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Shift Team Leader - Days

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Date: 09-Nov-2020

Location: London - Beckton, London - Beckton, GB

Company: Britvic

Shift Team Leader - Days 


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18th November

About the Role:

  • To lead and deliver the site plans for plant, people and processes for the shift.
  • To deliver optimum use of resources for the shift that ensures the shift delivers safety, productivity, quality, cost, service and objectives in an environment of high morale and engagement.
  • Financial Span of Control is across Shift Revenue expenditure as defined locally.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver the Site vision and the strategic plan for the shift and support the achievement of the company vision.
  • Responsibility for the resourcing budget control.
  • Ensure tight control of manpower planning requirements and promote staff development to meet operational requirements
  • Define a culture of the Britvic Work System
  • Drive lean manufacturing principles that ensure efficient, cost effective operations across the plant
  • Effectively support communication strategies within the site.
  • Drive the training plan and ensure records are up to date within B1
  • Ensure consistent quality standards by applying approved manufacturing and quality procedures.
  • Work closely with other Britvic functions and contractors to ensure effective introduction of new products and processes.


  • Create a safety first culture by establishing a safe working environment, safe working practices and safety conscious behaviours amongst your team.
  • Suitable assessment and control of risk including maintenance and practice of continually addressing and reviewing any risks in your area
  • Accountable for safety across your area; providing appropriate guidance, leadership, accountability and empowerment to your team to create a culture of Safety in this area.


  • Cost effective labour utilisation and flexing when required
  • Adherence to Standard Day ways of working (ie short interval control)
  • Lead Zero Loss activity for the Shift Team
  • Flexible to Support all Units in the Beckton site.


  • Effective implementation of quality plans, standard operating procedures to deliver right first time and consumer complaint reduction
  • Adherence to process capability to provide product consistency and trade sample results.
  • Support the audit process including the closure of associated actions


  • Delver targets for your team to establish and maintain appropriate cost per litre
  • Deliver cost reduction targets
  • Appropriate use of flexible workforce and overtime.


  • Fulfilment of shift and line performance
  • Ability to deal with the dynamic complexities of the Operations.
  • Great Place To Work
  • Provide suitable environment, training, development and culture to build your teams capability
  • Build technical and functional skills within your team utilising programmes and materials from the Britvic Work System.
  • Build a high performing team culture
  • Embed Company Purpose, Vision, Values and Behaviours within your team
  • Manage effective employee relations through delivery of performance management reviews.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

  • Some experience in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment or similar high volume automated environment is desirable
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Strong people skills with ability to flex styles to differing individual needs is essential
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Sound knowledge of manufacturing and HSE process and legislation is desirable
  • Experience of Lean Manufacturing
  • Strong Computer skills required, SAP and B1 an advantage


  • NVQ 3rd level qualification ideally in Production, Food Science, or Engineering or similar

At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted soft drinks company in the world. Britvic is one of Europe’s leading players in the FMCG market providing household favourites like Pepsi, Robinsons, Fruit Shoot, 7up and J2O plus a growing portfolio of premium brands combining a strong heritage and innovation across our brands. With a strong position both in UK, Ireland and internationally, we are looking to build on our success with an ambitious growth plan. As our organisation continues to grow, it is critical that we find new ways to create value for our customers.

Our purpose is to make life's everyday moments more enjoyable, for customers, consumers and partners and employees around the world. To do this, we need to be a dynamic, creative and trusted company that represents and respects the diverse values, voices and needs of everyone that enjoys our soft drinks. Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to the success of Britvic and we have set an ambition to be a truly inclusive organisation where our workforce mirrors the richness of the markets we operate in and communities we serve.

We will succeed in our mission to create a Britvic which values people and planet, just as much as performance – a Britvic we can all be proud of.

We’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees – in fact, this is at the heart of our company culture and values, and we welcome applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds.

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