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Shift Manager – Kildare

Shift Manager (Permanent)

Optimize Recruitment are currently partnering with a well renowned manufacturing company to recruit a Shift Manager on a permanent basis. This role will report directly to the Plant Manager and work in a two shift cycle pattern of 8-4, 4-12.

Competitive salary, shift premium and benefits package on offer for the right candidate.


  • Supervise and motivate a team of workers, providing support and guidance to all team members
  • Review team member performance and identify training needs
  • Ensure that safety, quality and production standards are maintained to legal and company standards
  • Work with the planning team to plan and organise production schedules.
  • Manage and evaluate people and machine resources to ensure maximum productivity and minimal downtime without compromising product safety or integrity
  • Identify and working with other site disciplines, implement improvement plans to deliver site KPI targets
  • Liaise with vendors in procuring and improving equipment and services
  • Manage all manufacturing documentation including safety, quality and manufacturing to ensure that all procedures are followed on the shift

Experience & Qualifications:

  • 3rd Level Qualification in an Engineering discipline
  • 5 years+ Shift leadership experience in a food manufacturing environment
  • Must have ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Previous experience in a similar role would be an advantage

For more information and to discuss similar opportunities, please contact Lee in the strictest of confidence on 0858072559 / lee@optimizerecruitment.ie
Please note your CV will never be released without your expressed permission.

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