Section Manager – Niftylift Ltd – Barnsley

Niftylift Ltd

Permanent role, ongoing progression encouraged, regular overtime at enhanced rates, plus additional standard monthly bonuses paid each month.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Section Manager to join our growing friendly team, at Niftylift.The role is based at our state of the art manufacturing facility in Hoyland, Barnsley.

We offer competitive pay rates, excellent working conditions, overtime premiums, business performance bonus, 25 days holiday which increases with service, plus bank holidays, healthcare & benefits scheme, 5% contributory pension, death in service / life insurance, profit related bonus scheme, and subsidised refreshments (lunch and drinks).

Niftylift Limited is one of the world’s leading privately owned designers and manufacturers of mobile elevated work platforms. Our customer base is global, with products sold and locally supported in over 40 different countries.This success is comprehensively supported by a team of over 400 full time people across our three UK centres of excellence / manufacturing sites in the UK. Please see our website:

We require an experienced Section Manager from within the manufacturing environment with an understanding of lean manufacturing techniques and understanding of fabrication, welding and machining operations. You will lead a lead a team to achieve a high quality product within a world class manufacturing facility.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Provide day to day management of specified Production Value Streams in line with Niftylift production procedures and standards.

Manage and develop people, aligned to Niftylift Policies and Procedures.

Continuously Improve a safe working environment for all employee in line with ISO45001 and Niftylift 5S Standards, ensuring all areas of responsibility are legally compliant.

Develop a culture of Continuous Improvement and Problem Solving through out all levels of the Hoyland site

Working Hours:

40 Hours per week

Day Shift – Hours will be 07.30 – 16.30 Monday – Thursday & Friday 07:30 – 13.30

Night Shift – Hours will be 20.00 – 06.00 Monday – Thursday (Night shift premium applicable)

Plus additional monthly bonus aligned to business performance that equates to total bonus payments of £280 – £350 per month on average (for reference only).

Pay & Benefits:

Annual bonus (for indication only) based on recent average £500 per annum.

25 days holiday (increases with service, up to 30 days), plus bank holidays.

Staff discounts

Free on-site parking

Subsidised refreshments (lunch and drink options).

Free quarterly company lunches

Free family events

Health cover scheme for dental, optical etc. (Additional Membership available for Partners, paid for by employee. Kids membership included for free)

5% contributory pension

Life insurance scheme

Salary: Competitive

Additional pay:

Overtime at premium rates.

Bonus scheme


Company events

Company pension

Cycle to work scheme

Discounted or free food

Gym membership

Life insurance

On-site parking

Private dental insurance

Private medical insurance

Referral programme

Store discounts


·Qualification in Management to ILM 2 or CMI 2 or proven experience in a senior position in Production/ Manufacturing

·Computer literate in Microsoft office and manufacturing software systems. (ERP/ SAP)

·Fabrication/ Welding background preferred but not essential

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