Production Shift Manager

Production Shift Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Production Shift Manager to join our team.


  • Implement and maintain Way Better teams;
  • Ensure optimal utilisation of staff;
  • Liaise and communicate with management in all departments;
  • Manage usage variance eg. AE, AM, AF;
  • Manage quality, cost and the functionality of equipment;
  • Compile and submit production reports;
  • Ensure housekeeping and good manufacturing practice;
  • Conduct meetings and ensure effective communication to all;
  • Manage strike rate;
  • Apply consistent discipline;
  • Train and develop staff;
  • Execute planning and scheduling;
  • Manage production staff;
  • Prepare daily and monthly production reports;
  • Monitor and control production costs.


  • Matric with a minimum of C for Mathematics;
  • Production Management Diploma;
  • Excellent time management skills;
  • Proven technical manufacturing experience essential;
  • Strong numeracy and organisational skills;
  • Intermediate computer skills;
  • Basic HR / IR knowledge;
  • Grade 12;
  • Ability to function well under pressure;
  • Willingness to work occasional irregular hours;
  • Processing background will be advantageous;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Relevant tertiary qualification will be advantageous;
  • Drivers Licence;
  • Tertiary qualification will be advantageous.