Shift Team Leader

Date: 26 Jun 2024

Location: Rugby, GB, CV21 1HA

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.  


We offer consumers a range of family favourite and global premium brands such as Robinsons, Tango, J2O, R. White’s & London Essence. We exist to help people enjoy life’s everyday moments.


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 delivery of safety, quality, service, cost and productivity, whilst achieving objectives in an environment of high morale and engagement


Key Responsibilities:


  1. Deliver the Site vision and the strategic plan for the shift and support the achievement of the company vision
  2. Deliver the Business Unit Safety, Quality, Cost (OEE and Waste) and Service targets for your team.
  3. Create a safety first culture by establishing a safe working environment, safe working practices and safety conscious behaviours amongst your team.
  4. 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.
  5. Ensure consistent quality standards by applying approved manufacturing and quality procedures.
  6. Ensure the team has a high level of engagement in reporting and resolving safety and GMDP concerns. 
  7. Effective implementation of quality plans, standard operating procedures to deliver right first time and consumer complaint reduction
  8. Forward planning of labour requirements for your shift, dependent on production plans, absence and training/development work.
  9. Drive the training plan and ensure training records are up to date
  10. Responsibility for the resourcing budget control.
  11. Drive lean manufacturing principles that ensure efficient, cost effective operations across the plant
  12. Lead Zero Loss activity with your shift team

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:


  1. Experience in a Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) environment including experience as a team leader/shift manager or equivalent with proven leadership skills. 
  2. Appetite to drive safety improvements through team engagement and company HSE initiatives.
  3. Keen technical mindset with a desire to continuously improve people, process and machine. 
  4. 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.
  5. Strong computer skills incl. Microsoft Office, SAP and WMS

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