Careers

Operations Shift Manager

GRADE/RATE: SALARIED (£45,000 TO £50,000 DEPENDING ON EXPERIENCE)

 

HOURS: ROTATING SHIFTS – MON TO FRI (06:00AM TO 14:00PM & 14.00PM TO 22:00PM)

 

ABOUT US:

At Ornua Foods our vision is clear – to become Europe’s highest performing cheese packing facility. Operating from our state-of-the art facility in Leek, Staffordshire as part of the global Ornua group, our brands include Pilgrims Choice and Kerrygold and, through strategic partnerships with leading dairy providers, we are also the largest buyer of British cheese in the UK. We are dedicated to providing a safe, creative and informative environment for our employees and we pride ourselves on being a good employer. With regular training programs, we actively encourage our employees to build on their skills whilst at Ornua Foods.

 

THE ROLE:

As Shift Manager you will lead and drive performance and have the ability to identify and implement key improvements while ensuring consistency of approach across all shifts. You will champion operational standards at shift level and promote team development to achieve goals and KPIs.

 

KEY TASKS & DUTIES:

  • Management of the zone management team including recruitment, training & development, performance reviews, absence management etc.

  • Work with the CI Team to strive for improvements in resources available.

  • Analyse output of the root cause analysis reports from each zone identifying any trends that occur and initiate remedial action.

  • Ensure effective communication channels are adopted and adhered to throughout the zones.

 

PERSONAL QUALITIES & EXPERIENCE:

The successful applicant will hold a relevant management qualification, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in people management. You must be computer literate with an excellent working knowledge of MS Excel. Experience in change control is essential along with good communication skills with the ability to relay information at a level relevant to the audience. You will ideally come from an FMCG background or have a strong understanding of the industry.

Experience of working in a unionised environment and lean manufacturing environment are desirable.

 

You will demonstrate flexibility in your approach with an anxiety to complete assignments on time. You will ensure timely decision making under complex and demanding circumstances and be pro-active and a creative problem-solver.

 

BENEFITS:

 

As an employee of Ornua, you can expect to receive a competitive salary along with the following benefits:

 

· Free Onsite Parking

· 31 Days’ Holiday (rising with service)

· Company Pension

· Subsidised Staff Canteen

· Union

· Company Shop (offering discounts on products)

· Sports & Social Club

· Staff Lottery

· Childcare Vouchers

· Discount on Bikes and Tech Scheme

· Confidential Employee Assist Programme

· Company Mobile Phone

 

For any additional information on this role or to apply, please contact Lindsey Heath, Recruitment Specialist or send your CV and covering letter to recruitmenthr.leek@ornua.com


Due to the large number of applications we are unable to reply to each candidate individually; therefore, if you have not had a response within 14 days of your submission, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occassion.