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Production Supervisor

CPA Recruitment
London Based
£25 - £30,000 per annum
Closing date
19 May 2022

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Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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About the Company

Born in Italy, but raised in Walthamstow, our client is a unique dessert manufacturer, who hold their family values at the heart of their company and everything they do. Having recently gained more popularity with supermarket brands such as Ocado and Tesco, they are seeking a passionate Production Supervisor to join them on their incredible business journey as they grow and develop.

About the Role

  • Lead, motivate and collaborate with the team to give their best and to create a positive work culture
  • Manage the workflow of Packing/Production, ensuring correct operational, H&S and food safety procedures are strictly followed
  • Maintain a constant focus on excellent food safety, quality, and hygiene standards
  • Perform pro- active management of stocks, equipment, and wastage streams
  • Ensure a quality driven and efficiency approach, highlighting optimisation ideas
  • Communicate and work effectively with colleagues across the business
  • Weighing, measurement and mixing of wet and dry ingredients and using continuous machines
  • Using horizontal batch freezers, pasteurisers/mixing plants
  • Ensure accurate recording for traceability, expiration, allergens

Hours/ Shift Pattern

  •  Monday – Friday (no bank holiday or weekend working)
  • 8am – 5pm

About You

  • Must have 2-3 years food manufacturing experience ideally in a chilled food/ patisserie/ dessert food production environment
  • Warm and engaging team player
  • Excellent eye for detail and precision
  • Previous experience of stock ordering/ inventory control would be advantageous
  • Warm and engaging team player
  • Problem solver and able to stay calm under pressure
  • Energy, drive, and high achievement focus
  • Food safety qualifications and experience (minimum Level 2)
  • Experience/ knowledge of allergens
  • Italian speaking would be advantageous but not essential

Company Benefits

  • 22 days paid holiday, plus 8 days bank holiday
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Basic Pension including 10% shared option
  • Free onsite parking
  • Excellent break out facilities, including free fruit and barrister style Italian coffee
  • Monthly socials to local brewery’s
  • Quarterly company meetings with free breakfast or lunch
  • New Product Development and flavours involvement, including taste testing and feedback sessions
  • Potential to be sent with all expenses paid to Italy for specialised training (depending on the candidate).

Ref Code: W40355

To apply, please e-mail in strict confidence, with a comprehensive CV, including salary details, quoting the above reference and for the attention of Danielle to or call 020 8203 1000.

Due to a high volume of responses, we cannot reply to each application individually. If you have not had a response within one week, we are sorry to say your application has not been successful on this occasion.


International specialists in the provision of practical recruitment and resourcing solutions, across every sector of the food and drink industry, CPA Recruitment is a name synonymous with quality and service, as well as being a business that’s justifiably proud of its well earned reputation.

Offering a global capability, we’re able to draw on an unrivalled wealth of in-house expertise and are clearly acknowledged as one of the market leaders in our field.

Highly respected in the food & drink industry, we are dedicated to building partnerships in business, with both clients and candidates that bring, mutual benefits to all parties, on a long term basis.

With twenty year’s experience, we have grown a talented team of consultants, whose knowledge and experience and expertise of the food and drink recruitment market guarantees that success will be at your disposal to achieve your recruitment objective.

We are renowned for providing bespoke solutions, with in-built flexibility and have a long and successful history of handling both UK and overseas assignments, at all levels, on behalf of a loyal and growing client base – ranging from global blue-chip organisations to independent enterprises.

Find Us
020 8203 1000
Eclipse House
20 Sandown Road
WD24 7AE
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