Shift manager

Market Drayton

Shift Manager

Location: Market Drayton

Type: Permanent – Full Time

Hours: 18:00pm – 06:00am, 4on 4off

Salary: competitive

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, are currently looking for a Shift Manager on Night Shift to complement an existing passionate and enthusiastic team. We are looking for a natural leader with experience in fast paced and dynamic production environment. This is very much hands-on role; the candidate will be expected to contribute towards their department ensuring team and the company’s success. 


  • A competitive rate of pay
  • Company Pension
  • 24 days annual leave holiday entitlement
  • Free Car Park
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does
  • PPE will be provided
  • Staff shop


Responsibilities include but are not limited:

•           Promoting a safety culture within your area, ensuring all health & safety, quality and hygiene requirements are met

•           Support the Lead Operative and team to ensure that targets are met

•           Plan and control manning levels for your team within guidelines

•           Maintain relevant communications with Engineering, Hygiene and other internal suppliers to minimise downtime

•           Develop, coach and empower your team of people to deliver on plan

•           Challenge current practice to maximise the effectiveness of your department

•           Proactively assist on projects in the factory

•           Attending regular meetings to report on performance and KPI’s during the day 

What we are looking for:

•           Previous supervisory/management experience

•           Experience within a production or manufacturing environment

•           Experience working in a in a fast-paced dynamic environment

•           Excellent problem-solving skills previous success in motivating and develop a team

•           A hands-on approach to people management

•           A competence in MS applications and administrative experience for reporting purposes 

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