Production Line Leader - Shift
KDC/One Swallowfield
Wellington, UK
1d ago

Are you looking for your next challenge in production?

KDC / One -Swallowfield

  • It's an exciting time to join the team here at KDC / One Swallowfield. From our beginnings as a Somerset based chemist in the 1800’s;
  • to filling the first commercial aerosol in the UK, and far beyond. We are passionate about innovation, development and excellence, it’s at the heart of what we do.

    As part of the KDC / One Group, we are the world’s largest value added partner in the beauty and personal care space. Producing beautiful products for the world’s largest brands.

    A global organisation that offers innovative, quality personal care products for our customers. We’re proud to be part of one of the fastest growing global networks in the cosmetics and personal care industry.

    Our very own Wellington Site in Somerset is both the European Headquarters and the centre of excellence in aerosol manufacturing and premium liquid filling.

    The Team

  • The Production team are at the heart of the business operation. From filling to packing the production team keeps things ticking over with a focus on providing our customers with high quality consumer goods;
  • the production team produce aerosol and non-aerosol personal care products for our ever growing and expanding list of customers.

    The production team are the people that take customer orders, innovations and product concentrate and create the end product that you’ll see on the shelves in the shops.

    Our Growth in capabilities at our Wellington site over the last 18 months and the increased consumer demands have created numerous opportunities in our Operations Team.

  • With exciting developments such as our newly introduced shift pattern of continental shifts (please see vacancy documents for details of our roster - hours of work are 7am-7pm or 7pm-7am) to complement our established teams;
  • if you’re looking to develop and build a career, we can make that happen.

    The Role

  • As a Production Line Leader you’ll be reporting in to the Zone Leader to organise and lead a team of operators to ensure high quality goods are produced;
  • with a focus on quality you’ll be working with your team and the Quality Assurance team to ensure that we’re delivering in line with customer and KDC / One production and quality standards.


    The production team are a dedicated team that work together to achieve their goals of quality, accountability and right first time.

    With the spotlight on Production you’ll be at the forefront of the operations team, working on a newly established working pattern of continental shifts (please see vacancy documents for details of our roster - hours of work are 7am-7pm or 7pm-7am) the Operations team are leading the business in our exciting period of business growth.

    What does a typical day look like?

  • You will use your attention to detail to identify and raise quality issues with your Zone leader, supporting with resolutions as required.
  • You will use your collaboration skills and attention to detail to work proactively with the site Quality Assurance team to provide resolutions to quality issues on the line, escalating where appropriate
  • You will use your communication skills to understand and communicate tasks allocated on the production line with your colleagues and Zone Leader
  • You will use your Teamworking skills to carry out production tasks allocated
  • We’d love to talk to you if you have .

  • Previous experience in Production environment
  • Previous experience in organising and leading a team
  • Experience or good understanding of quality standards
  • Attention to detail
  • Self motivated
  • Have good team working skills.
  • The good stuff

    Here at KDC / One Swallowfield we want you to feel rewarded for a job well done. As well as a competitive salary we offer :

  • Generous holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • Employee healthcare cash plan
  • Generous salary package
  • On site staff shop
  • Free car parking on site
  • Upgraded staff canteen and welfare facilities catered at our Wellington site by award winning catering service
  • Generous colleague pension scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Technology purchase scheme
  • Discounted cinema tickets
  • Discounted high street and online retailer scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • And there's more!
  • Interested?

    If you’d like to talk to us, click apply we’re looking forward to hearing from you.

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