Shift Manager - Backshift
Bo'ness, West Lothian
4d ago

Job Description

Title : Production Shift Manager - Backshift

Salary : Competitive Based Upon Experience

Shift : Sunday - Thursday

Shift Time : 06 : 00 14 : 00

Benefits Package : 33 Days Annual Leave


Flexible Benefits Package

Who are Bakkavor :

Bakkavor is one of the leading providers of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China.

Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets.

In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.

Our Bakkavor business in Bo’ness , based near Falkirk , specialises in the production of fresh, high quality salad products working primarily with premium retailers.

To give a feel for the scale of manufacturing in Bo’ness we produce over 70million salad based meals and side dishes from our 2 manufacturing facilities employing over 1200 people in the town.

If you wish to join a growing, market-leading business, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, people-focussed production professional to join us as one of our Back shift Shift Managers .

The role :

In this busy and fast-paced role, where you will report in to the Back Shift Section Manager working Sunday to Thursday , 2 : 00pm-10 : 00pm.

You will have responsibility for the performance of a shift of 15-25 operatives with a number of Charge Hands to support you.

Shift performance and ensuring that all Health & Safety, Food Safety regulations are cascaded down to shift and fully followed will sit with you.

Job Accountabilities :

  • Health & Safety - To encourage a safe working environment for all employees in their area by supporting and enforcing standards as set out in the Group Health and Safety policy.
  • Quality Standards -Ensure team are performing to quality standards in terms of GMP, food safety, product quality and presentation and housekeeping.
  • Performance Management -Manage performance and attendance of the team including first level formal written disciplinary action, performance review, absence management (including return to work procedures)
  • Training & Development - Ensure that operatives are coached and trained in all aspects of their role, including health and safety and food safety standards and quality procedures.
  • Continuous Improvement - Manage improvement activities including KPIs, waste management and production control processes and associated administration and record keeping.
  • About You :

  • Experienced people manager
  • Manufacturing experience
  • A knowledge of Health & Safety
  • Understand or be willing to learn the principles and application of Food Safety
  • Have a proactive approach to Food Safety
  • What you can expect from us :

    When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, bonus, private medical and other flexible benefits - alongside excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group.


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