Team Leader Thins line

Are you passionate about a career in manufacturing and want to lead a shift team with end-to-end accountability for a complete process line?

What’s it all about?

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced food manufacturing Team Leader to join a state-of-the-art fast paced flagship site that is continuing to undergo significant investment following a new-build only three years ago. At the Bardney site we manufacture both Ryvita Crispbread and Ryvita Thins on two new process lines.

Our vision is to be a world class biscuit manufacturer and you will play a key role in us achieving that. This exciting new position reports into the Thins Production Manager and offers a great development role within the manufacturing environment, with full on-shift accountability of the Thins manufacturing line. The role will provide considerable stretch as you will be responsible for the Health & Safety, the Food Safety & Quality, operational output and delivery of plan, supporting CI initiatives across the operation.

You will deliver this through great on-shift leadership of your team and will be the custodian of a great brand and for meeting exacting retailer and consumer demands.

You will understand the importance of working as a team, develop a great working relationship with your peers and put your people at the forefront of everything you do.

What does "great" look like?

Great Judgement
  • Will “do the right thing” when it comes to Safety, Food safety, cost and the environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • A focused, pragmatic approach to solving problems
  • Highly numerate, ability to use facts and data to support decision makin
  • Clear demonstration of sound operational decision making
  • Ability to understand risk, foresee issues before they become a problem
People Focused
  • Understands the operation and able to provide great support to the team
  • Able to build great relationships with colleagues
  • Positive display of behaviours; leads positive change from the front
  • A motivated team player that is also able to work independently
  • Able to communicate using non-technical language to ensure that any issues are clearly understood by all concerned
  • Celebrates success through your team & says thank you
Action Orientated
  • The ability to turn the complex into simple
  • Results focussed, driven to succeed and the ability to deliver success through your team
  • Self-motivated and able to operate in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Structured, organised and planned approach with an ability to influence at all levels of the organisation

Experience and Skills

  • Team working and excellent examples of good working relationships with peers
  • Leadership skills from a food manufacturing background
  • Information handling, analysis and reporting
  • Problem solving
  • Sound numeric and analytical competence
  • Excellent communication at all levels
  • Good PC skills (Excel/Word/Power-point/Outlook)
Closing date for applications: 30 November 2021
Position: Team Leader
Location: Bardney

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