Production Shift Manager

Location: Leeds

Production Shift Manager - Leeds
Location: Leeds
Job Type: Permanent

We are looking for a highly versatile, professional and self-motivated individual, who will be part our Production team involved in a dynamic and varied role helping to support the smooth running of one of our flagship sites. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a brand-new laundry facility.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent organisational and communication skills. They must demonstrate flexibility with a hands-on approach and a can-do attitude dealing with a wide variety of tasks.

The Company:
Due to continued expansion, and the exciting construction of a brand new £10M production facility in Leeds. Johnsons Hotel Linen, which specialises in supplying the corporate 4-star market and the budget hotel sector is seeking a talented individual to take on the role of Shift Manager in a busy and challenging environment. This is very much a hands-on role, in which you will provide vital support to the business and contribute with the smooth running of the organisation.

The Role:
Working as a member of the Production Team, the successful candidate will provide leadership across the entire production facility. Duties will include: -
To assist Senior Managers with day-today operational issues, to ensure the smooth running of the production department.
To ensure that all areas of production are adequately staffed, resourced and utilised to the best possible effect for achieving operational targets.
Take an active role in managing staff probations, including employee reviews.
Take full responsibility for all staff training, including on the job training, health and safety training.
To ensure that Health and Safety Legislation, policies and procedures are adhered to and a culture of safe working promoted, including management of all PPE.
To ensure that excellent customer service is maintained by completing the required production units in a timely manner and to a satisfactory quality.
To review the performance of production staff and identify, influence and implement training and development needs for these staff, whilst acting as a mentor.
To develop a culture of team working across all departments and between shifts.
To ensure that the Senior Management Team are advised and informed as appropriate.
To develop clear and concise communication channels across all operational departments and all other business functions.
To work with the loading department to identify shorts and implement percentages.
To be responsible for managing all production staff within your remit including welfare issues, complying at all times to the relevant legislation.
To monitor and effectively manage holiday booking.
To review, monitor and maintain systems to monitor overall staff productivity and performance.
To monitor linen and other weekly stock checks and supply accurate information.
To be responsible for general cleanliness and other factory housekeeping duties including the outside yard area. Factory to be left in clean and tidy condition at start and end of shift.
To adhere to strictest confidentiality standards with regards to all Company financial, salary and HR matters.
To maximise product quality and to ensure the correct classification of creased, stained and rag.
To train all staff appropriately

The Candidate:
• An experienced manager, familiar with a diverse workforce;
• Proven track record within a fast-paced production environment;
• Conversant with health and safety, including risk assessments;
• Proactive and can-do attitude;
• Flexible approach to working hours
• Ideally from a Laundry industry background
• Ideally IOSH trained

As part of a growing organisation, Johnsons Hotel Linen offers a competitive salary (dependent on experience), along with the opportunity to work in a modern and contemporary production facility with long term career prospects.


You can email your CV to: 

or you can pop in and see us at:
Johnsons Hotel Linen,
Unit 5, Gilhusum Road, Gildersome,
Leeds, LS27 7LH

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