Shift Production Manager Wakefield, England

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Our client is a long established window manufacturing company. Innovative and dynamic, they are constantly pursuing new ways to improve the services and products they offer. An opportunity has arisen for a Shift Production Manager to join their team.


This is the ideal role for a Shift Production Manager looking to develop their career with an award-winning company.


Your duties will include:

To ensure that the operating systems, people and procedures deliver quality product in an efficient, cost effective and timely manner;


To work closely with the management team and supervisors /team leaders to plan, set targets, and ensure finished products meet quality standards and are met on time and in full;


To provide strong leadership and direction and work with the leadership team to improve people capability to achieve an empowered, skilled and engaged team;


To drive efficiency and to identify, agree and implement improvements in internal processes in order to improve service delivery, cost effectiveness and customer expectations;


To manage the department in line with the department plan; leading the department in the delivery of agreed goals and ensuring staff are engaged and work efficiently to deliver the plan;


To develop excellent working relationships with external and internal stakeholders including customers, suppliers, dealers and other departments;


To train and coordinate the training of CI tools and techniques;


To establish a strong culture of operational standards as a foundation for continuous improvement


To be considered for the role of Shift Production Manager you must have/be:

Previous experience of the manufacturing industry running a fast-moving manufacturing facility with window industry experience


Experience of managing a team and the ability to demonstrate providing strong leadership and direction;


The ability to motivate others, demonstrating a ‘can do’ attitude with a focus on making things happen


Team orientated with the ability to motivate and lead by example and demonstrate hands on, result driven and can-do approach;


Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to demonstrate effective time management and prioritise tasks;


Excellent product knowledge with the ability to keep up to date with developments within the industry with technical capability and the understanding of the theory of manufacturing processes;


Excellent attention to detail, the ability to prioritise with a willingness to undertake further training with the capability to implement learning into your daily work;


A good standard of education with some knowledge of lean manufacturing;


The ability to work on a two-shift system and offer a flexible approach.


To apply for the role of Shift Production Manager, please apply via the button or link shown.  If your skills and experience meet with this requirement, we will contact you to discuss the position in further detail.


Additional Keywords: Shift Production Manager, Engineering Production Manager, Shift Production Team Leader, Engineering Production Supervisor, FMCG, Production, Operations Team Leader, Engineering Team Leader, Continuous Improvement, QA, Quality Assurance, Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing Manager


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