Shift Controller

As the Shift Controller, you will be managing the shift and supervisors for production and packaging on the factory floor.

This role could suit someone currently working in a team leadership position within production looking to progress or an individual currently managing.

This role is offered on a permanent basis.


Main Responsibilities for the Shift Controller



  • Ensure food safety, integrity, legality and quality is maintained

  • Ensure staff follow all company procedures and health and safety standards



  • Organise and allocate sufficient numbers of personnel to enable lines to operate & process efficiently

  • Liaise with service departments to ensure all equipment, materials and packaging are available in sufficient quantities/correct time to ensure all processes start on time and operate efficiently

  • Maintain effective lines of clear communication across all shifts and all departments

  • Resolve any issues raised or non-conformance efficiently and effectively

  • Ensure the control and management of all agency staff whilst on site

  • Manage/review staff performance, time keeping, holidays & absence

  • To identify training requirements and encourage multi-skilled operators

  • Provide cover for production management when and where required

  • Responsible for site security during shift, opening and locking up factory securely

  • Duties may vary depending on the requirements of the business


Required Skills, Experience, Knowledge, Competencies:



  • Food Hygiene, HACCP would be preferred, but is not a prerequisite

  • The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

  • Methodical and logical with attention to detail

  • Team leadership within an FMCG environment

  • Computer literacy in both Company systems and Microsoft Office

  • The ability to handle and keep information relating to business confidentially

  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills with ability to multi-task and remain calm in a pressurised environment.

  • Quick to learn and proactive.

  • Worked with or has experience of Continuous Improvement techniques including: - SIC boards, SMED, Root Cause Analysis, calculating efficiency/OEE and 5 s

  • Able to accurately calculate Yield, Waste and labour cost


What's in it for you:


This is a great opportunity to join a well-respected employer.

The starting salary is up to £27,000, plus 33 days holiday (including bank holidays), discretionary bonus, pension, sick pay, free parking and staff discounts and more! The shift pattern is 6-2, 2-10.


Application process:


All applications will be reviewed daily, and everyone will receive a response




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