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OPERATIONS TEAM LEAD - Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Moy Park
Ashbourne, Derbyshire
Closing date
3 May 2021
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Operations Team Lead - Ashbourne, Derbyshire

About Moy Park

Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers. Moy Park is the European Division of Pilgrim’s Pride and employs over 12,000 people across 12 manufacturing locations in the UK, France and Holland.

People of Moy Park

We are passionate about our people and recognise our teams, along with their individual drive and passion, are the reason for our continued success. This is your opportunity to join a forward-thinking, exciting business- applying to join our business is easy.

Your role

As a member of the Ashbourne Operations team the Operations Team Lead will have full responsibility for leading the operations team within their unit to achieve the performance targets set by the Production Manger.

The role will be responsible for leading a specific area team to achieve the profit and performance, drive continuous improvement to maximise operational effectiveness and efficiencies through the development of people, processes and systems.

The ideal candidate will have a good standard of education with leadership/supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment. They will also be computer literate, have excellent communication/interpersonal skills; be self motivated/well organised and have the ability to solve problems. An NVQ level 4 or ILM qualification and experience within an FMCG environment would be an advantage.

The successful candidate must be willing to undertake personal development training.

This role follows the 2 2 3 shift pattern as follows:

Work: Monday and Tuesday

Off: Wednesday and Thursday

Work: Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Off: Monday and Tuesday

Work: Wednesday and Thursday

Off: Friday, Saturday and Sunday

What you’ll need

  • Proven leadership experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Awareness of Food Manufacturing Industry
  • Good communication skills
  • A Good level of the English Language
  • Good PC skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Continuous improvement approach
  • Able to use own initiative

Perks of Moy Park

  • Competitive salary
  • Above statutory holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Continuous training provided
  • Free on-site parking
  • Discounted employee shop
  • Life cover
  • Shopping discounts


Moy Park is one of the UK’s top 15 food companies, Northern Ireland’s largest private sector business and one of Europe’s leading poultry producers.

We supply branded and own label chicken products to leading retailers and foodservice providers throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe and we are the industry leading manufacturer of organic, free-range and higher welfare chicken.

Moy Park may be best known for fresh, locally sourced poultry but we also produce beef products, vegetarian products like spring rolls and onion rings and desserts including donuts and apple pies.

Find Us
39 Seagoe Industrial Estate
Northern Ireland
BT63 5QE
United Kingdom
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