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Due to continued growth and client demands, we're currently recruiting a Production Team Leader to join our team located in Avonmouth.

Full-time / Permanent

Salary: competitive

Schedule: 10/12 Hour Shift

Labour and Material Control

  • Responsible for achieving Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). Examples: plan attainment, customer service, OEE

  • To ensure adherence to targets and plans, identifying root cause for not achieving targets and taking remedial action. Analysis and trending of downtime to identify improvement opportunities

  • Report any material rejections trends and resolve/escalate where appropriate

  • Measure and closely monitor material usage to ensure waste and give away is within tolerance

  • Effective Labour management in line with production plans

People Performance and Development

  • Ensuring effective communication to team via Huddles and Team Briefings

  • Responsible for driving individuals performance on the line

  • Monitoring timekeeping and attendance, ensuring completion of RTW interviews and escalation of issues to the Production Shift Manager

  • Identification and development of key skills within the area to ensure succession planning

  • Supporting new starters to integrate into the area and ensure they understand expectations

  • Ensuring compliance with HR policies and ensuring disciplinary and grievance policies are followed where necessary

Quality and Food Safety

To be responsible for product quality, technical integrity and food safety through GMP, adherence to specification and process controls.

  • To maximise GMP performance for the area escalating any issues outside of your control with proposed solutions as appropriate.

  • To assist with quality investigations as required

  • Ensuring prestart up check are completed

desirable requirements

  • Understanding of the fundamentals of food production and HACCP controls

  • Supervisory experience ideally in FMCG and ideally with a minimum of one year within chilled food environment

  • ILM or equivalent 1st line management qualification

  • Train the trainer qualification

  • To support in the generation of Risk Assessments and SSOW

  • Proactive identification of H&S hazards, supporting and ensuring that all actions are closed off on time including corrective actions following incidents/audits/accidents.

  • Supporting with training on SSOW and SOP’s

essential requirements

  • Supervisory experience

  • Ability to develop and coach a team of direct reports

  • Experience of driving and delivering targets and KPI’s

  • People Management skills – experience of managing performance, managing area training, motivating and leading teams, leading by example, effective communication (at all levels).

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, able to drive changes and sustainable improvement

  • Team Player – support peers/team, support departments particularly through peak periods and holidays.

Responsible for Health and Safety within area and ensuring team adherence to H&S policies and procedures.

Quality and Food Safety

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