Team Leader

 Factory Line Leader -  Bakkavor Meals Wigan

 

 

Benefits - on site free parking, pension, flexible benefits, on site canteen, free hot drinks, employee forum, Company events - Long Service Awards, Christmas events, company wellbeing programme, £250 referral scheme

We offer a variety of back shifts across the week and candidates must be able to work weekends

We are currently recruiting for full time roles only

This role is at our Bakkavor Meals site, based in Wigan, and specialises in making chilled ready meals, chilled mash potato, food-to-go salads and vegetable accompaniments, and employs over 900 people. The site is based only 2 miles from Wigan, and there is a regular bus service with a bus stop within 5 minutes walk of the site

 

 

 

Rate of pay - £12 per hour

We also have some other great benefits such as  pension, flexible benefits, free hot drinks, free parking

This particular role is at our Bakkavor Meals site, based in Wigan, and specialises in making chilled ready meals, chilled mash potato, food-to-go salads and vegetable accompaniments, and employs over 900 people. The site is based only 2 miles from Wigan, and there is a regular bus service with a bus stop within 5 minutes walk of the site.

 

The purpose of the role is to co-ordinate the safe and hygienic operation in the area to ensure effective manufacture of goods to the required quality standards and to ensure the area delivers the production plan on time, in full and in the most cost effective manner.

 

The ideal candidate will have the ability to organise a small team of people and have a good understanding of the manufacturing process, efficiency and quality standards.

 

 

The key duties include:-

  • Set up and check equipment, carrying out safety checks and audits in line with procedures.
  • Organise and co-ordinate the allocation of tasks to staff within the area.  Ensure that breaks are co-ordinated effectively.
  • Carry out composition checks (if required) in accordance with procedure in order to control efficient usage of materials and packaging.
  • Identify and resolve routine equipment issues within defined guidelines, escalating immediately when required.
  • Monitor, assess and record production performance hourly to ensure operating to optimum efficiency. Identify and implement corrective actions. Attend meetings to report on performance escalating any issues to a Manager and reporting back to the team.
  • Check that all CCP checks, Process Control and all other production paperwork has been completed accurately, in accordance with procedure and within specified time frames, countersigning to verify correct.
  • Ensure efficient use of materials and packaging.  Identify potential improvement opportunities and assist with the implementation of such improvements with guidance from your manager.

 

 

The ideal candidate must have the ability to work in a team as well as on their own initiative.  You must have effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to prioritise work.

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Bakkavor

Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.

 

Category:  Manufacturing
Location: 

Wigan, GB

Date:  13-Nov-2022