Shift Manager

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement and Supply Chain

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  • Salary:

    £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Phil Birch

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  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Phil Birch

Are you a Warehouse Shift Manager working within a fast moving pressurised environment? My client, who work within food distribution, have an urgent requirement at this level….

As the Shift Manager onsite you must be able to work a rotating Days and Nights shift 4 on 4 off (including weekends) to enhance their current production/pick/pack teams as they look to expand their workforce onsite. Based near Oxford, you will work closely with the wider supply chain teams in developing new processes and supported by your warehousing expertise.

If successful, the Shift Manager will report directly into an onsite Operations Manager and will be expected to build upon successful processes onsite, but also identify where improvements can be made. You will inspire your team in what is a fast-moving production line environment, develop staff where necessary and be the key escalation point for any issues that may arise.

The site is a food production/food distribution environment where the key responsibilities will be to engage with all internal stakeholders. There is clear career progression for the right candidate as the company have a proven record of promoting from within. Health and safety are paramount onsite and have worked hard on cultivating a "team" culture where everyone is pulling in the same direction.

Key responsibilities for the Shift Manager will include:

  • Ensuring that all members of your team are operating in accordance with company rules.
  • Adhere to H&S policies including the cleaning of all production areas at breaks and changeover times in further accordance with company hygiene policy.
  • Ensuring stock control to maximise production levels are as efficient as possible will be paramount whilst maintaining ingredients, chemicals and packaging stocks are kept to suitable levels.

The company is in an exciting growth phase over the next 12 months, resulting in new opportunities moving forwards. A distribution background would be beneficial and possibly food production experience also, a candidate who can demonstrate managing a team in a demanding distribution environment would be highly advantageous.

Based near Oxford you will receive a competitive salary of £35,000, the role will suit a self-starter who is team driven and is able to communicate at all levels.

For more information, please apply to the role or contact Phil Birch on 07970 211517.

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