Shift Leader

Wexford, Full Time

Noel Recruitment are recruiting for a Shift Leader for a client in Wexford Town

Evening Shift.

Rate of pay €15.70 per hour.

Reporting to: Operations Manager/Evening Shift Manager


General Purpose


As Shift Leader, you plan, organize and control production to ensure that goods are sorted, produced and packed efficiently, on time, within budget and to standard within a safe and motivated work environment.




  • Provide support to Team Leaders and staff to develop the skills and capabilities of staff
  • Proactively promote, observe and implement adherence to health, safety, quality and environmental procedures
  • Foster a respectful, inclusive continuous improvement culture
  • Plan a production schedule for the job
  • Implement and control the production schedule
  • Review and adjust the schedule where needed
  • Make adjustments to manpower plan to achieve required packing requirements
  • Determine the material resources required
  • Manage human and material resources to meet production targets
  • Make decisions about equipment use and maintenance
  • Maintain standard operating procedures for production operations
  • Ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to
  • Analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems
  • Determine and implement improvements to the production process
  • Prepare and maintain production reports
  • Monitor and review the performance, including lateness and absence of staff and organize Necessary interventions for improvement
  • Implement cost control programs
  • Authorise shift payroll
  • Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including QHSE, Human Resources, Engineering, Sales, Customer Service, Finance
  • Monitor staff performance and attendance activities.


Main activities:

  • Monitor individual performance against target
  • Monitor daily attendance
  • Investigate and understand causes for staff absences.
  • Recommend solutions to resolve attendance difficulties.
  • Provide basic counselling to staff who have performance related obstacles.
  • Provide advice and recommendations on disciplinary actions.
  • Provide information and assistance to staff, Team Leaders and council on human resource and work related issues.


  • Perform other related duties as required to get the job done.





  • Demonstrate ability to Supervise General Operatives and Manage resources effectively
  • A Good Knowledge of the Laundry production process from Soil Intake to End of Line
  • At least 2 years experience in a leadership role required


  • An ability to multitask without feeling pressured
  • Good at analysing and solving problems and coming up with new ways of doing things
  • Good at both working within and directing teams
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office
  • Comfortable with/open to, working with IT Systems and Machine/Equipment Control Panels
  • Counselling/disciplinary skills
  • Effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Attention to detail



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