Shift Manager

Production Shift Manager (Food Sector)


The role in brief (detailed specification is available):


Assist the Senior Management team with all aspects of manufacturing and staff management within a designated factory area to meet the company objectives and key performance indicators.


  • Working as part of the senior team to maximise production efficiencies, namely output, quality, yield, labour utilisation, packaging and utilities
  • Improve the sites technical and hygiene levels to match best in industry standards
  • To ensure a communication flow and involvement for the entire workforce
  • To devise and implement comprehensive and pro-active training for all members of your respective production teams
  • To maximise labour utilisation namely reducing absenteeism labour turnover and reviewing shift structures, flexibility and holiday planning
  • To provide an effective Health and Safety service for the areas under your control and to ensure that these are complimentary to the site health and safety plan


The candidate:

  • Good level of education ideally with a third level qualification
  • Strong People Management skills and experience gained at middle to senior management level
  • Extensive knowledge of food processing, preferably gained within a primary environment
  • Performance driven with a proven track record of success in FMCG Processing environment
  • Consumer and customer orientated with proven track record in customer facing capacity e.g. audits, pre-production launches etc.
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven track record building successful teams
  • A role model, possessing excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to coach and mentor
  • Well organised and self-motivated
  • Numerate and possessing good analytical skills, with experience of tracking production statistics, variances, KPIs etc.


A competitive remuneration and benefits package is available for the right candidate and details are available on request.


To find out more, please submit a comprehensive CV which should clearly demonstrate how you are suited to this role, including your remuneration expectations through the link here. Alternatively, please call 028 3025 2407 Conor MacNamara 07968 160122 in strict confidence. We are an agency acting for this employer based on Co. Antrim.

Reference :
Working place :
Apply for the job
 (Upload limit : 2M)
 (Upload limit : 2M)