Salary; £40,000 PER ANNUM

Our well-established client based in the South Wimbledon area is seeking a Shift Manager to join them on a permanent basis.

The role;

As a Shift Manager you will be managing a manufacturing team to ensure all daily orders are completed in full and on time and to the required safety and quality standards. There are approximately 80 factory staff on site, and you will have ad-hoc responsibility for managing all areas of the factory from time to time, however your core focus will be in food preparation and washing.

Hours of work are 6am – 2:30pm working 5 days out of 7 (will include working weekends)

Main responsibilities;

  • Management, development and leadership of your team in the delivery of an operationally excellent production.
  • Compliance with all company operational standards.
  • Continuous improvement activities associated with lean manufacturing.
  • Measurement of productivity and compliance (shift handover generation).
  • Take ownership of department KPIs ensuring targets are met through the management and monitoring of team member performance.
  • Manage and control product cost to ensure compliance to established cost models (overtime, yield compliance, waste monitoring, productivity, head count).
  • Onboarding and training new team members.
  • Ensure all stock of RM and FG is accurately processed using business systems and protocols- currently SAP based.
  • Establishing and support training needs of individuals within your team to meet functional and individual plans.
  • Ensure compliance with the maintenance schedules/documentation of all company equipment. Maintaining BRCGS food manufacturing standards


  • Significant previous experience in a similar role.
  • Previous experience working in a prepared Fruit and Vegetables setting.
  • HACCP and Food Safety Management trained.
  • Ability to use a Counterbalance Forklift Truck (Desirable).
  • Knowledge of fresh produce quality standards.
  • Experience of working with stock management systems.

Commutable locations;

Raynes Park, Wimbledon, Merton, Morden, Mitcham, Streatham, Motspur Park

Key words;

Food Production, Production Manager, Shift Manager, Warehouse Manager, Logistics Manager


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Job Information

Job Reference: OT180_1714407616
Salary: Up to £40000 per annum
Salary From: £40000
Salary To: £40000
Job Industries: Industrial
Job Locations: Wimbledon, London
Job Types: Permanent
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