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Shift Manager

Posted on Aug 1, 2019 by CV-Library

Merseyside, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £40k Annual
We are currently representing a role on behalf of our client based in Liverpool.



* Ensure a safe working environment with zero recordable injuries in compliance with internal policies and external legislation and efficient operation of the manufacturing shift at the Liverpool site.

* Lead safety huddles, participate in safety meetings and enforce plant safety rules. Participate in safety audits.

* Promotion of a safety culture through near miss reporting and appropriate close out of accident/incident investigations, using the ARC process.

* Ensure a high level of housekeeping is maintained throughout the operations area


* To participate in the preparation of the annual operating budget and other business objectives as required.

* Understanding of company P&L - Ensure departmental spend is within budgeted limits.


* To lead and support the shift supervisors to ensure that operational excellence for the 5 key focus areas is embedded within the organization.

* Hire, train, evaluate performance, monitor holidays and absence and determine disciplinary action when necessary.

* Ensure resources and personnel are available and allocated to meet operational demand.

* To lead and promote a teamwork culture throughout the area, utilising opportunities to empower employees through delegation and accountability for actions.

* To chair team meetings as appropriate.

* Manage and support the interaction with the Trade Union as and when required, ensuring an effective relationship is maintained.

* Chair and provide support in any disciplinary and grievance proceedings when required.

* Manage the performance and provide support for the Online Supervisors.

* Provide ongoing development opportunities for the teams within the Operations area.

* Chair or participate in meetings where appropriate in the Operation Managers absence.


* Ensure the employees are suitably trained to manufacture high performance coatings to SOP's, meeting and exceeding key performance targets.

* To identify areas within the production process that can be continuously improved.


* To ensure that service KPI's are met and exceeded through high levels of plan adherence, and ensuring flexibility in the operation to meet market demands.

* Provide effective cover for shift managers and online supervisors as and when required.

* Develop, analyze and review a variety of operational reports across the functions to improve quality, efficiency, cycle times, volumes and implement operational changes as required.

* Assist in the design and installation of plant equipment and equipment upgrades to ensure or improve product quality, productivity and production capability.

* Responsibility for shift productivity and throughput.

* Responsibility for performance metrics (OEE, Throughput etc.)

Qualifications/ Experience:

* Ideally qualified to degree level or equivalent.

* Experience in managing in an Operations environment.


* A working knowledge of lean manufacturing.

Personal Qualities and Behaviours:

* An effective communicator across all levels, with above average written and verbal skill.

* A track record of successfully leading teams within an Operations environment.

* A proven track record of managing change within a diverse environment.

* A strong customer focus, both internal and external.

* A strong focus on continuous improvement and their associated activities.

* A hands on approach and attitude.

* Positive and professional attitude with a high standard of work ethics.

* An advocate of team work, and building and managing relationships.

This is a shift pattern of 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm

Reference: 210422630

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