Production Team Leader

b3 jobs
South East England
£22,000 - £24,000
Closing date
23 Oct 2020

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Production Team Leader

Job ref: 62695 | £22,000 - £24,000 | South East

The company

The company is an innovative and fast-growing prepared product business supplying the UK market and leading retailers with high quality products.

The job

The purpose of the Production Team Leader is to ensure that processing, assembly and packing areas are managed in accordance with company H&S and technical policies.

Typical daily duties will include:

  • Carry out machinery start up checks and report any anomalies to Supervisor
  • Ensure the safety, legality and quality of products is maintained, CCP procedure is adhered to and GMP standards and “clean as you go” policies are followed
  • Management of Operatives within your team, providing training and guidance as required
  • Ensure staff operate in accordance with Health and Safety regulations, ensure the safe use of equipment and provide a safe working environment for staff and visitors
  • Liaise with Supervisors on production target achievement and raise any issues which may impact the completion of targets
  • Be the first point of contact for your team, ensuring Operatives are informed of any changes in the production plan, policies and procedures
  • Deputise for area Supervisor in their absence

Your experience

You will be an experienced food production line leader, supervisor or similar and have worked in a high care and/or ready-to-eat food environment. Fresh produce experience will be advantageous, as would HACCP and Food Safety Level 2 qualification.

You will thrive in a fast-paced environment, be numerate, have excellent delegation skills and be an effective communicator both verbal and written.

Due to the company location, you will also have a driving licence and your own transport.

More details

The Production Team Leader job is based in the South East region and is paying £22,000 - £24,000 according to individual skills and previous experience (paid at an hourly rate of £10.70 - £12.00.

This is a day shift job, working 5 am – 5 pm with a working a pattern of 4 days on, 3 days off then 3 days on 4 days off.

How to apply

If this sounds like you and you want to be considered for the Production Team Leader job, please click the Apply button.

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Alternate job titles

Production Supervisor | Production Line Leader | Food Manufacturing Production Jobs | Food Production Jobs in Kent | Medway

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Contact Us
  • Heffle Buildings
  • 33a High Street
  • Heathfield
  • TN21 8HU
  • United Kingdom
  • 01435 866000
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