Team Leader (17)


Location: Preston

The Production Department is the hub of the business and the Team Leaders play an integral part of the operational process.  The role encompasses the responsibility for the efficient,safe and hygienic operation of the production line, quality of product and supervising staff.  The Team Leaders will play an essential part in improvement initiatives through team motivation and leading by example.

Key repsonsibilities of the role:

  • Liaise with Production Managers to ensure correct preparation for the forthcoming production run, including documentation, packaging, and labels
  • Ensure that all machines are set up as per Product Specifications
  • Ensure that all orders are completed on time in accordance with the production schedule and record accurate times and packs produced on template
  • Ensure that line standards are fully understood, adhered to and communicated to your team to include:
  • Labour (crew size)
  • PPM
  • Yield
  • Giveaway 
  • Ensure that you and your team follow Company and legislative regulations on Health, Safety and Hygiene at all times
  • You must be prepared to work in other departments as instructed by the Production Manager when required


The successful candidate will have:-

  • Previous experience of working within a Production Department at this level - essential
  • Good working and practical knowledge of production equipment with the ability to problem solve and offer solutions when required to do so
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with customers
  • Proficiencies in Microsoft Office, in particular MS Excel

All candidates must be flexible and prepared to work additional hours when required to meet customer demands.  Essentially we are seeking determined, self-motivated individuals who can make a positive contribution to the company's future growth.

If you feel you have the appropriate skills and competencies required, please forward your application by following the link below.




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