Production Shift Manager job at Zenith People

Production Shift Manager

Newcastle Upon-Tyne
Posted 2 weeks ago

Zenith People are working with our client who have an opportunity for an experienced Production Shift Manager from a Fast Moving Manufacturing background to join them on a permanent basis.

You will be responsible for setting and driving operational standards in relation to People, Product, Process, Plant and Performance across all of the shift.


The role responsibilities:

  • Manage a trained and motivated shift team with committed, multi-skilled and flexible colleagues.
  • Operate flexibly and respond quickly to change and opportunities – actively demonstrate the capacity to get into action fast and make things happen.
  • Ensure that all roles are suitably resourced and effectively utilised in order to meet capacity/customer requirements.
  • Ensure that all appropriate people mapping and planning is in place at all times. Your shift should never be over or under resourced with either permanent or agency colleagues.
  • Ensure that a positive, can-do attitude is in place with a strong emphasis on performance, agility, resourcefulness, being innovation friendly, quality and safety.
  • Support and manage direct reports; recognise good performance, hold poor performance to account.
  • Facilitate the development and training of colleagues in order to meet operational needs, together with the objectives of continuous improvement.
  • Identify training needs and implement timely and effectively training plans to address any gaps.
  • Support the growth and engagement of colleagues through performance development reviews, succession planning and effective communication.
  • Resolve staffing issues including holiday, disciplinary and grievance ensuring all HR and Ethical policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensure that all team members pursue safe working practices and compliance with all accident and reporting procedures.


By applying for this opportunity, you agree that Zenith People Ltd may share your details with the end client at the shortlist stage. If you have the relevant skills and the drive to enhance your career, we would love to speak with you. Apply now or give us a call – 0191 428 6444.

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