Shift Manager (Nights)

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 18:00pm - 06:00am, 4 on 4 off
Salary: £Competitive D.O.E

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer, is currently looking for experienced Shift Managers to complement our existing passionate and enthusiastic team on Nights.


Our Vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation, and integrity.  As a member of our Management Team, you will be directly contributing to this vision through your core tasks and responsibilities. 


Reporting directly to the Factory manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • To actively promote a safety, health and environment culture in accordance with H&S responsibilities as defined in the H&S policy
  • To actively promote a quality and food safety culture, within defined area of responsibility
  • To ensure the efficient delivery of production controls within defined financial parameters
  • Motivate, manage and develop teams within defined area of responsibility to meet business objectives and to ensure sustainability of skills for the future
  • Actively promote two-way communications, utilising all tools available
  • Drive delivery of Continuous Improvement Plans (CIP’s)
  • Ensure the effective management of NPD trials from the point of entry into the factory to final sign off


The successful candidate for this role will need to demonstrate the following skills, qualifications and attributes:



  • Experience and understanding of production processes – preferably food
  • Previous experience leading and managing a team
  • Good level of English language, spoken and written
  • Able to make considered decisions and communicate to relevant colleagues
  • Methodical approach to problem solving


  • Chilled Savoury Pastry experience
  • Lives within a 30-mile radius of Market Drayton (TF9 3AL)


  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free Parking


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