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Shift Manager

  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sectors:

    Manufacturing & Production

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £33000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tom Evans

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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    Tom Evans

Shift Manager

Market Leading Engineering Manufacturer

Blackburn / Burnley / Presteon

£30,000 - £33,000

We are looking for a Shift Manager to lead and drive performance at their established automotive engineering site commutable from Blackburn/Burnley/Preston. We are looking for an automotive candidate with experience supervising a fast paced assembly process. If this sounds like you, APPLY NOW!

The Role

  • Reporting to the Production Manager

  • Ensure the team works to exemplary health and safety standards

  • Drive performance of the team through KPIs, strong people skills and leadership

  • Manage labour and man hours ensuring sufficient staff are allocated to each shift and production line

  • Oversee that systems, procedures and staff duties are followed in accordance with the companies' rules, regulations and operating guidelines

  • 5S, housekeeping and maintaining a safe working environment on the production line

  • Seek ways to make production more effective including using LEAN tools and techniques, measuring takt times and improving process flow

  • Preventative Maintenance

The Person

  • Will be an accomplished Shift Manager


  • Previous experience using lean, streamlined manufacturing methods is crucial

  • Able to work independently using inventiveness and initiative

  • Experience with Robotics is preferred

Why choose this Business?

The successful candidate will be joining an automotive organisation. This business is a UK based manufacturing business. This company have a fantastic track record for developing and investing in their people, facilities and systems.

The business will support your personal development in this role and there are already plans in place for promotion opportunities. You will be joining a company that is very profitable and is currently enjoying double digit growth, with a market leading product line and highly reputable client base. If you are interested, please apply now!