Production Line Leader

The Line Leader will work with the Production Supervisor so that that the shift operates to documented procedures and work instructions, to ensure consistently safe and legal product with the desired quality characteristics, in full compliance with the HACCP food safety plan. The Line Leader is expected to run their line to an acceptable standard whilst adhering to our H&S policies and achieve factory KPIs.

Key accountabilities

Setting a high safety and GMP standard for the production line.
Dealing with machinery, product or packaging issues that occur on the line.
Knowing when to escalate problems to the Production Supervisor or Technical team
Driving line team performance to meet production targets.
Responsible for adhering to safe systems of work processes and acting in a safe manner to protect the health and safety of yourself and others at all times.
To promote a culture of positive safety behaviours within your team, demonstrate strong safety leadership and address unsafe behaviours and working practices to coach the right behaviours.
Follow all Quality systems and procedures to ensure our products meet food safety (HACCP), legal and customer requirements as well as maintaining external standards eg BRC, IFS, Femas.
Highlight to supervisor your teams training requirements.
Participate in buddy training when required.
Adhere to health and safety and food hygiene policies.
Work towards zero non- conformances.
Work with a positive attitude to problem solving and team work, supporting colleagues across the site functions.
Complete line paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.
Set a high standard of good manufacturing practice (e.g. clean as you go).
Ensure the team are working safely and raise near misses where necessary.

What does "great" look like?

Great Judgement
  • Able to prioritise in a challenging and busy environment
  • Able to make sound and timely decisions within scope of the role and understands when to escalate.
Cultural Fit
  • Act in accordance with and promote the SPIRIT of JDR
  • Be a role model for health, safety and food hygiene
  • Build effective relationships in an authentic manner
Motivated to Make a Difference
  • Challenges poor standards and practices
  • Able to motivate self and team
  • Strong team player
  • Results focused
  • Promotes continuous improvement
  • Promote the JDR H&S culture

Experience and Skills

Good planning and prioritising skills
Strong communication skills
A good level of verbal and numerical skills
Experience in a food manufacturing environment
Level 2 Food Hygiene

Closing date for applications: 01 April 2019
Position: Production Line Leader
Location: Poole

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