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Shift Team Leader

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Date: 11-Aug-2022

Location: Rugby, Rugby, 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 soft drinks company. 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.


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.
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
Responsibility for the resourcing budget control.
Drive lean manufacturing principles that ensure efficient, cost effective operations across the plant
Lead Zero Loss activity with your shift team
Adherence to process capability to provide product consistency.

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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