Shift Manager (Food Production)

Ref. Number

RR041022 - 1

Salary / Hourly Rate




Purpose of the job

Our client is the UK’s leading importer, packer and distributer of avocados in the UK. There are a growing, successful business that now has a vacancy for a new Shift Leader to join the friendly team.

Shift: 4 days on / 4 days off.

6am – 6pm.

Principle Responsibility

Ensuring that key production targets are met, lines are run efficiently and staff work to the best of their ability.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Organise all orders to be produced in a timely manner
  • Communicate with Packhouse Manager and Team Leaders
  • Ensure standards and policies are met.
  • Monitoring of line sheets
  • Organisation of extended shift working if required
  • Monitor efficiencies and KPI’s
  • Motivate personnel
  • Ensure machinery is cleared at the end of a production run
  • Ensure Packhouse is clean and tidy at all times
  • Monitor overpack
  • Ensure all packing lines required are continuously working to maximise efficiency
  • Provide back-up to the print room
  • Responsibility for training rotas
  • Monitor the performance of new colleagues undergoing training and provide guidance and support where necessary
  • Maintaining Production records online, within Prophet and physical.

Stock movement

  • Timely, accurate and efficient goods-in and storage
  • Despatch of product to comply with customer requirements
  • Efficient movement and location of stock within the site
  • Cost control and efficiencies

Stock Control

  • Accurate data entry and pallet labelling
  • Correct locations and temperatures
  • Scanning and Prophet utilisation
  • Protection from damage

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous Shift Management Experiences in a Food Production

Working Hours:

  • Day shift
  • Work on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern
  • Working hours : 6am – 6pm

Pay Details:

Salary £32,148.00 a year

Start Date


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