Production Team Leader

Posted 31 May 2024
Salary £13.33 an hour (Rises to £15.23 an hour after hitting required skill level)
Job type Permanent - Full Time
Discipline Production Management
Job FunctionOperations
Contact NameLiam Farr
Expiry date 01 July 2024

Job description

Days - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 6am-6pm (after 6 weeks rotates to Thursday, Friday, Saturday for a further 6 weeks)

Here at Selby we employ a team over 750 colleagues. A site steeped in history, we are the UK’s number one manufacturer of customer private label cooking sauces and pickles. We have been serving our customers out of our Selby site since 1914. We produce more than 160 million units per year across 600 different product lines for customers such as Morrisons, Tesco & Asda.

Pay rates (Over time is after 36 hours a week x1.25)

Day shift - £13.33 an hour (Rises to £15.23 an hour after hitting required skill level)


What you'll be doing

  • Responsibility for all aspects of Health and Safety in the work area
  • Required to run the beetroot cooking machinery
  • Lead, manage and control personnel in conjunction with the Area Process Leader
  • Improve communication to department on KPI achievements in conjunction with Area Process Leaders
  • Completion of production plan on time, in full to the agreed customer specifications
  • Improve on non right first time by ensuring the Standard Operating Procedure are followed
  • Ensure Operatives are fully trained, capable and available to run planned production requirements for the dedicated production filling lines
  • Adhere to housekeeping standard through 5S process. (once training provided)
  • Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices for area
  • Ensure internal suppliers/customer relationships and information flows are improved to support Area Process Leaders
  • Ensure Operatives adhere to production schedule
  • Minimise product wastage
  • Ensure consistent and clear communication of department status at shift change over
  • Ensure team adherence to regulations relating to hygiene, dress and equipment use
  • Working closely with Area Process Leader to meet production plan
  • Adhering to Food Manufacturing Safety and Quality Standards
  • Ensuring adequate skills are trained to Operatives
  • Reporting any deficiencies to the Area Process Leader(s)
  • Lead, motivate and support team to meet production performance requirements
  • Support implementation of Lean Manufacturing Techniques to area
  • Regular communication of performance and KPI’s for your area of responsibilities
  • Liaising directly with Area Process Leader on the schedule to meet production plan
  • Aid and where necessary cover Operatives roles to achieve daily production plan
  • Carrying out any tasks as required to ensure achievement of the daily production plan
  • Ensure documentation completed and distributed
  • Resolve manning issues on a day to day basis
  • Resolve production problems and ensure Area Process Leader is aware to ensure smooth departmental running
  • Monitor and put into practice quality, safety and hygiene policies
  • Constant management and improvement of Vegetable Preparation team
  • Ensure an effective handover at the shift changeover always takes place with the other shift Team Leader
  • Assisting during the strip down of equipment, particularly during the shut down period

What we're looking for

  • Experience managing a team
  • Experience operating manufacturing machinery
  • Worked in a Food Manufacturer previously
  • Minimum GCSE level (or equivalent) in English and Maths
  • Food Safety Level 3 (training can be given)
  • Health & Safety Level 3 (training can be given)

We’re not all the same at Greencore and our differences help us to make every day taste better for all our stakeholders. We truly put our people at the core and are proud of our diversity. At Greencore we put our people at the core. We celebrate their differences and help everyone to be themselves at work. Together we make every day taste better. If this sounds like you, join us and grow with Greencore, and be a part of driving our future success.


What you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary and job-related benefits
  • Holidays
  • Pension up to 8% matched
  • Life insurance up to 4x salary
  • Company share save scheme
  • Greencore Qualifications
  • Exclusive Greencore employee discount platform
  • Access to a full Wellbeing Centre platform

Throughout your time at Greencore, you will be supported with on the job training and development opportunities to further your career.