Shift Manager

Job description

This growing Medical Device company is looking for an experienced Shift Manager to lead and be responsible for the overall operations of the production shift.

The Shift Manager will be responsible for the coordination and direction of cross functional teams of the designated production area to achieve business goals.

You will also implement the company's systems and strategies to ensure a safe work environment, maximize profitable growth, drive quality improvements, provide premier customer service, develop people, reduce operating costs, inventories and lead times through continuous improvements.

Key requirements:

  • Education equivalent to a third level qualification in Engineering, Business, Science or related field.

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in a similar environment, of which at least 3 years related experience in people management.

  • Excellent coaching, mentoring and team development skills.

  • Ability to plan and organise production schedules.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with other functions and management team.

  • Ability to work effectively as a manufacturing team member to achieve production goals.

  • Action oriented and enjoys challenges; drives for results; is versatile, flexible and is willing to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.

  • Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to identify improvements in manufacturing methods and processes.

  • Understanding of relevant Oracle (or other ERP system) modules and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) proficiency.

  • Green belt certification and lean manufacturing experience is desirable.

  • Flexibility to work within different shift patterns is essential.

If you are interested in this Shift Manager role, please send your resume to or call me on 091 455 300 for more information.


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