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Production Shift Manager * Competitive Salary * Folkestone

An experienced Production Shift Manager required for this highly successful manufacturing business. This will be a 4 on 4 off shift pattern which includes days and nights, working 12-hour shifts.


  • Job Security – highly successful business
  • 4 on 4 off shift pattern – days and nights – 12 hour shifts
  • Competitive Salary
  • Fantastic benefits


The Production Shift Manager will ensure that the Production schedule is met safely, on time, in full, at cost, at the right quality first time and by the most efficient utilisation of the resources available to them using ‘lean’ methodologies. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining required standards of Good Manufacturing Practise (GMP)
  • To continually audit processes and meetings to maintain the standard.
  • Continually act to reduce costs.
  • To ensure the welfare, training and development of the team.


You will need a strong background in Production Management within an FMCG environment. Other key attributes will include:

  • Extensive experience of leading a team within a manufacturing environment.
  • Good knowledge of robotics and automated manufacturing technology, including fault finding and problem solving.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to relay information to colleagues at all levels of the organisation.
  • Experience of leading and/or participating in continuous improvement projects (Six Sigma or Lean would be an advantage).

If this Procurement Manager job is of interest and you would like to investigate further, apply TODAY!“

“Kandhu Recruitment will consider all applications based on each candidate’s suitability to the role or similar roles within the Food Sector and if we feel you are a relevant candidate we will process your application by adding you to our secure recruitment database and then contacting you to progress job opportunities further. We do not contact unsuitable applicants.”

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