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job description:

Due to another growth period, Real Wrap is currently looking for a Section/Line Manager to join us! If you want to be part of an already solid team, and pat of an exciting growth period, now is the time. This is a full time position. Some weekend availability is required.

The Production Manager is responsible for certain production lines within our Bristol factory, reporting into the High-Care Manager.

About us:

The Real Wrap Co is a fast-paced food-to-go manufacturer. We have been placed on the fast-track top 100 companies for the past 3 years for growth, hitting a run rate of £28M turnover. We plan to grow to £40M in the next 3 years across our sites in Avonmouth, and Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.


Dependent on experience, but starts at £34,000 - £36,000

Working hours:

4 on 4 off on a rational basis.


As well as a competitive hourly rate you will also benefit from;

  • Onsite parking

  • Ongoing development

  • Holiday allowance

  • Free or reduced food

  • Onsite canteen

Roles and Responsibilities:

These will include but not limited to;

  • Responsible for achieving Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). Examples of which would be 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

labour and material control

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 absence management

  • 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

Health Safety

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

  • 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

The ideal candidate

Ideally you will possess the following skills;


  • 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.

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Flexibility


  • Understanding of the fundamentals of food production and HACCP control. HACCP level 3

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

  • ILM or equivalent 1stline management qualification

  • Train the trainer qualification

  • IOSH

If you're looking for your next role, Supervisor looking for a step up, or just a change, then get in touch. Click 'apply' with your CV and one of the team will be in touch.

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