excellence contribution through personal development plans. People management including delivery of performance review, development and coaching of team, dealing with employee relations issues. Create purpose and direction around Objectives, goals, strategies and measures deliverables. Health and safety commitment and corrective actions. Key skills of the Manufacturing Shift Manager: Previous of working within a manufacturing environment. Experience of Food processing highly advantageous. People management experience. The ability to coach and mentor. Working knowledge of Health and Safety processes and procedures. Exposure to lean manufacturing techniques would be beneficial. Strong communication skills. High-level problem-solving capability and facilitation skills Deep knowledge of Operational Excellence, coaching team on use of the principles and tools At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions. We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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