Production Shift Team Leader

£24000 - £26000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
01 Nov 2016
Jamie Westcott
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Team Leader / Production Supervisor 

£24,000 - £26,000 pa + depending on experience 

Days Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:30 

The Company: 

A privately owned Food Manufacturing business is growing sales, profitability and their product range, whilst making multi-million pound investments to expand their UK operations and surpass competitors.  They have a strong reputation for producing some of the highest standard branded and own label Food Ingredients and Food Flavouring`s, which are supplied to both further food manufacturers and retailers throughout the UK. 

The Role: 

Managing a team of 10 - 15 production personnel, the Production Team Leader will ensure the achievement of key production objectives through the efficient planning of manpower, raw materials, production schedules and labour budgets for their shift. 

Other responsibilities will include the training and development of production staff to lean standards, providing health & safety induction training, supervising product changeovers and coordinating shift handovers.  

Coordinating with other Shift Leaders and departmental managers, The Production Team leader will initiate and lead production improvement projects, support site audits and ensure the delivery of targeted KPI`s on Waste, Downtime, Absence, Quality, Yield, and Equipment Effectiveness. 

The Person-: 

Candidates ‘must have` at least 12 months supervisory/management of production teams within a Food Manufacturing environment and the ability to communicate & influence team members and peers. A demonstrable track-record of implementing Production Improvements through Continuous Improvement will benefit your application as well as experience within a filling / packaging environment. 

This vacancy is commutable from Kent, Dartford, Tonbridge, Maidstone, Bromley, Croydon, Sevenoaks, Rochester and Aylesford.  Job Ref 1788