Shift Manager - Whitworths


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  • Location: Orchard House, Wellingborough Road, Irthlingborough
  • Postcode : NN9 5DB
  • Type of Contract: Permanent
  • Posted Date: : 31st October 2023
  • Closing Date: : 30th November 2023

Shift Manager

Here at Whitworths, we are passionate about bringing people the very best nature has to offer. We go to great lengths to source and select the finest naturally tasty ingredients to fulfil our purpose ‘To help everyone eat a little healthier everyday‘. We are proud to be widely recognised and trusted by our working partners, international suppliers and most importantly, by millions of consumers as the home of healthy eating and we have big ambitious to continue our journey of growth to become the UK’s best loved healthier, tastier food brand.

As the biggest brand in an on trend, rapidly growing category we have an exciting opportunity to create real meaning in consumers lives through our products and offer a valued point of difference.

Do you have an appetite for great food production? Can you get the best out of a team?

If you are an experienced Food Production or Shift Manager, you could be just the person to join our Operations Team. Working Monday to Friday, you’ll be responsible for performance, productivity and people. You’ll oversee 4 to 7 production lines – and in case you’re wondering about the products your team will pack, we work with pretty much every vine fruit and tree nut you can think of!

As you know, in food production core objectives are focused around the KPI’s that feed into the balance scorecard. They’ll matter to you, as more than just a tick-box – your drive to deliver will keep your SIC board green!

We’re a hands-on company, so you’ll be out on the factory floor, mentoring and coaching your teams. However, we want to develop you too, so you’ll be set projects to work on – often focused across the wider site such as continuous improvement and waste reduction. Whatever you get involved in, we want you to play a role in our future, because we want it to be your future too.

The detail: –

Job role: Front Line Manager / Shift Manager/ Production Manager

Shifts: We offer fixed shifts Monday to Friday (Sunday to Thursday for Night Shift)

Hours: 06:54 to 3pm, 14:54 to 23:00 or 22:54 to 07:00

Salary: up to £35,000

There are many reasons to come and work with us, but the biggest reason is so that you have a job you love and a company you are proud to say you work for. You will receive a competitive salary, 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, a workplace pension, and in addition, you’ll also have access to a number of family friendly, health and lifestyle benefits. Culturally, we believe strongly in investing in our people, developing them in role, developing their careers within Whitworths. Don’t just take our word for it, our people say the same, as demonstrated by our recent accreditation from Investors In People.

If this sounds like you, and you believe you have the skills and experience required to join the Whitworths’ family, then click ‘apply’ now! We look forward to receiving your application.

Please note, Whitworths is committed to eradicating modern slavery from its business and within our supply chain. Our modern slavery statement is available on our web site. If you have any concerns, you can contact the following organisations: The Salvation Army Human Trafficking Helpline – (0300 303 8151 and the Modern Slavery Helpline ( 08000 121 700).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £30,000.00-£35,000.00 per year


  • Canteen
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • Gym membership
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Transport links


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Wellingborough, NN9 5DB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Supervising experience: 1 year (preferred)
  • Management: 1 year (preferred)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Reference ID: FLM31