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Shift Team Manager - Portlaoise






Responsibilities: Production and Packing. Take a proactive approach to managing all aspects of production and packing on shift identifying and supporting opportunities for continuous improvement. Monitor all process controls points on a continuous basis taking appropriate action as necessary to optimise and maintain product specification whilst maximising line efficiencies and minimising waste. Escalate any process or quality issue that cannot be adequately addressed by changes within normal operating parameters. Monitoring and accurately recording usage, yield, quality and efficiency data to accurately track plant performance vs targets and budget and deliver planned production at the required quality. Ensure timely and accurate records are maintained and that all operational checks are carried out and documented. Reviewing and analysing trends and proactively reporting results and actions. Support the maintenance team to deliver best practice asset care through correct operation of process equipment and early escalation and resolution of potential issues. Inform maintenance of potential and actual mechanical problems and follow through to completion to avoid and minimise downtime Promote effective problem solving involving all team members through the use of a formal structured process. Recording the issue, thought process and actions identified and delivered. Managing performance where necessary through a formal structured process. Identify improvement opportunities to improve safety, quality and operational efficiency including waste minimisation. Lead on agreed continuous improvement initiates using structured LEAN tools. Support the Production Manager in the preparation and delivery of annual operating budgets. People. Provide clear leadership to the shift production team developing a culture of engagement through involvement. Set clear standards and expectations for each direct report and hold them accountable for delivery. Coach and develop direct reports through regular one-to-ones and a formal performance review process. Ensure all shift Operators have received effective induction and formal training appropriate for the role. Ensure effective competency assessment against PSOPs through a structured formal assessment programme. Develop personal development plans for each shift member to enhance their skills and knowledge to maximise contribution from both individual and team and to maximise their personal growth and development. Respond appropriately in accordance with Company procedures to any employee who raises a complaint or grievance. Manage shift holidays and absenteeism within the department, arranging cover for absences as required. Undertaking effective return to work meetings in accordance with Company procedures. Communication. Lead daily shift briefings as part of the DMS process encouraging engagement and interaction providing 2-way feedback. Prepare comprehensive shift reports detailing department performance vs targets and standards and ensuring adequate and appropriate detail and explanation on any variances and the corrective action taken. Ensure effective shift handover at Team Leader and individual Operator level. Communicate directly and appropriately with Quality and Maintenance teams. Quality. Work closely with QA Shift Technician to ensure correct clean down and site GMP standards are achieved and maintained within the department. Monitor product code specifications to ensure good quality is consistently achieved. Monitor product quality continuously and react and report where issues arise that may affect HACCP protocols, involving Quality Team and Management. Ensure that all food safety and CCP procedures are observed and report any issues that may constitute a hygiene or safety risk. Health, Safety & Hygiene. • Proactively support the on-going development of safety through effective leading KPIs. • Progressively make the work environment safer through Risk assessments, hazard registers and elimination of hazards in the workplace. • Develop PSOPs and competency assessment; with associated operator training, which promotes safe working practises, in accordance with relevant Health and Safety Legislation. • Ensure that all staff are issued with, trained in and are using the correct PPE. • Ensure that accidents and incidents are thoroughly investigated and escalated and that root causes of these are identified and eliminated through preventative measures. Environmental. Ensure all Production Operatives are fully aware of site environmental standards, and ensure production processes operate in accordance with the requirements of ISO14001 (2001) and the site operating licence. Ensure that accidental discharges are minimised, and where these may occur, that spillage investigation report is completed and remedial action is implemented. Other Responsibilities. Ensure the role is performed with due regard for the requirements of the Company Equality of Opportunity Policy and Harassment Policies. To apply please send your CV to

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214 days ago