Production Shift Leader

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    FMCG, Food & drink

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  • Salary:

    £30k - 35k per year + 33 days holidays including bank holidays, Pension, Life insurance 3x salary

  • Contact:

    James Randall

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  • Contact phone:

    07947 343990

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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Production Shift Leader

Food Manufacturing 


£30,000 to £35,000 plus pension & 33 days holidays including bank holidays, Life insurance 3x salary.

A growing food manufacturing company are seeking a Production Shift Leader. You'll be responsible for ensuring the production plan and required KPI's are being hit, whilst maintaining high health & safety and food hygiene standards. You will have experience working within a food manufacturing environment, managing a team within a production environment. With a strong understanding of continuous improvement and waste reduction. This role is working a rotating three shift.

Responsibilities as Production Shift Leader:

  • Reporting into the Manufacturing Manager, you'll manage a team of Line Leaders across the production area. 
  • Driving production plans to meet agreed KPI's and customer requirements. 
  • Maintaining high quality, health & safety, and food hygiene standards across the shift. 
  • Working closely with the team, supporting in develop and training opportunities. 
  • Looking into continuous improvement projects and making senior Managers aware of potential changes. 
  • Overseeing the production area, looking into waste improvements, and reducing machinery downtime. 
  • Maintaining excellent communication with Senior Management and fellow Production Shift Leaders. 

As the Production Shift Leader, you will have the following experience:

  • An experienced Production Shift Leader with extensive knowledge of FMCG & Food manufacturing environments. 
  • A strong communicator, both verbally and written.
  • A background and understanding of continuous improvement practices and project experience. 
  • Ability to drive and motivate the team to achieve the highest standards and surpass attainment of target KPIs as identified by the Manufacturing Manager.
  • Qualified within Food Hygiene & HACCP
  • Experienced dealing with BRC audits.





Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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