Production Team Leader

£30-32k+ Benefits
08 Aug 2017
05 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Production Team Leader (Nights) Leigh

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Team Leader to join the 'Ready To Eat' team at our manufacturing site in Leigh. We are an exciting business where we are passionate about growing our brands in the UK and Internationally. One of our key strengths is our a small company culture of close teamwork and camaraderie. Yet we have big brands to be proud of and offer great career routes and opportunities.

The Role:

Reporting to the Team Manager, the RTE Team Leader will be responsible for managing and motivating a team to deliver all aspects of the day to day running of the production line from ingredient preparation to palletised finished goods. The Team Leader will ensure that all finished goods are produced to the required standards of quality, specification and quantity.

The shift pattern for the roles will be

  • Week 1 Mon 6pm 6am, Tues 6pm 6am, Wed Off, Thurs Off, Fri Off ,Sat Off, Sun Off
  • Week 2 Mon Off Tues Off Wed 6pm 6am Thurs 6pm 6am Fri 6pm 6am Sat 6pm 6am Sun Off
  • Week 3 Mon Off Tue Off Wed 6pm 6am Thurs 6pm 6am Fri 6pm 6am Sat Off Sun 6pm 6am
  • Week 4 Mon 6pm 6am Tues 6pm 6am Wed Off Thurs Off Fri Off Sat Off Sun 6pm 6am

Key accountabilities include:

  • Provide clear leadership to the team through effective recruitment, selection, induction training and coaching and performance management in line with policy and agreed procedures
  • In collaboration with the Planning Dpt ensure all production plans are met through effective planning of labour and equipment
  • Lead the Daily Team Review Meeting ensuring actions are agreed and completed to drive an improvement in safety, quality and cost
  • Support a CI culture through personal involvement and engaging and coaching the team in the delivery of initiatives
  • Provide detailed written reports following on from accident / disciplinary investigations, customer complaints and Product Reject Notifications

The successful candidate will:


  • Be a people person who is able to deal with sensitive and difficult situations in a firm yet fair and consistent manner
  • Be a positive role model
  • Have strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Be IT literate ideally possessing basic Microsoft Excel & Word knowledge
  • Take ownership for their own and their teams development

Salary: £30 - £32k + Benefits

To Apply: Please press the 'apply' button

This role may be of interest to the following: Production Team Leader, Line Leader, Production Supervisor, Leigh, Wigan, Manchester, Bolton, Warrington, Lancashire


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