Manufacturing Shift Manager

Manufacturing Shift Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Manufacturing Shift Manager to join our team.


  • Responsible and accountable for appropriate escalation to senior management;
  • Responsibility for assets in the factory (total factory) with a replacement value of £300M;
  • Responsible for delivering products to the value of ~£30mio/yr;
  • Authorise shift schedules, overtime assignments, shift rotations and back up for absent staff;
  • Act with delegated decision making authority in the absence of the Production Manager;
  • Approve production schedules issued by Supply Chain and manages changes to plan as required;
  • Point of contact across site.


  • NVQ Management Level 4 is advantageous;
  • You will hold ILM Level 3;
  • IOSH Managing Safely;
  • You MUST have previous experience within a management position in the plastics industry;
  • You will have a working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing/ Six Sigma.