Shift Manager - Production - Cutler Heights

Location: Manufacturing - Produce - Cutler Heights - Bradford
Job type: Full Time
Closing Date: Wednesday, 9 November 2016

We've got a fantastic opportunity for a Shift Manager - Production to join our team at our Cutler Heights produce manufacturing site in Bradford . Reporting to the Site Production Manager, you will lead your team to successfully deliver your lines KPI's and drive business performance.

This is a full time permanent position working day shift.

Cutler Heights is Morrisons first produce site which opened in 1976. We now produce over 100 million packs per year of stone fruit, citrus, top fruit, salad and clean veg. Supplying to over 130 stores and employing over 450 colleagues at site. Following recent investment of £1.5 million we now have a state of the art 'grapes' centre of excellence with the capacity to produce 43 million packs per year with Mondini heat sealers.

Here at Morrisons our Shift Managers do the following;

  • Take full responsibility for the day to day running of a department on shift, ensuring the Health & Safety of all colleagues whilst maintaining and making improvements in all areas.

Coach, develop and lead staff & establish a continuous improvement culture.

  • Monitor and communicate the site plan, performance KPI's and targets ensuring that all colleagues are striving to achieve the same goal.
  • Working closer with internal and external suppliers you will build strong effective relationships ensuring that the site is legally compliant, all products are delivered to specification to ensure value and colleagues are highly engaged with the right tools to do their job.
  • Control levels and accuracy of waste & waste recording including Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and potential efficiency; accuracy & waste recording; downtime; product weights; staff efficiency.
  • Continuously identify ways to reduce costs & improve standards & efficiency in all areas.
  • Attend daily review meetings to ensure fully on target to deliver.
  • Lead by example, demonstrating high standards of behaviour, honesty & integrity - develop & support people through coaching and feedback.

What skills and qualifications do I need to be a successful Shift Manager?

  • Management experience gained in a fast paced production environment dealing with large teams.
  • Proven experience in a people management role with the ability to deliver strong results through a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and report information/findings, develop recommendations, and implement process changes in order to improve operational performance.
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills in order to engage motivate and develop large teams with varying skill sets.
  • The ability to build effective relationships across all levels of the organisation and cross-functional teams through the application of effective communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

What's stopping you?

We're a supermarket with a difference, in that we make food as well as sell it. Take fresh beef for example, we buy cattle direct from the farmer, take it through our own preparation sites and deliver the meat to the store ourselves. We are the UK's second largest food manufacturer and no other British supermarket has greater traceability and direct control over its supply chain than we do.

We have 18 manufacturing sites including abattoirs, meat processing plants, produce packaging sites, a seafood site, a bakery, flower factory, banana ripening facility and even our own farm. What's more, we're investing massively in our manufacturing capability - over £200m over the last three years alone, plus our talent agenda as we develop our people, creating exciting career prospects at all levels.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and a friend or family member giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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