Mach Recruitment Limited

Team Leader


Title: Production Team Leader

Reports to: Area Manager

Reportees: Production Operatives

Summary of Function:

To ensure all activities as described below conform to the Company's Policies with respect to: Safety (Personal & Food), Quality, Profitability, Hygiene, Training, Customer Service and Attendance.

This is a hands on position to control and run a line and to support the Area Manager and if required stand in to cover any periods of holiday or sickness.

They will have the following attributes as a minimum requirement:

· Good communication skills written and oral (English)

· Computer literate

· Experience of production environments

Main Responsibilities:

· Lead and motivate the Operators on the line to ensure that delivery targets are met on time and in full.

· Coach and develop members of your team.

· Compliance with Good Manufacturing practices (GMP), hygiene, operator personal hygiene standards (PPE).

· Ensure that customer requirements (internal and external) regarding safety, quality, people, delivery and cost.

· Drive a continuous improvement culture with respect to quality, efficiency, wastage and service levels.

· To report any safety issues to the Area Manager on a daily basis.

· Compliance with sampling requirements (in process and end of line).

· Compliance to Manufacturing Instructions.

· Liase with Area Manager and Technical in the event of operating outside of the agreed parameters.

· Conform customer codes of practice and BRC standards at all times.

Key Tasks:

· Manage break times on the line (2 breaks for 8 hour staff, 3 breaks for 12 hour staff).

· Carry out start up checks on the line.

· Complete all necessary paperwork.

· Complete product audits

· Complete efficient changeovers using the skills of the operators on the line

· Setup, run and carryout checks on the following equipment:

· Proseal

· Autocoder

· Labeller

· Metal detector

· Checkweigher

This job description outlines the main duties of the position and is designed for the benefit of the post holder and the Company in understanding the prime functions of the post.

It should not be regarded as exhaustive, as there may be other duties and requirements associated with the role.


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