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Job Title: Production Team Leader

Location: Thetford

Description: Staffline are recruiting for a Team Leader to work at our client’s poultry processing site in Thetford.

Responsibilities of the role:

•    Supporting the Area Manager to ensure a constant, smooth, humane, safe and efficient factory operation in order to deliver the production plan within agreed budgetary and service levels.
•    To ensure the area has sufficient people to be able to operate safely, cover all holiday requests and operate at optimal efficiency.
•    To ensure that product produced in the area is to the highest possible quality.

Candidate requirements:


•    Experience of successfully leading and managing a team of permanent and agency staff including performance management, conduct, adherence to company policies and procedures including disciplinary, grievance and attendance issues desirable.
•    Ability to clearly communicate and build a strong and effective team including presentation skills, coaching, influencing and the ability to deal appropriately with conflict desirable.
•    Good planning and organisational skills.
•    Ability to problem solve and make effective decisions.
•    Self motivated and highly resilient.
•    Experience of working in a manufacturing environment.
•    Machinery knowledge.
•    Lean Manufacturing experience beneficial.
•    High level of customer service.
•    Experience of a demanding retail or similar customer base desirable.
•    Solid level of numeracy to be able to calculate and report on performance.
•    Highly flexible.
•    IOSH safety certificate.
•    Food Safety Level 2.
•    SAP experience desirable.

Working hours are fixed shifts of either 2pm – 10pm ore 10pm – 6am. The pay rate for the late shift is £9.04 per hour and the night shift is £9.94 per hour.

If you think that you would be suitable for this role then please apply now.


Expiry Date: 02/08/2017