Shift Manager - Injection Mould

Wallace Hind Selection
£40,000 per annum
03 Aug 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Resilient hands on Shift Manager required for fast paced multifunctional global manufacturer. Based in Banbury you will be essential in supporting the strengthening of our infrastructure for the significant growth we are experiencing.

SALARY: £40, 000-45,000 (including of shift premium)

BENEFITS: Contributory Pension, 25 days holiday, Private Health Care

ROTATING SHIFTS: 07:00-15:00/ 15:00-23:00/ 23:00-7:00

BASED: Banbury

COMMUTABLE: Oxford, Birmingham, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Coventry, Worcester, Aylesbury

CHALLENGE - Shift Manager - Injection Mould

With the business experiencing significant growth our infrastructure is under extreme pressure to continually deliver. Successfully introducing new tools, focusing the team, embedding structure, delivering OTIF and process adherence is vital before.

The operation contributes £30M towards a total of £100M making us an essential element to the group’s continual growth strategy. Your resilience and ability to engage various teams through clear leadership and adherence to processes will be tested more than you have ever been.

We need consistency, embracement of our open door policy and someone who truly takes pride in getting stuck in with building a stronger substructure.


You be joining a network that can offer career progression, exposure to new challenges and senior mentoring for individual development. A place where you will be given the autonomy to lead your teams and be seen as an invaluable member of an expanding operation.

REQUIREMENTS - Shift Manager - Injection Mould

To be successful in your application you must be commutable to the Banbury office or alternatively be in the process of or willing to relocate to a suitable commutable location.

ESSENTIALLY YOU WILL - Shift Manager - Injection Mould

*Have a proven track record of successfully managing a multi skilled workforce within a large and fast paced,
Manufacturing operation. It is likely that this will be from an automotive, pharmaceutical, medical, aerospace, marine or engineering background.
*Demonstrate knowledge of plastics, injection moulding, thermoforming or blow moulding.
*Be resilient, hands on people manager who can engage, motivate and lead their teams.
*Understand how to assist with continuous improvement change (e.g. 5s, Six Sigma, Kanban, SMED, reduction of waste methodologies).
*Display an inquisitive and highly analytical nature.

We have advertised the role as a Shift Manager however you could have be employed in any of the following roles or industries: Manufacturing Manager, Continuous Improvement, Operations Manager, Automotive, Head of Manufacturing Lean Process, Pharmaceutical, Head of Operations, Injection Mould Operations Manager, Production Manager, Process Improvement, Site Operations Manager, Section Leader, Six Sigma, Production Manager, Lean Process, Aerospace and Defence, Medical, Lean Manufacturing, Engineering Manager, PPM, Automation, Industrial Processes, Kaizen or General Manager.

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant Matt Hogg quoting Shift Manager - Injection Mould reference MGH1708-01 to DD: +44 (0) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: +44 (0) . Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.

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