Nights Production Team Leader

Location: Blackburn,Lancashire
Position Type: Permanent
Salary: £24,960 per year + Excellent Benefits Package

Job Title: Production Team Leader ( Nights )

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Salary: £24960 & Excellent Benefits Package

Hours: 12 Hour Night Shifts, 42 Hour Average, 48 & 36 Hour Weeks Rotating

Production Team Leader ( Nights )

The Candidate

Your experience, skills and attributes will include…

  • Previous experience in food manufacturing
  • Line management / supervisory experience within an FMCG environment.
  • Understanding of HACCP, COSHH, QA & Management Procedures
  • Good understanding of hygiene & health & safety procedures
  • Good IT literacy including Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Ability to improve team performance in terms of line efficiency, cost reduction, waste reduction and quality standards
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills for effective reporting
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Good communication and training skills

Production Team Leader ( Nights )

The Role

You will be responsible for leading the production / packing team and be the key communication link that will consistently deliver against the plan and set KPI’s / targets. Duties will include…

  • To lead by example, operating production equipment to deliver both output and quality objectives whilst at the same time ensuring legal compliance and maintaining company policy and procedure.
  • Responsibility for monitoring the activities of the allocated production / packing area to maintain continuous production (including change over and hygiene activities).
  • Responsibility for a fully trained team against company policy and standard operating procedures to consistently meet sales demand.
  • Responsibility for allocating work tasks & ordering required materials including bulk raw materials.
  • To oversee bulk deliveries.
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of all documentation and reports.
  • Responsible for reporting daily KPI’s via daily review meetings.
  • Responsible for completion of first line corrective action resulting from area inspections.
  • To communicate with engineering all equipment issues and input into reporting system and follow up progress.
  • To carry out accurate stock taking and identify and report any variances.
  • Effective problem solving and fault finding to reduce stoppage time and increase line performance
  • To identify any H&S issues within the area / team, maintaining a focus on risk reduction.
  • Responsible for completion and receipt of detailed verbal and written shift handover reports.
  • Cover reporting of other areas in absence of area team leader.

The Company

Our client is a well established food production company. They are currently looking to recruit a Production Team Leader to join it’s team on a permanent basis. This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a growing business with exciting plans for the future.

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Contact: Jacob Travis (
Posted on website: 02/03/2018

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