JOB TITLE: Manufacturing Shift Manager


Industry : Commercial & Finance Job Location : North Yorkshire
Job Reference : 10971SM Job Category : Manufacturing and Production
Employment Type : Permanent Posted : 05/09/2014
 
Salary & Benefits : £35000 - £40000 per annum
 
Experience Required : See Job Description
 
Education Required : See Job Description



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Job Summary

Shift Manager / Team Leader / Supervisor- Manufacturing North Yorkshire £35-£40K Working Shifts The Opportunity This is an ideal opportunity for a manufacturing Shift Manager /Team Leader/ Supervisor/ Manager to join a leading global manufacturing organisation at a site experiencing a time of significant growth. Successful candidates will be able to develop in an environment that promotes personal/career progression.


Job Description

Shift Manager / Team Leader / Supervisor- Manufacturing
North Yorkshire
£35-£40K
Working Shifts

The Opportunity
This is an ideal opportunity for a manufacturing Shift Manager /Team Leader/ Supervisor/ Manager to join a leading global manufacturing organisation at a site experiencing a time of significant growth. Successful candidates will be able to develop in an environment that promotes personal/career progression.

The Role
The Shift Manager / Team Leader / Supervisor- Manufacturing role will be to lead a Shift Team that includes Team Leaders, Technicians, Operators and Quality , Logistics, Tool Room and Maintenance personnel to ensure that the Company`s business objectives are met.

The manufacturing Shift Manager will take responsibility for a number of operations across the site.
The main task of this role will be to lead shift teams to achieve or exceed agreed outputs in areas such as efficiency, costs, waste, productivity, safety, quality, morale and customer service according to the site scorecards. The successful candidate will provide clear direction, encouragement and support to team members, develop team working ethics and ensure adherence to performance management standards. Shift managers will be responsible for H&S, security, quality, cost, delivery and responsiveness requirements of the shift. Shift managers will monitor the volume and quality of output and adjust tasks, timing, equipment set-up, or inputs so that production specifications are met and resources are used efficiently. To co-ordinate activities and subsequent development plans to ensure all team members realise their potential to benefit the business. (Right people/right skills)

The candidate
We are looking for a Shift Manager / Team Leader / Supervisor- Manufacturing who has good leadership qualities and excellent communication skills. Applicants will need to have very good people management/leadership skills and be able to demonstrate how they have previously influenced and guided teams to achieve above average performance on a consistent basis. Shift managers must be able to drive the performance of their teams, by developing an open and trusting environment that leads to a strong working ethic among team members. We are looking for Shift managers that can motivate their teams and encourage urgency at times of need. We are looking for candidates who are comfortable taking a hands on approach when needed to drive performance and meet targets.
Candidates will need to open to learning new processes and procedures and once these have been embraced, encourage and ensure that they are adhered to by fellow team members.

The ideal Shift Manager / Team Leader / Supervisor will have at least 3-5 years' worth of experience working in a 24-7 manufacturing site and enjoy the challenges of a fast paced operational role. Suitable candidates will have previously worked as either a team leader, supervisor or shift manager in a forward thinking manufacturing environment. The shift managers will need to continually assess the areas of the plant they are responsible for and be confident in suggesting improvements to increase productivity and efficacy. Candidates should be comfortable completing disciplinary' s and appraisals when necessary, and above all have the development of their team at the forefront of their thinking at all times.

Suitable candidates will need to demonstrate a certain amount of technical knowledge and business acumen, and should be able to adjust quickly to a changing environment to ensure quality and production deadlines are met.




The company
Our client are one of the leading global companies in their field.

The package
This role comes with a basic salary of £35-£40K working on a shift basis.

Bluefire consulting is an employment agency working on behalf of the client company.


Job Keywords

Manufacturing, Manager, Supervisor, team leader, Shift, Yorkshire, Leeds, York, Harrogate, Bradford, health & safety, IOSH, Nebosh, ISO9001, ISO18001, ISO14001, Quality, production, plant, kaizen, six sigma, lean, 5s, process, enviromental, moulding



Bluefire Consulting is an equal opportunities Employment Business/Agency specialising in Manufacturing and Production recruitment on a UK wide basis.

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