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Production Shift Leader

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£34k - £43.3k Annual
Full-Time
Production Shift Leader

£34,000 - £43,250 basic salary including shift allowance

Rotating three shifts - 05:30-13:30, 13:30-21:30 and 21:30-05:30

Pension with up to 7% employer contribution + life insurance to 3.5 x salary

25 days’ leave + 8 Bank Holidays

Location: Northamptonshire

ATA is recruiting for a market leading manufacturing business based in the heart of Northamptonshire. This multi-site UK operation is experiencing significant growth within their respective markets and as a result, they are looking to strengthen the production department.

The Production Shift Leader will work on a three-shift pattern managing a team of up to 25 employees and agency staff where you will have complete ownership of all production operations to ensure the function delivers its operational KPI’s.

If you are an experienced Production Shift Leader and looking to work for a forward thinking and proactive organisation, then please contact Ajay Bhella on (phone number removed) or email your CV to for a confidential discussion to learn more about this opportunity.

The successful applicant will be provided with a structured training programme, a clear path for progression and the autonomy to make changes within the function to continuously improve its operational performance.

Key elements of the role of the Production Shift Leader are:

Leadership of a shift of up to 25 Production Team Members in a rotating three shift process

Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental requirements are followed by all team members

Provide the leadership to engage and motivate the shift to ensure operational targets are achieved

Manage and improve KPI’s relating to safety, cost, quality, delivery, and team engagement

Responsible for delivering the production plan to meet customer requirements

To ensure regular, clear and concise communication between each shift

Manage the training of all team members

Ensure the production process is conducted to defined standards and meets product quality requirements and that periodic equipment maintenance and cleaning is completed

Lead continuous improvement initiatives in the function

The ideal candidate will have a combination of the following:

A proven track record working as either a Production Leader, Production Shift Leader, Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Supervisor, Team Manager or related role

Engineering qualifications relating to manufactuting processes

Demonstrate an understanding and experience of process control in a process dependant on the skills of production temam members and the maintenance of key process conditions

The availability and flexibility to manage a three shift operation

Strong leadership skills and management experience in a multi shift production environment with demanding quality and delivery requirements

Excellent communication skills and a natural problem solver

The benefits:

In this highly autonomous role you will be rewarded with :

A very competitive basic salary including shift allowance, attractive pension and life insurance

Training and development in a progressive manufactuting environment

The opportunity for career progression and subject to delivering results the possibility to progress into a future managerial role

How to apply:

Please click “apply” or for further information, please contact Ajay Bhella at ATA Recruitment in Leicester on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed), or alternatively, please email me an up to date copy of your CV to

ATA Recruitment specialises in Manufacturing, Infrastructure, Civil, Transportation and General Engineering recruitment on both a permanent and contract basis – for more opportunities like this one, visit our website.

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