Location: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Lucy Marriott

Engineering Shift Manager

Job Description

Key Expectations

Health and Safety

To be accountable for all aspects of health and safety within Engineering and ensure H&S is at the forefront of how the department performs. Ensuring compliance with all legislation, company policy and requirements in respect of Health and Safety (and Environment)

Quality Standards

Lead and drive standards of quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping through Good Manufacturing Practice (G.M.P.) to ensure that both business and customer standards are exceeded and audit requirements are fully met. Ensuring compliance with all legislation, company policy (and where appropriate customer) and requirements in respect of food safety.

People and Performance Management

Provide leadership, motivation and focus for site engineering team. Lead by example developing a positive culture whilst fostering good employee relations through fair, effective and consistent people management. Create an Environment where team members value each other's talents and work collaboratively. Utilise the performance management systems (i.e. PDR) and if necessary impose disciplinary sanctions in accordance with Company Policy.

Training and Development

Take accountability for the training and development of your shift. Actively coach, develop and train team members to the required level of competence to encourage continuous improvement within the business.


To work closely with the management teams building common goals, ensuring effective communications and working relationships at all levels.

Performance Improvement (through use of KPIs)

To deliver against core engineering goals and KPIs to aid operations to achieve sales and distribution requirements, seeking opportunities to improve performance at all times. Develops and implements PIPs and identifies areas for improvement. To develop a culture of continuous improvement, eliminating reoccurring issues by resolving the root cause.


To implement, maintain and enforce a 'best in class' maintenance system. Through use of CMMS system all equipment will be maintained to the highest standard optimising availability and Site 'OEE'. All necessary critical stocks will be identified and sourced to minimise impact of part failure.

Health and Safety

  • Seen as a leader of excellence for safety across the Company
  • Safety culture visible to internal and external visitors through your leadership
  • Actively promotes near miss reporting
  • Obvious high profile safety culture throughout shift
  • Constantly seeking to improve Environmental impact
  • Create a culture that constantly exceeds customer expectations (audit standards)
  • Self-auditing system in place that leads to continuous improvement on hygiene standards
  • Provides support for the technical department as required
  • Provides clear leadership to the team on exceeding internal and external expectations on GMP
  • Makes recommendations on process improvements that improves standards of equipment and food quality
  • Constantly seeks to enhance the quality of work
  • Promotes a working environment that positively takes account of peoples differences
  • Actively encourages team members to challenge their thinking/ preferred style of working
  • Constructs cross functional teams to achieve business objectives and build creditability
  • Encourages a culture of continuous improvement that is driven from engineers
  • Builds key relationships with Senior Leadership Team
  • Seeks opportunities to stretch and challenge high performers
  • Works with Site Engineering Manager and others in introduction of new policies and procedures
  • Provides leadership and support for team in dealing with performance management issues
  • Performance and attendance is viewed as a key operational issue
  • Quality of hearings and documentation is consistently professional
  • Recognises teams training requirements and actively seeks to develop them
  • Able to use Internal Excellence and External Support to enhance skills
  • Recognises own training needs and works to improve
  • Actively promotes the business to potential recruits
  • Acts as a mentor to others

Quality Standards

People and Performance Management

Training and Development


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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