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Shift Manager

Ref: FX1050

Type: Permanent

Salary: £40K

Location: Wigan


Foxwood Recruitment are delighted have partnered with a textiles industry heavyweight in their search for a Shift Manager. This position reports directly to the Managing Director and carries full responsibility for around 60 personnel across all production areas. The successful candidate will be both robust and consistent in actively promoting cultural change and pursuing continual improvement of effectiveness and efficiencies in existing labour, equipment use and health and safety practices.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure that all staff are trained to carry out tasks, recording competencies on the staff training matrix.
  • Liaise with any agency provider to seek replacements when required.
  • Effectively communicate and manage targets with regular reviews.
  • Ensure our customers always receive the best quality products, you will drive this with each team leader to maintain a consistently high product quality in line with ISO standards.
  • Demand a clean and safe working environment from all employees.
  • Continually look to improve the shift, supporting and leading a culture of continuous improvement in all areas.
  • Proactively managing staff in a positive way.
  • Monitor and reduce waste generation.
  • Analyse equipment downtime to identify improvement opportunities and liaise with the maintenance team using the shop floor online system (SFOL).
  • Challenge and seek to continuously improve processes, whilst setting the example for best working practice.
  • Work effectively with all other departments within the business to achieve and exceed company targets.
  • Enforce company time and attendance procedure as per the works rules ensuring a fair and consistent approach is followed.
  • Reporting to management.


Who Are We Looking For?

  • Proactive.
  • Dynamic.
  • A problem solver.
  • An effective communicator.
  • Technically competent within a manufacturing environment.


The Details

  • Day and Evening Shifts (6am-2pm or 2pm-10pm) Monday-Friday.
  • Competitive salary, as listed above, with scope for additional earning through overtime.


This is a gilt-edged opportunity for an exceptional production manager looking for their next challenge within a fast-paced manufacturing environment. If this is you, don’t be a stranger! Send over your CV today and our team will be in touch.