Shift Manager - Label Manufacturing

Ref. Number:7187 Location:Drogheda, Co. Louth., Leinster Category:Label Companies Type:Full-time Salary:Negotiable

Job Description

Shift Manager – Label Manufacturing

 

 

Main Purpose of Job & Accountability:

Supervise assigned production operations with responsibilities for productivity, quality, safety and housekeeping.

Principal Duties, Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

Reporting to the Operations Manager the post holder is expected to deliver optimum print service and play a key role in standardizing the ways of working and print process improvement (Radius).

The role requires the delivery of working practices that support the BRC, environmental and safety programs.

As information and strategies are cascaded from the Operations meeting you’ll be required to drive planned and structured change to the site print processes whilst maintaining compliance at all times.

Other duties will include your ad hoc input and attendance to local print forums which are challenged with delivering OE solutions in a cost effective and timely manner.

Clear communication is key to success as the role requires regular dialogue with all business functions, especially all support functions leading up to production.

The Shift Manager is responsible for delivering the day to day print plan and controlled change.

The role requires strong leadership skills and the day to day demonstration of the appropriate attitudes and behaviours, encouraging the delivery of individual and team objectives.

The Shift Manager must clearly communicate, using a range of techniques, the agreed vision for the future, clarity of goals, focus and a sense of urgency.

The post holder must support the “manage by facts” approach and monitor the print related information.

Clear communication and day to day improvement of the internal customer – supplier relationships are paramount.

Specific Areas of Responsibility include:

  • Daily management of the Print and Print support teams.
  • Monitor and challenge performance related issues around labour and material over usage.
  • Ensure daily shift handover meeting takes place, with a clear understanding of all shift objectives.
  • Day to day management of the quality and quantity of output.
  • Build a high performing team through managing all aspects of performance (including attendance) and ensuring the appropriate training and development of colleagues.
  • Authenticate the accuracy of the data entered by the print teams ensuring any errors are corrected.
  • Booking and monitoring of all team holidays working within the business guidelines.
  • Provide support for investigations into job cost variances
  • Minimize WIP in all areas of production.
  • Creation of a safe environment and support for the site safety objectives
  • The timely and cost-conscious delivery of the print plan.
  • Attendance and contribution to the Operations improvement forums.
  • Local adherence to the quality systems and input into the local risk assessments.
  • Day to day adherence to, and raising the awareness of, the site environmental objectives.
  • Encouragement of individuals to develop through coaching and appraisal.
  • Reinforcement of the “one way of working” approach through the use of guides and procedures.
  • The strengthening of internal customer – supplier relationships by seeking to understand other team goals.
  • Personal development through internal courses.

 

 

The post holder will work a 36-hour week minimum as set out in their contract of employment, additional hours maybe required dependent on the needs of the business.

 

The post holder is responsible for their continuous professional and personal self-development.

The extent and speed of change in the delivery of services is such that adaptability is essential to this level of appointment.  The post holder will be required to maintain, enhance and develop their knowledge, skills and aptitudes necessary to respond to changing situations.  Therefore, this Job Description is an outline of the current broad areas of responsibility and accountability and should not be regarded as a comprehensive listing.  It will be reviewed and updated in line with future needs.
 

Aims and Culture:

INTEGRITY:-

  • Ensure the day job is carried out in accordance with the food safety, environmental and cGMP requirements.
  • Create a safe working environment through compliance to the relevant policies and procedures.
  • Conduct the day to day business with integrity and accountability, support team-working at every opportunity.

PASSION: -

  • Deliver local and team objectives in a timely and structured manner demonstrating a positive attitude.
  • Support customer brands by manufacturing their products to the planned timescales and quality.
  • Reduce the number of internal non-conformances through adherence to procedures, policies and guides.
  • Acknowledge individual endeavour and success.

CREATIVITY:-

  • Encourage continuous improvement by delivering the print finishing plan using Lean principles.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and team-working. Set the pace and tone of the business.
  • Support production trials by providing clear operational feedback.

PERSEVERANCE: -

  • Clearly communicate team and individual goals using a range of techniques and tools.
  • Drive the local goals by demonstrating leadership and focus.
  • Show the ability to accept mistakes as learning whilst discouraging repetitive errors.

ACHIEVEMENT: -

  • Differentiate MCC from its competition by continually improving performance.
  • Encourage a work environment where individuals and teams can flourish.
  • Celebrate success with individuals and the wider team.

 

 

 

 

 

Apply with CV (MS Word format) to:

David Fitzsimons

APB.ie/ Print Recruitment

Email: david@apb.ie