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Production Shift Manager

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Competitive plus Benefits per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

Production Shift Manager

Automotive and Motorsport 

Competitive plus Benefits

Our client a forward thinking and growing Automotive organisation who specialise in the assembly of complex systems and products with a track record of delivering world class components are seeking a Production Shift Manager to work a double day shift who can take charge of all production activities, leading a highly skills teams (20-30), managing health & safety initiatives while driving quality and process improvement initiatives.

With a growing order book within the EV market, they need a Production Shift Manager with a hands-on approach and can-do attitude are essential, as is the ability to challenge mainstream thinking in a constructive and energetic way.

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to work with cutting edge technology and manufacturing processes used across the automotive sectors.
  • A competitive salary and benefits, working for a specialist manufacturing organisation that are at the forefront of their industry experiencing exceptional growth within the EV market.

As Production Shift Manager your main responsibilities will be to;

  • Ensure that health and safety guidelines / procedures are always followed.
  • Make sure production plan is communicated on daily/weekly basis and delivered on time, in full.
  • Ensure internal PPM is maintained and a continuous reduction in the total defect ratio is achieved.
  • Lead the shift team member annual performance review/appraisal process.
  • Manage & monitor team Hols/Sick/Absence - coordinate backfill support from other Cell Leaders and/or Plant Manager if required.
  • Drive operational excellence within areas such as OEE, On-Time delivery, cell optimisation, tooling changeover, PPM and HSE.  

As a Production Shift Manager you will have:

  • Experience of leading Production Teams and Shifts to deliver against key KPI’s within the automotive arena.
  • HSE understanding & experience being able to drive standards across all areas of the shift
  • Excellent people management capability, effective leadership, empowering and training others to achieve
  • Self-driven achiever, who takes a problem-solving approach to their work and leads their team by example.
  • Ability to work effectively & co-ordinate changing plans to tight timescales.
  • Performance/results driven
  • Able to identify the skills gaps in the team and put a plan in place to support
  • Ideally qualified to IOSH and/or NEBOSH

Suitably qualified and experienced Production Shift Manager should apply directly or by contacting Mark Bignell at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446167 or via

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.