Shift Production Manager


Salary: £Competitive
Location: South Wales
Shift Production Manager
Global Manufacturer £Competitive
We are actively recruiting for a Shift Manager to work a three shift rota pattern. Responsible for managing, co-ordinating and directing a shift operations team including Production, Quality and Engineering functions to ensure customer satisfaction is achieved through process, people management and motivation. Required to constantly focus on customer satisfaction delivered through continuous improvement and effective product cost management by driving performance.

Duties and Responsibilities: Shift Production Manager
• Compliance to HS&E regulations and procedures, to ensure the safety of all site personnel
• Monitor and audit work processes, to maintain quality work to ensure Right First Time and customer satisfaction. Following guidelines as set out in the quality management system.
• Direct immediate staff towards business objectives in line with the business strategy
• To motivate and lead members of team in accordance with customer requirements and processes laid out in company policies and Quality Standards including product standard operating procedures
• Staff training and development, ensuring processes and procedures are being followed, and maintenance/upkeep of training matrix
• To provide a positive, ‘can do’ approach to management whilst leading the team by example. To provide supportive management to coach, develop and motivate their team
• To identify and implement lean manufacturing techniques with the use of VSMs, 5S, Visual Management, Kan Ban Poka Yoke, etc and work in conjunction with other departments/Shifts
• To manage staff leave and absence to ensure production supervision levels are maintained to meet production KPIs
• To provide clear and concise production performance information in a timely manner as required daily, weekly, monthly.
• To undertake other duties which may arise or as may be delegated from time to time, appropriate to the grade of the post
• Carry out disciplinary action/Investigation as and when required up to and including Final Stage Written warning
• Ensure all shifts work cohesively to achieve customer requirements
• Resource planning, ensure the right people with the right skills are available to manufacture customer demand
• Review and promote the company vision, mission statement and values
• To conduct staff appraisals as per the HR schedule

Key Requirements: Shift Production Manager

• Ability to interpret business requirements into production output
• Sound understanding of production processes
• Ability to focus on detailed work while sustaining production output
• Understanding of Lean Manufacturing processes and quality tools and techniques i.e. VSMs, 5S, Work Place Organisation, PDCA, Visual Management, Kaizens, etc
• Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)/Material Requirements Planning (MRP) concept and knowledge
• Results focused
• Team working and collaborative
• Ability to motivate and inspire staff
• Personnel Management experience
• Good understanding of leadership styles and values
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to communicate at all levels of the business
• A positive communicator with a Can Do attitude
• PC literate
• Flexibility, change orientated and adaptable
• High standard of personal values
• Conscientious
• Innovative
• Commercial awareness
• Understanding of HS&E

The successful Shift Production Manager candidate will be qualified to HNC/HND in Production or Mechanical Engineering or have equivalent Production experience.
Travel to work from Pontypool, Cwmbran, Newport, Hereford, Ebbw Vale, Merthyr
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Contact: Jason Hughes

Tel: 02920 660 214
Fax: 02920 660 187
Email: jason@addtec.co.uk
Sophia House, 28 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, CF11 9LJ