Production Process Leader

14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Process Leader

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Production Team at our Holly Bank site in Scropton, Derbyshire as a Process leader.

The purpose of this role is to support the Section Manager in managing the production processes and production staff in order to meet safety, quality, training, productivity and cost targets set by the Company, consistently and cost-effectively. To be responsible for the on-going training of all staff including new starters to the section.

Main Responsibilities include:

- Organising and motivating production staff to ensure they are working to their full potential and the operation is effectively staffed
- Responsibility for ensuring that all staff including new staff are trained and developed appropriately and that relevant documentation is completed
- Achieving agreed quality standards and ensure the product is consistently produced to the agreed standard and specification
- To continually develop and improve upon production processes and be motivated in implementing new initiatives
- Ensuring KPI data is monitored and completed and reporting daily performance in the KPI meeting
- Escalating issues in a timely way through key personnel to include Production Schedulers
- Planning daily board and rota for staff
- Ensuring staffing issues are dealt with effectively, consistently and fairly

The Person

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a fast-moving processing environment, with the ability to form good working relationships with all staff and managers. Previous experience of leading and supporting a team is essential, taking responsibility for training new starters, and continuous development for team members. You will have a practical approach to problem solving, be quality conscious and have Excel / computer skills.

About us

We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. You can also look forward to benefits that amongst other things include the following:

- Discounted Private Healthcare
- Life Assurance Scheme
- Generous Pension Scheme
- Lifestyle benefits such as Cycle to Work scheme, discounted shopping vouchers and subsided gym membership

Avara Foods is committed to being an equal opportunities employer

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