Shift Production Manager
Job type: Permanent
Responsible To:Production Manager
Reason for Position: Oversee the day to day production. Deal with production and associated issues.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
•Maximise production of raw material.
•Ensure that handling of product is in conformance with Company specification.
•Monitoring all stages of processing on production lines – yields, performance, waste, production targets, etc.
•Control of raw materials incoming and outgoing
•Ensure all products conform to customer and company specifications, both incoming and outgoing.
•Labour utilisation and efficiency ensuring that training programmes are implemented.
•Monitor staffing levels and maintain overtime working to acceptable levels.
•Involvement with Health & Safety forum and ensure that safe working practices are adhered to.
•Create procedures relating to working practices and including safety issues.
•Charged with the control, supervision and development of the staff on the shift.
•Ensure Supervisors have staff, materials and all relevant information to complete tasks given.
•In the absence of the Factory Manager daily meetings with all Supervisors, Technical and Engineering to review previous day’s production, addressing breakdowns, performance, shortfalls and update with any information or production changes.
•Report to the Factory Manager on issues affecting production.
•Liaise with Factory Manager/Technical Manager to ensure systems and practices meet quality criteria.
•Liaison with other departments and respective Management as necessary.
•Daily contact with suppliers to ensure continuous supply.
•Creation and sending of letters/faxes/e-mails as necessary to suppliers and internal company communications.
•Attend departmental meetings.