Section Leader - Days
Highbridge, Somerset
6d ago

Job Description

Shift : 4 on 4 off, 06 : 00 - 18 : 00

Business Area : Bakkavor Desserts

Location : Highbridge, Somerset

Section Leader

We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets.

In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.

Our Bakkavor site in Highbridge, which is one of our four Desserts sites specialises in Cheesecake and Tarts, working closely with our sister site in Devizes that specialise in baked goods.

  • As a Section Leader your responsibilities will be as below;
  • Encouraging a safe working environment for all employees in your area by supporting and enforcing standards set out in the Group Health and Safety policy
  • Ensuring team are performing to quality standards in terms of GMP, food safety, product quality / presentation and housekeeping
  • Managing the performance of team members using Bakkavor performance management systems
  • Actively coaching, developing, recruiting, and training team members - whilst encouraging continuous improvement within the business
  • Participating in NPD processes and production trials where required to ensure they run successfully
  • Managing improvement activities on processes such as KPIs, waste management and production control whilst completing associated administration and record keeping
  • Ensuring team are correctly deployed and are performing to standards in adherence to the plan managing breaks and shift changeover process to ensure there is no disruption to productivity and workflow
  • Ensuring mechanisms are in place and supported to provide effective communication at all levels
  • Carrying out necessary administrative tasks and producing data / reports as required including DWOR, T&A and holiday management
  • It is essential that you have;
  • You will ideally have experience of a similar role in a food manufacturing environment and be used to working at a fast pace.

    If you are a driven individual with a passion for service delivery and the ability to work calmly under pressure whilst motivating others towards achievement this could be the role for you.

    When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension and other flexible benefits - alongside excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group.

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