Night Shift Production Manager

Milton Keynes

Night Shift Production Manager 

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Shift Manager to join our brilliant Production Team!

Based at our manufacturing site in Milton Keynes, you will have management responsibility for night shift leaders and departmental employees, ensuring production requirements are met.

At The Compleat Food Group we never just make food. We make food to feel good, taste good and do good for everyone. Our aim is to delight our customers and consumers every day, creating the best possible foods for shoppers needs and budgets.

Our ability to drive category growth for our customers is through our focus on understanding our consumers and our relentless pursuit of innovation – we have the courage to think differently and challenge the status quo.

We work at the correct pace to make clear decisions and deliver on our commitments on time every time. Quality is at the heart of everything we do, always. We take in pride in everything we produce.

We value everybody who works in our organisation. Everyone is treated with respect and encouraged to thrive and develop. Together we will become number one for culture.

Location: Milton Keynes 

Hours: Rotating shift pattern 3 days on, 3 days off, 18:00-06:00.

Salary: £42,000 per annum. 

Your Duties Will Include:

  • Ensure Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) are monitored, and targets achieved
  • Ensure a safe and efficient workplace is maintained at all times
  • Co-ordinate with support functions concerning production planning and resource/skill allocation
  • Ensure delivery of products to schedule within all relevant quality specifications
  • Deliver shift briefs with focus on quality, cost, and delivery, and gathering ideas for improvement
  • Follow up to customer concerns to identify and eliminate root cause 
  • Meet external and internal auditory standards and improvements, providing support during audits
  • Train operatives for products and processes within the team
  • Carry out incident, accident and non-conformity investigations and action closures.
  • Share ideas with management team to improve operations and support implementation of continuous improvement activities in line with quality standards 
  • Responsibility to manage attendance, performance and personnel issues for team members 


  • Experience of working in food manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of health and safety issues to areas of food production
  • Experience of training and managing people
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • HACCP awareness (Level 3 Desirable)
  • Level 3 Food Safety and Hygiene (Desirable)


  • Self-motivated and hands-on approach 
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player 
  • Attention to detail and quality standards 

Benefits to Include:

  • 2 Employee Volunteering Days per year
  • Online and High-street retailer discount scheme and well-being portal
  • Employee well-being and community support groups
  • Charity Initiatives and Team events
  • 24/7 Access to Grocery Aid

The Compleat Food Group are proud to have built an inclusive and respectful culture where our colleagues feel safe, supported and valued. A place where they can bring their whole selves to work to achieve exceptional results and thrive.

We continue to attract diverse talent into our teams, because we know greater diversity leads to exceptional results and provides a better working life. That’s why we’re committed to ensuring Fairness, Equity, Inclusivity, and Respect in all that we do. 

Recruitment Agencies: We have an active and trusted Preferred Supplier List to assist us if required. We do not acknowledge any speculative CVs or unsolicited candidate introductions from agencies.