Ernest Jackson

  • Crediton, Devon
Ernest Jackson & Co Ltd is a Devon-based manufacturing company with more than 200 years’ experience and expertise in developing, manufacturing and marketing medicated confectionery and vitamin products.

We are currently looking for a Manufacturing Shift Leader with experience of working in an energetic manufacturing environment and practiced people management skills!

As Shift Leader, you will have responsibility for directly coaching Senior Operators and indirectly managing up to 60 Operatives, in order to achieve production targets, whilst driving compliance in safety, quality and sustainability. Whilst driving continuous improvement within the manufacturing process, you’ll ensure a clear focus on quality is maintained.

With strong people management and excellent communication skills, you will be able to plan, analyse and challenge labour requirements and usage, as well as be able to work cross functionally and collaboratively with many stakeholders such as; RD&Q, Engineering, Purchasing and Planning.

So if you’re ready to take one big step forward and be part of the future of our business, your ideal career is just one small click away.

Our ideal candidate will have knowledge of manufacturing systems, technical knowledge of process and packaging plants, including Six Sigma (green belt minimum). You will have an understanding of UK H&S legislation and awareness of IOS9001, OHSAS18001 and ISO14001 requirements and hold IOSH Managing Safety or equivalent.

Applications are encouraged by those with existing people management skills but equally from those currently in an engineering or more technical field looking to move into managing a team.