Production Team Leader

6 days left

28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
19 Apr 2021
17 May 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Meadow Foods is a leading supplier of value-added ingredients to the food industry. For more than 20 years the business has built long lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with both our farmers and customers. With a dedicated and secure supply of more than 600 million litres of milk per year, we maintain strong relationships with our network of 500 producers. All milk procured is Farm Assured and adheres to the strictest hygiene standards. With our dedicated supply base and unrivalled service, we are able to ensure our customers receive a secure supply of ingredients 365 days a year. With four UK factories located in Chester, Yorkshire, Peterborough and Dolgellau, we manufacture specialist dairy ingredients, inclusions, decorations and toppings for some of the world's best known food manufacturers and food service operators. We are looking for someone to join our Production team with the desirable skills as listed below.

To manage and control a production and packing team ensuring products are manufactured and packed to both Nimbus Foods and customer standards. To plan, manage, direct and review team resources within relevant areas to achieve performance targets and departmental objectives, using KPI's and effective communication to focus team working and drive continuous improvement.

* Responsibility for achievement of daily production targets, resources controlled to achieve this.

* To ensure labour and materials are monitored in line with budgets, wastes improvements, escalated as required

* Quality practices achieved against internal and external standards.

* Responsibility for allocating work tasks & ordering required materials / material control.

* Ensure timely and accurate completion of all production, quality & hygiene documentation, ensuring standards in these areas are maintained.

* Responsible for all daily safety checks and escalation as needed.

* Effective problem solving and fault finding to reduce stoppage time and increase line performance

* To manage the performance of the team including appraisals and immediate training plans

* To effectively manage the initial stages of absence (inc the RTW process) and disciplinary issues, up to and including first stages of formal process and ensuring compliance to company procedures

* To operate production equipment to deliver both output and quality objectives whilst at the same time ensuring legal compliance

* To identify any Health and Safety issues within the area / team, maintaining a focus on risk reduction.

* Support Site Manager as required

* Effective communication between shifts and departments, concise factual details required