Job title:Shift Manager (Manufacturing)
Location: Croydon
Closing date:2019-06-12 00:00:00
Salary:£43,000 per annum
Job type:Full time
Role overview:
Shift Manager (Manufacturing) 

Zotefoams is experiencing a period of strong, sustained growth and we are now looking to expand our production team, introducing 3 new vacancies for Shift Team Managers. 

Position: Shift Team Manager 
Location: Croydon, London 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: Continental Rotating, 12hrs shifts, both days and nights, working 182.5 days per year. 
Salary: £43,000 per annum (inclusive of shift allowance) up to 5% bonus 
Benefits: Contributory pension, staff bonus, share purchase scheme, life insurance, reward scheme and flexible Friday scheme. 

Responsibilities: 

- Effective management of performance, conduct, absence, engagement and training and development of team members, holding people accountable to agreed departmental and company standards. 
- To effectively share Site Lead responsibility, with another Shift Team Manager, during 24/7 operations outside office hours, providing guidance and leadership to all site functions to achieve optimum outputs. 
- Support continuous improvement projects and activities. Identify, communicate and manage areas for improvement. 
- Update KPI’s, identify and communicate associated actions and highlight areas for improvement. 
- Contribute proactively to all OHSE activities, maintaining good housekeeping and a safe working environment at all times. 
- Provide a shift summary and handover record with any exceptions detailed and actioned. 
- Assist with the introduction of; new products, equipment, audits, procedures and processes. 

About you: 

- 3 years’ experience within a manufacturing environment. Experience of managing or supervising teams. 
- Good knowledge of continuous improvement techniques and methodologies. 
- Competent in monitoring and control of resources to achieve daily schedules. 
- A clear understanding of OHSE requirements. 
- Good IT skills in Microsoft packages and bespoke manufacturing software. 
- Good communication, management, influencing and people skills. 
- A proactive approach teamed with sound decision-making skills. 
- A dynamic and pragmatic approach, with attention to detail. 
- A relevant technical degree is desirable or suitable industry experience. 
- Relevant Lean or Continuous Improvement qualification desirable. 

About Us: 

Zotefoams plc designs and manufactures specialised foam products for a world of everyday applications. 

For nearly 100 years we have created solutions that enable our customers to become more competitive, profitable and sustainable. Our leadership position today is based on our portfolio of differentiated products, our technological excellence and our exceptional people. 

Looking forward, our products will provide solutions in a resource-constrained world with a population that is getting older, healthier and wealthier, by helping to save energy, reduce waste, improve safety standards and keep people active. 

You may have experience of the following: Shift Manager, Shift Team Manager, Shift Team Leader, Plant Manager, Plant Team Leader, Site Manager, Site Team Leader, Manufacturing Manager, Manufacturing Team Leader, Engineering, Operations Manager, Plastics Manufacturing, Foam Manufacturing, etc.
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