Shift Operations Manager – Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing – Hull

  • Hull

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing

I am now working with a Global Manufacturing Company located in Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire, who due to internal promotions are now looking to recruit a highly driven, Shift Operations Manager to join the Senior Management Team. This will be on a 5 shift rota and will come with strong progression opportunities.

Client Details

Located in Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire my client is part of a Global Manufacturing Company who supply products worldwide. The business is currently going through a large investment period with new machines and capex projects coming into the business. Due to internal promotions, they are now looking to recruit a highly driven, Shift Operations Manager to join the Senior Management Team.


As the Shift Operations Manager, you will have full responsibility for your team which includes Shift Managers, Production Teams Leaders and some other staff. You will make sure all products are manufactured to customer standards before dispatch, while maintaining high quality standards.

Main Responsibilities

Lead the Production team to ensure they are engaged and high performing with a focus on problem solving and teamwork.

To ensure that site requirements are documented, briefed out and trained out to all staff.

To manage the availability of labour against the plan and to work with colleagues to optimise labour across the Manufacturing functions.

To co-ordinate maintenance activities in conjunction with the Engineering team to deliver planned and reactive maintenance.

To liaise and co-operate with colleagues in Technical and Quality teams to ensure that quality standards are maintained.

To participate in problem solving initiatives to reverse poor trends & drive improvements.

To gain a solid understanding of the Process to enable direct involvement in the 3 areas with regards to machine and labour planning

To be able to co-ordinate the Manufacturing operations with regards to ensuring the Production plan is carried out efficiently and cost effectively.

To always be conscious of reducing all and any types of waste identified, including, waste of product, time, effort, energy, movement, money.


The successful Shift Operations Manager will be located at the Kingston Upon Hull, East Yorkshire site and should be able to demonstrate the following key skills:

Previous Production Management or Shift Management experience in an engineering or manufacturing environment

A great understanding all manufacturing processes with a good lean toolbox

Previous experience of managing a large team with great people management skills

Excellent communication and influencing skills

The ability to set targets and manage performance to achieve these results

Strong Problem-solving ability

Computer literate (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Job Offer

This is an excellent opportunity to join a Global Manufacturing Company located in Hull and will come with strong progression opportunities into Operations Management. You will be on a 4 shift basis, with a yearly package salary of £45,000 to £65,000 depending on transferable skills and background experience.

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