Production Shift Manager

Location: Blaenau Gwent, Wales
Salary: £35k per year
Reference: 3506
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Production Shift Manager

£35,000 + Company benefits

Permanent - Continental Shifts Day/Nights 7am-7pm

Blaenau Gwent area

Hawk 3 Talent are looking to appoint four Shift Managers who will be responsible for the effective communication and management of supervisors across the site, a specialist manufacturer in the Blaenau Gwent area. They will be responsible for a team of 12 delivering production output safely, efficiently, on time, within budget and to required standards

The main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Enforce Health & Safety requirements in accordance with company policy.  Specifically:
  • Promote positive safety culture / awareness considering behaviours and attitudes
  • Participate in safety audits/checks when required
  • Complete initial accident, incident and near miss investigations and reporting
  • Enforce compliance with safe working practices (SOPs)

People:

  • Identify and support training and development of direct reports across all departments
  • Responsible for the completion of all training requirements for all employees (new and existing) across all departments 
  • Utilisation of resources in line with business priorities and safe working guidelines
  • Manage internal recruitment and agency resource
  • Enforce effective absence management controls and individual performance management
  • Review of performance and feedback to direct reports via the appraisal process
  • Support direct reports to close out employee relations issues ensuring the correct processes are followed
  • Escalate employee relations issues to the Production Manager where necessary
  • Promote employee engagement across all departments
  • Manage attendance and all absences via the T&A system and in line with company pay rules

Production & Quality:

  • Maximise output in line with production plan 
  • Optimises outputs by reducing scrap levels, blend costs and energy use whilst maximising machine utilisation
  • Manage labour costs and plan resources effectively
  • Ensure quality systems are followed, standards are met, and corrective actions are closed out
  • Enforce 5s principals across all departments
  • Effective delegation of engineering resource
  • Work with engineering to ensure repairs and PPM is balanced against operational output and communicate as necessary to direct reports
  • Work closely with planning to understand customer requirements / priorities
  • Ensure systems are operating effectively and data is accurately recorded and analysed
  • Enforce production/quality audit requirements

Other:

  • Contribute to and communicate improvement to systems, practices and procedures across all departments
  • Provide written reports on all aspects of performance including safety, people and quality using the shift dashboards
  • Develop personal knowledge and skills
  • Communicate effectively across all areas of responsibility – Safety, Quality, Production and People
  • Keep up to date with changes to legislation and company policy

 

Required Competencies:

Leads Self:

  • Leads by example
  • Behaves with emotional intelligence
  • Builds trust and acts with integrity

Leads Others:

  • Communicates with impact
  • Enables progression
  • Builds strong teams

Leads Business:

  • Drives and delivers results
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Performs with creativity and Innovation

 

Knowledge and Experience:

  • A proven track record of successful leadership within a manufacturing organisation
  • Experience of day to day running of a manufacturing plant
  • Self-motivated with proven experience of developing and motivating employees
  • Good interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Good written and presentational skills.
  • Proven experience of change management and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives to maximise efficiencies and effectiveness of sites.
  • Ability to perform under pressure
  • Excellent IT skills and the ability to analyse data         

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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