Production Leader

Buckfastleigh, Devon
13 Nov 2018
13 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Job Title:  Production Leader

Department:  Production

Date: November 2018

Overview of Role:

Ensuring high quality safe products are manufactured

Responsible for  health and safety in designated work area and Food hygiene procedures, including cleaning schedules

 Management of a  team of Production operatives. Efficient control of production equipment, and maintaining high levels of throughput. Measurement of performance including SIC

Proactive problem solving ability

Ability to run multiple machines including use of control panels

Flexible attitude to hours of work

Roles and Responsibilities:

Responsible for production of quality safe products

•Ensuring all Safety and Quality and cleaning schedules and procedures are followed and records maintained

• Upholding all Food Hygiene procedures

• Management of team including allocation of tasks  and supervision of operatives in line with operational plan

Operator of machinery including fault finding and line maintenance, and machine set up

•Carry out line changeovers and machine set up times within agreed timelines

•Following and reporting planned performance

•Maintaining performance targets Key Performance indicators and Short Interval Controls and other industry standards as applicable including SALSA, HACCP to maintain and further improve quality and safety standards. Ensure Lean manufacture principles are in place

Develop SOP’s for the production area

Mentor and train team members to ensure a high performing team is working effiiciently  and professionally

Qualities and Skills required:

• Food Manufacturing experience

•Knowledge of Health and Safety and Quality Procedures



•Performance Management

•Development of others

This job description may from time to time be varied in line with business requirements.

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