Production Team Leader - FMCG - Hertfordshire

Michael Page Engineering & Manufacturing
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A cross-functional role across: Production, Planning and Engineering. This role for Production Team Leader will be an opportunity to expand on current experiences within FMCG Manufacturing.

Client Details

The business has been around since the 1970's and has made a strong impact into their market through coming one of the leading suppliers of their product to: Hotels, Quick Service Restaurants (QSR's) and catering/food service businesses alike.

Projected to open up 4 new Manufacturing Units over the next months which now allows the business to offer exceptional opportunities for growth and development.


In the role as Production Team Leader you will be directly responsible for a team of 8 operators on site, this will be a cross-functional management role looking after staff in different Manufacturing areas within the business.

This role as Production Team Leader will require an understanding of Engineering - this will be a basic understanding of Production machinery used and SOP's alongside these machines.

Your role will also encompass an aspect of planning as your duties will include, liaising with the Production staff to agree of delivery of KPI's, managing the customers requirements and ensuring all Product is manufactured and packed to the businesses standard.


As the Production Team Leader you will have previous experience working for a Food Manufacturing business within Production. If you have a couple of years of experience under your belt and seeking an opportunity to learn and also develop your own current knowledge across FMCG this would be the role to do so.

Understanding of basic Quality standards are essential including: ISO 19001, BRC and HACCP.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Briefing the Production team at the start of each day and running morning meetings with the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Monitor performance and be aware of all measures under your control.
  • Strive to attain zero defects and zero wastage by being a hands on and visible Production Team Leader on the shop floor.

Job Offer

One key benefits is this role is based Monday-Friday (office hours), this also highlights an opportunity to spend 1 on 1 time with the Operations Manager to understand the business, job role and areas of development.

Offering a competitive salary for a Production Team Leader and join them in there continued success which will see the projected: commissioning, installation and opening of 4 new manufacturing units.