Galley Hill 

Waltham Abbey


Tel:  01992 707 700

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Operations Shift Manager

Location: Waltham Abbey



Closing Date:


Hours per Week:

4 on 4 off shift



Job Description :

Abbey View produce have been supplying quality fresh salads to the UK market for more than 50 years. Working closely with an established network of growers both at home and abroad, we are able to deliver quality products to major retailers, catering companies and the UK wholesale markets throughout the year.

We are looking for motivated and confident individual to join our growing business as an Operational Shift Manager, working a day-shift pattern of 4 on and 4 off.

The key responsibilities

Summary - To manage the day to day operational aspects within the pack-house to ensure that the quality of all incoming goods is at a standard set by Abbey View and all outgoing goods are up to the standards required by our customers.

What I do:

  • Management of all Pack-House staff.

  • Maintain an efficient workforce.

  • Driving improvement and motivation through ‘hands on’ and collaborative approach with my colleagues.

  • I ensure all production targets are met.

  • Monitor, review and investigate all missed production targets.

  • I Implement, manage and maintain staff training.

  • Investigate all production issues, identifying root cause and implementing any necessary corrective actions.

  • I work closely with all other departments, ensuring success is delivered together.

  • Monitor, review and develop all production procedures where appropriate.

  • To keep up to date with latest production techniques.

  • To ensure all efficiencies are being utilized whilst meeting customer standards.

How I do It:

  • Confidence – Ability to manage relationships at all levels and adapt behavior accordingly to ensure opinions are heard.

  • Communication – To confidently and clearly communicate at all levels of the Business and directly with customers at a formal and informal level.

  • Collaboration – The ability to work successfully across all internal and customer departments, and not in isolation.

  • Credibility –   Able to gain the confidence and trust of both colleagues and customers.

  • Influencing – Can effectively influence in a manner that ‘takes people with you’.

  • Resilience – Not easily deterred or deflected in the face of difficult conditions or conflicting opinions.  

  • Curious - Able to identify opportunities and to question the status quo.

  • Organised – Logical and methodical, with an ability to prioritize.

  • Decisive – Able to make balanced and considered decisions often based on a host of information from diverse sources.

  • Analytical – Able to form considered views, opinions and recommendations by the evaluation of data.

  • Role Model – To consistently behave in a way that embodies the philosophy and standards of Abbey View. 

  • Adaptability – To be able to progress and learn the methodology and ethics of the company in the decisions you make.

  • Professionalism – To be able to work to achieve desired company goal without personal opinions / feelings clouding your judgement

           Click here to send your CV and Cover Letter to our HR Department. Please attach any documents that prove your right to  work in the UK to the email .