First Line Managers (FLM's)

KP Snacks
Billingham, Durham
Up to £36k plus bonus, pension & great benefits
23 Mar 2018
23 Apr 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

First Line Manager

Billingham (home of McCoy’s)


As a First Line Manager (FLM), reporting to the Production Manager, you will be accountable for people, plant, product and process delivery against clearly defined role outputs, with a specific responsibility for developing, managing and leading a manufacturing team of Team Members, Advanced Team Members, and Technical Coordinators.

This role operates a 3-shift rotation: 06:00-14:00 / 14:00-22:00 / 22:00-06:00

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Take personal responsibility for health, safety and environment
  • Ensure compliance with everyday Quality processes
  • Accept responsibility and take ownership of problems, seeing change as an opportunity
  • Delegate, empower and motivate people to achieve goals
  • Responsible for the motivation level of Team Members, for leading, coaching, conducting regular monitoring and appraisals. Identifying, evaluating and developing initiatives to ensure skill & competency levels are maintained
  • Responsible for recruitment of Advanced Team Members (ATMs) and Team Members (TMs) and, jointly with the Area Engineering Managers (AEMs), Technical Coordinators (TCs)

Essential skills, knowledge and experience: 

  • Strong people management skills
  • Experience dealing with absence, disciplinary, grievance…
  • Proven track record in delivering against production and manufacturing KPIs/SLAs
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and Six Sigma is desirable
  • Current work experience in the Food industry would be desirable
  • From a lean manufacturing background also desirable
  • Experience at a supervisory/leadership level
  • Flexibility for shift working patterns and extended cover shifts
  • Strong communication and motivational skills
  • Proven knowledge of setting team and individual objectives, KPIs and employee development
  • Customer focused and able to meet internal/external requirements

The culture at KP Snacks is friendly, welcoming and supportive. We encourage everyone to be the best they can be and we work together to achieve great results.

Be a part of it!


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