Line Leader

Employer
Pioneer Foods
Location
PE2 6YG, Peterborough
Salary
Hourly Rate - £10.78
Closing date
23 Mar 2021
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Job Details

Line Leader - Peterborough

Hourly rate is £10.78 

About Pioneer Foods 

We’re the UK’s leading cereal maker although you’ve possibly never heard of us. That’s because we provide own-label and branded manufacture and packaging services for many of the leading retailers and brands in the UK.

We’re not just obsessed with cereal - our Fruit Bowl brand offers an exciting range of irresistibly tasty and fun to eat fruit snacks.

Our parent company, Pioneer Food Group, is one of the largest South African producers and distributors of a range of branded food and beverage products. They export to more than 60 countries across the globe and their growing international business represents 21% of operating profit. 

We have 3 manufacturing sites in the UK; Peterborough (Produces Granola, Porridge, Museli), Wellingborough (Produces Wheat biscuits) and Wisbech (Produces Fruit Bowl products). 

About the role...

  • Operating the Packing Lines in accordance with good manufacturing practices
  • Completing and recording all process control records throughout the packing process where required
  • Setting the lines against the standard settings sheet, Rectifying, if possible, any problem with the packing machines by fault finding and amending the settings sheets if appropriate.  If unable to fix the problem,  communicating with the engineering team.
  • Managing their line, process and staff in the most cost effective manner, to standard headcount and line speed without compromising quality or safety. Reporting issues, setting standards and performance managing their team with the support of the Shift Manager.
  • Managing the Production Operatives allocated to their line, including the training and supervision.
  • Ensure all data required is recorded in a timely and accurate manner such as labour hours, consumption, down time etc.
  • Engaging in continuous improvement processes
  • Knowledge and experience of the production process
  • Communication skills written and verbal
  • Problem Solver
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of food legislation
  • Attention to detail
  • Understanding of Good Manufactures Practise

About you...

  • Knowledge and experience of the production process
  • Communication skills written and verbal
  • Problem Solver
  • Good understanding of Health & Safety policies and procedures
  • Basic knowledge of food legislation
  • Attention to detail
  • Understanding of Good Manufactures Practise
  • Willing to work accordingly to the instructions given
  • Willing to learn from Senior staff to do the job in the best way possible
  • Good practical skills
  • Good people skills, influencer, decision maker
  • The ability to follow instructions
  • Keen interest in machinery

Company

Pioneer Foods UK vision

To be in the breakfast bowl of one in four people who buy own brands.

To help make eating fruit a bit easier, and without the mess or waste, by creating a range of fruit snacks packed with goodness.

Pioneer Foods UK mission

To make our customers open their door to our products and ideas because they can always see how their customers will love what we do.

To help mums by providing handy fruit snacks to naturally fuel their kids’ daily fun.

Pioneer Foods UK values

Working as a team drives everything we do – internally, in the way we work with customers and in the products we supply to consumers.

We are helpful and mindful of others and take the time to see things through their eyes.

We've got drive. We've got passion. We don't stop.

We're energetic, full of ideas, keen to try new things, and our glass is half full.

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