Food Production Shift Manager (Sunday to Thursday, Days) in Northallerton - CV-Library

Food Production Shift Manager (Sunday to Thursday, Days) in Northallerton - CV-Library

Food Production Shift Manager (Sunday to Thursday, Days) in Northallerton - CV-Library

Job Overview

Northallerton, England
Job Type
Full Time
£38,000 - £40,000 Per Year
Date Posted
21 days ago

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Job Description

GBR Recruitment Ltd are extremely pleased to be working with a leading chilled food manufacturing business, recruiting for an experienced people focused Food Production Shift Manager, to work on a day shift (06:30am start) covering Sunday to Thursday, managing a team of 6 directs (Supervisors / Line Leaders) & c.50-100 indirect Food Production Operatives.

The ideal candidate for this key day shift role, is a Food Production Management professional (at Shift Manager or FLM level) who is a strong mentor, coach & developer of others, someone who is passionate about getting the very best performance out of their production teams, using positive tried & tested methods.

The business has strong working practices / processes already in place, so the key focal point of this leadership role is the companies employee's. You will focus on their well-being, their personal development & training, plus their performance levels (hitting productivity targets & meeting the quality standards required by the business & it's customers).

You will be able to implement, drive & promote a happy bouyant working culture, with everyone being a team player (one for all & all for one).


* Taking ownership of the production team, ensuring full compliance to the the daily & weekly production plans, delivering a quality food product range OTIF, meeting customer deadlines to a costed standard.

* Delivering world class manufacturing standards, through your self development & your teams development, plus involvement.

* Ensuring staffing numbers are set at an optimum level to achieve output levels to the standards required by the customers (Retailers etc.).

* Responsible for maintaining excellent GMP / HACCP standards at all times, delivering quality standards required (customers and external audits, i.e. BRC)

* Ensure the smooth running of the core business by liaising with department leaders to co-ordinate stock, production, picking and dispatch

* Manage, control & achieve set KPI’s (i.e. Plan attainment, Cost of Quality, Labour Cost, Training, Skills Gap, Recruitment / Retention, Downtime & Waste).

* Take the lead on all things food safety.

* Proactive & Reactive day to day problem solving, to ensure daily production plan is met

* Strong focus on SIC / bottleneck management & team management to ensure throughputs are successfully maintained at the target levels

* Proactively suggest process improvements / CI, that can improve throughputs & efficiency (LEAN).

* Be a real people motivator, manager, trainer & truly develop the production team workers & maximise their potential (future Managers).

* Be a highly positive contributer in all production meetings

* Carry out RTW’s, investigations & disciplinaries when needed.

* Cross train staff to be able to multi-task & carry out varying duties.

* Support NPD during the development of new products & NPI.


* Food Production / Processing experience at Shift Manager, FLM, Area Manager, Section Manager, Production Manager or Factory Manager level.

* Chilled Food sector experience.

* Passionate mentor, coach & motivator of others.

* Strong in GMP, BRC Audits, Retailer Codes, H&S, HACCP, SIC, CI, LEAN, Zero Waste & Quality.

* Able to lead teams of 5+ (directs) & c.50-100 Operatives (indirects).

* Happy to commit to a fixed Sunday to Thursday working pattern (some earlier finishes on the Sunday)

Immediate start for the right applicant.

If you a people person & a passionate leader of others then this is the role for you!

Commutable from Middlesborough, Billingham, Stockton on Tees, Thornaby, Hartlepool, Redcar, Sedgefield, Peterlee, Northallerton, Darlington & Newton Aycliffe


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