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Shift Team Leader - Double Day Shift

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Date: 23-Nov-2022

Location: London - Beckton, London - Beckton, GB

Company: Britvic

At Britvic we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic soft drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.


At Britvic, we’re on a journey to become the most dynamic, creative and trusted drinks company. As one of the UK’s leading players in the FMCG market we pride ourselves on setting high standards, being courageous and pushing ourselves to think outside the bottle.

In the UK we employ over 1,800 people and have 3 factories, 3 office locations and a national distribution centre. Over the last few years, we have installed 10 new production lines, 3 new warehouses, a combined heat and power plant (CHP), as well as providing infrastructure for further expansion.

Responsible for the safety, quality, performance, and leadership of the manufacturing area of responsibility.  To adhere to standards and industry best practice that delivers customer satisfaction and company compliance in a safe environment. 


As a Shift Team Leader you will consistently demonstrate exceptional leadership.  Inspire, motivate and develop teams, reflected in a high morale, engaged workforce; promote and demonstrate professional behaviours, leading by example.


You will demonstrate and promote the Britvic company values.


The primary function of this role is to lead professionally and perform effectively, in a safe and timely manner.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

•    Essential: Minimum previous experience in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment including a minimum of 2 years as a team leader/shift manager or equivalent with proven leadership skills. 
•    Safety: Appetite to drive safety improvements through team engagement and company HSE initiatives.
•    People: At Britvic, we care deeply about our brands, our role in society and our impact on the planet. But, above all, it’s the happiness and health of our people that always comes first. As a Shift Team Leader – your role would entail everything from Reward and Recognition, regular 121 reviews with your team including development and training plans, to being the lead in investigations. 
•    Line Performance/Area Performance: Keen technical mindset with a desire to continuously improve people, process and machine. 
•    Lean: Experience of driving lean manufacturing principles for both cost effectiveness and team engagement. Strong ability to work in a team, whilst being able to lead, work on own initiatives and delegate to other functions. Clear communication to all levels including to Leadership team.
•    Strong computer skills incl. Microsoft Office, SAP and WMS



Key Responsibilities:

Deliver the Site vision and the strategic plan for the shift and support the achievement of the company vision.

Deliver the Business Unit Safety, Quality, Cost (OEE and Waste) and Service targets for your team.

Create a safety first culture by establishing a safe working environment, safe working practices and safety conscious behaviours amongst your team.
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.

Ensure consistent quality standards by applying approved manufacturing and quality procedures.

Ensure the team has a high level of engagement in reporting and resolving safety and GMDP concerns. 

Effective implementation of quality plans, standard operating procedures to deliver right first time and consumer complaint reduction
Support the Safety, AIB and GMDP audit processes including the closure of associated actions

Cost effective labour utilisation and flexing when required, and promote staff development to meet operational requirements

Forward planning of labour requirements for your shift, dependent on production plans, absence and training/development work.

Drive the training plan and ensure training records are up to date

Effectively support communication strategies within the site. 

Ensure Business Unit performance is driven from a people, process and machine point of view on a daily basis e.g. Short Internal Control (SIC) and people reviews

We believe we are stronger together and that’s why we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to all applicants and employees. We know that by building a truly inclusive environment where everyone feels celebrated, safe and respected - diversity and wellbeing will naturally thrive

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