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Shift Manager

New Inn, Torfaen County Borough
Monday – Friday,


The THOMAS Recruitment Group is recruiting on behalf of a Manufacturing client based in Pontypool. Our client is seeking a Shift Manager on a permanent basis.

Job Purpose

To provide comprehensive and pro-active management and leadership, ensuring the delivery of production targets, delivery of customer quality expectations, food hygiene, cost parameters and legal obligations are met.

Shifts: 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM Mon-Thursday

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure the factory output targets are met to quality parameters in the most effective manner available in current circumstances.
  • To ensure that all staff are working in a safe and practical manner with full compliance to all current legislation including (but not limited to) Health & Safety, Food Safety etc.
  • Ensure that staff on-site follow standard Company and Statutory procedures in all aspects of food production.
  • To review factory procedures and practices against best practice and legal requirements.
  • To plan and implement agreed changes to procedures and practices
  • To ensure that the Senior Production Manager / Site Operations Manager is kept informed regarding site status and any potentially sensitive issues in a timely manner.

People Matter…

  • To consistently challenge existing practices and behaviours where these deviate from the organisations existing processes and desired culture
  • To manage your team appropriately and in accordance with their principle terms and conditions of employment and procedures outlined within the Company handbook.
  • To manage all HR issues relating to your team, i.e. attendance, punctuality, discipline, grievance, etc. consistently and in accordance with the Company’s procedures.
  • To ensure that all recruitment/internal promotions are consistent with the relevant role profile and make provision for structured interviews and succession planning to help facilitate this requirement.
  • To be a key driver in daily operations meetings to improve performance and communication.
  • To undertake relevant project work as determined by the Operations Manager / Group Technical Manager
  • To demonstrate open, democratic, and supportive behaviour, consistent with the organisational culture.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Proven track record in Production Management and be able to demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of modern manufacturing techniques. Experience in achieving and maintaining customer requirements and Health and Safety standards will be essential.
  • Previous experience in a bakery manufacturing environment is essential with an understanding of the Chroley Wood Process and Sheeting Lines

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    Simona Johnson
    Simona Johnson
    10:35 16 Mar 21
    I have a very good experience with Thomas Recruitment agency. I would like to thank Jacky for help. She found me a very good job. Jacky is... professional and always ready to cooperate. I highly recommend this agency and I appreciate everything they did for me. 😊👍read more
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    15:33 17 Feb 21
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    12:53 17 Feb 21
    I would like to say that Jackie and the staff at pontypridd are excellent have had problems and a number of health issues since starting knight... securities in wages have always been correct and I have been enjoying where I been working. unfortunately my health problems have made me unavailable for work and the staff at both knights and Thomas recruitment have been fantastic. Thank you more
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    12:31 15 Feb 21
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    21:15 09 Feb 21
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