Shift Manager OR Trainee Shift Manager, Jobs, 7515

Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Recruitment

Shift Manager OR Trainee Shift Manager - Edinburgh/Midlothian

Engineering & Manufacturing - Engineering & Manufacturing
Ref: 7515 Date Posted: Monday 12 Apr 2021
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Shift Manager OR Trainee Shift Manager


An excellent opportunity to join an established manufacturing organisation who are on a journey of change. This is a great time to join the senior team to help drive the changes through your leadership capabilities. This role is based in a heavy process environment and having a technical background would be ideal for this role. However, being data driven is key and understanding the need to analyse data on an hour-by-hour basis and being confident in making the right decisions with this data is paramount. Your ability to lead teams from the front as well as inspire them into new ways of working is an important aspect of the role as well as being commercially focussed.

What’s in it for you?

  • You will have the opportunity to develop your career with a large organisation and be rewarded with a strong pay and benefits package
  • You will have the opportunity to drive change and make a real difference in your role
  • You will have autonomy to run your area and will be given all the tools you need to make this a success
  • An opportunity to work alongside the Operations Manager & develop your skills
  • Decision making, troubleshooting, leadership, LEAN, process & plant will be a substantial part of this role and this will help hone & shape your experience for your longer term & future career aspirations

The ideal candidate will be/have:

  • A recent Graduate in an engineering or technical discipline such as Chemical or Process Engineering (HND Minimum) with at least 2 years’ experience within a Process/Technical/Project/Production Engineering background OR an experienced Manager coming from a Process/Technical/Project/Production Engineering background
  • A strong data driven mindset
  • Experienced in a Continuous Processing environment would be beneficial
  • A background in CI/Lean would be beneficial
  • A strong decision maker in a pressurised environment

Interested? Apply directly or contact Caroline Strachan