Section Leader

22000.00 - 28000.00 GBP Annual
05 Jun 2019
03 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
GBP22000 - GBP25,000 Per Annum plus shift allowance of GBP3238
26.5 days holiday (Inclusive of bank holidays)
Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension
Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group
We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.
Bakkavor Salads based in Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire employs around 550 people and each year it produces millions of bags of leafy salads, food to go salads and prepared vegetables for a dedicated customer. It is one of eight factories that are part of the Bakkavor Salads sector in the UK.
Role Detail
Bakkavor Salads is looking to recruit a Section Leader Deli Packing Nights to provide leadership and drive within a fast paced environment ensuring that Health & Safety and Food Safety is top priority while still meeting business demands.
The shift pattern is 4 from 7 (rotating weekends) 10pm to 8am.
Your accountabilities include:
* To encourage a safe working environment for all employees in their area by supporting and enforcing standards as set out in the Group Health and Safety policy.
* Ensure team are performing to quality standards in terms of GMP, food safety, product quality and presentation and housekeeping.
* Manage performance and attendance of the team including first level formal written disciplinary action, performance review, absence management (including return to work procedures)
* Ensure that operatives are coached and trained in all aspects of their role, including health and safety and food safety standards and quality procedures.
* Participate in NPD processes and production trials where required to ensure that they run successfully
* Manage improvement activities including KPIs, waste management and production control processes and associated administration and record keeping.
* Ensure that their team are correctly deployed and are performing to standards in adherence to the plan. Manage breaks and the shift changeover process to ensure it does not disrupt productivity and workflow
* Ensure mechanisms are in place and supported to provide effective communication, upwards, downwards and sideways
* In conjunction with HR participate in staff recruitment processes and induction.
* Carry out necessary administrative tasks and produce data / reports as required including DWOR, T&A, holiday management and any other relevant data
The Ideal candidate will have:
* Strong people management and development skills, with the ability to lead by example with the highest level of attendance and timekeeping.
* Excellent communication and organizational skills.
* Ability to prioritise and to work in a fast paced and highly pressurized environment.
* Good I.T skills to include Excel, Word, Office.
* Experience within a manufacturing environment