Production Team Leader

  • Job Reference: 18061308061032555518
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Magenta International Ltd
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Salary: £22,000 to £23,000
  • Sector: Food & Beverage Manufacturing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Robert Salter
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 0208 547 3399

Job Description

Reporting to the Production Manager whilst working a 4 on, 4 off dayshift pattern, our client, a frozen & chilled food manufacturer is looking to add a Team Leader to their expanding, global business, in the Production Department.


Main Purpose:

To lead the operational production teams to deliver high class efficient, flexible manufacturing performance in accordance with business objectives and strategic plans.

This will be achieved through the day to day effective leadership of a multi-skilled production team to drive for superior results, exceed KPI targets, and strive for continual year on year improvements.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead, motivate and develop the team, to ensure planned production requirements and quality standards are met whilst ensuring all Health and Safety and Food Safety, Customer and Company standards and guidelines are followed.
  • Review team performance alongside your Assistant Production Manager
  • identify areas for improvement and encourage progress of individual team members through performance review, developing and delivering agreed personal development plans
  • Achieve shift KPI targets e.g. for line efficiencies, material usage variances and absenteeism
  • Ensure the right quantity of product is made within the right timescales using the right quantity of materials and labour.
  • Develop team working across the factory applying continuous improvement principles.
  • Ensure daily safety inspections and audits are carried out, and issues raised to your Production Manager and H & S Officer for action.
  • Contribute with the planning, organisation, operation and installation of all new processes and equipment within the factory.
  • To plan and manage your teams timekeeping, absence, holiday and training to ensure you can achieve your main accountabilities.


Interested? Then click the apply button today, or contact me for further information on 01233 223 712 /

All Applicants must have the right to work in the UK or hold the appropriate work permit.