Despatch Team Leader
Interested in joining a company that offers fantastic careers in food?
We are currently recruiting for Team Leaders to join us in the role of Front Line Manager. Your key focus will be to lead a team to ensure products are consistently prepared to company standards and within the agreed despatch plan.
A little about our Company
Greencore Group is a leading international manufacturer of convenience foods. Our ambition doesn't stop at being the world's largest sandwich producer, we're looking for passionate, talented people who can help us to drive our future success. People who innovate, create, lead and inspire. We set the bar high, and expect that our people do too.
Greencore Food to Go Northampton is undergoing unprecedented growth with over £30 Million invested in our site. The end result is that we have recently opened our 4th unit and are in the process of building our 5th, which is due to open in early 2017. Greencore always look to put people at the core, and at Northampton our Learning and Development team have delivered well over 30,000 hours of training in the past year alone. We offer a clear and well defined career path and will actively look at how we can enable our colleagues to push themselves forward.
What you'll be doing
As Front Line Manager you will have responsibility for a particular area and will ensure that despacth is in line with the agreed despatch plan at all times.
You'll also be managing the team and ensuring that performance within your area is maximised. You'll achieve this through careful monitoring, identifying trends within a particular area and acting upon opportunities to increase quality and performance. You'll also understand the value of great communication and you'll run daily meetings along with weekly briefings for your team to ensure they are clearly focused on their key objectives and as individuals, developed to maximise their potential.
Working closely with your team, you'll monitor the effectiveness of machinery and equipment to ensure performance consistency and reliability, with a key focus on promoting safe working environment at all times.
What you'll need
Previous experience of working within Food Manufacturing is essential, so we'll be looking for you to bring with you prior experience of working within a similar role and experience of leading a team and working within tight timescales. An accreditation in basic food hygiene and HACCP would be extremely beneficial.Our Line Managers are a key part in how we run our business, as we put People at the Core, so it's important that you have the ability and passion for leading and managing people. An understanding of Lean manufacturing or experience of working on efficiency projects would be useful and you'll certainly need a real eye for detail as we'll be looking for you to identify opportunities for improvement and have the ideas to be able to advance them.Not only will you be working for one of the country's leading food manufacturers you'll also get to work for a company that really does put people at the core, so if you're interested further developing your future in food, click apply now.