Position title
Nights Shift Production Manager

West Drayton John Guest - Reliance Worldwide Corporation has job opening for Shift Manager- Nights, to co-ordinate the production activities on a shift basis, ensuring that the individual shift teams have the skills and competency to deliver business led volumes against team objectives and targets whilst maintaining HSE standards, Quality and adherence to the overall plan.

The ideal candidate will have extensive manufacturing experience within a management role and will be able to demonstrate a track record of idea creation and implementing change.


Drive behavioural based safety throughout the plant and ensure medical treatment and target rates are adhered to.
To take a lead role in Incident Investigations, follow up on actions, look for route cause (five whys) analysis
To be fully conversant in Permit To Work writing and acceptance, which will include General Work Permits, Hot Work Permits, Working at Height Permits.
To ensure the site operation is compliant on COSHH, Engineering & legislative standards, ISO9001 and ISO14001.
To be fully trained and responsible for Risk Assessment and overall quality of the shift output. Including guarding, interlocks, traffic ways and adherence to government guidelines including social distancing.
Manage regular stock checks to ensure accuracy of both WIP held and MRP requirements on a regular basis and align any discrepancies on the system.
Assist with the implementation of the annual road map and daily and weekly metrics aligned to customer demand in conjunction with the Production Manager.
Create and implement best practice in manufacturing, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance including quality.
Own the Daily Stand Up Meeting (DSUM) ensuring all metrics are relevant and have targets that ensure problem solving is being driven by the team on a daily basis.
Management of the team, including HR matters, attendance and holidays. Ensure 6 monthly and 12 monthly appraisals with the team and set SMART objectives for each individuals.
Allocation & management of budgets
Drive preventive maintenance programmes
Instigate continuous improvement initiatives and lead the change including new systems and processes.


Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent work-based experience.
Mechanical engineering knowledge is preferred.
Knowledge of HSE processes and standards.
Extensive manufacturing experience with a proven management record.
Able to demonstrate the development and maintenance of strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure optimal performance.
Technical understanding.
Understanding of Lean Manufacturing and understanding of continuous improvement techniques.
Knowledge of SAP and scheduling systems.
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.


Apply online at John Guest Recruitee

Employment Type
Manufacturing - Production
Job Location
John Guest HQ, Horton Rd, West Drayton, London, England, UB7 8JL, UK
Base Salary
£18.00-£22.00 Per hour
Date posted
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