Shift Manager - Food Production

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Are you a Shift Manager with experience of working in food & drink manufacturing? Do you have strong leadership skills and an ability to lead and inspire others? Would you be interested in joining an established food business going through a period of sustained growth and investment?

Who is our client?

Our client is an established, multi-site food manufacturing business supplying a broad range of products to most of the major retailers and foodservice businesses. This role is at one of their key production sites and, due to significant investment and ongoing growth, they are looking for a Shift Production Manager with strong people skills to join their manufacturing team.

Due to the size of the site and progressive nature of the business, they offer great opportunities for further professional development.

Role Overview:


Reporting to the Production Manager you will lead a large shift team in a high volume, fast paced environment.


You will be responsible for the day-to-day performance of your team, ensuring that KPIs are achieved and that they are motivated and engaged at all times.


Coaching and development is a key part of this role and you will support your team by providing training and guidance to help drive individual and team performance.


You will promote a culture of continuous improvement, supporting the Production Manager in CI activities and encouraging your team to challenge the status-quo.

What sort of people are we looking for?


You will have experience of leading shift production teams in the food industry and proven track record in hitting targets and developing teams and people.


Confident in your approach, you will have excellent leadership skills and will be able to lead, coach and motivate others.


This is a demanding role in an environment where no two days are the same, so you will need to be somebody who is flexible and can adapt quickly in order to meet tight deadlines.


Health and safety is paramount and while IOSH qualifications, or above, would be ideal it is more important that you have demonstrable experience of improving and developing H&S standards.

TALENTi: Our Food, Drink & FMCG consultancy is well respected for the high-quality delivery of assignments we have worked. Our in-depth knowledge of bespoke and specialist recruitment in these areas enables us to provide advice based on experience and to give you the best access to client vacancies.

To apply for the role, please send your CV to TALENTi Food, Drink & FMCG quoting ref #3061118 in the subject using the ‘Apply Now’ button. If you would like to have a confidential discussion on the role, you can contact Ian Murphy on (Apply online only).

Please note, we endeavour to inform you if you have been successful or not within 14 days. However due to high numbers of applications for each role; if you do not hear from us within this timeframe then sadly your application has been unsuccessful
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