Logistics Team Leader
Charlie Bighams
6d ago

Our story

Having achieved impressive year on year growth, we continue to grow in a sustainable way whilst also maintaining the ambience of a kitchen rather than a factory.

Having achieved Great Places to Work’ Certification, Bigham’s is now officially recognised as one of the UK’s Best Large Workplaces and now employs over 600 people across two thriving food manufacturing kitchens in London and Somerset.

We have achieved B-Corp status because it’s the right thing to do for our business, for our consumers and for the planet.

And our award-winning company is still expanding, which is why we’re searching for like-minded individuals who share our passion for the extraordinary, to help us deliver our food philosophy - Only Delicious Will Do.

The Role

You will be tasked with delivering results that make significant contribution to department or project delivery. You will engage with your teams performance which is reflected in annual GPTW survey.

As a leader you should be able to work effectively in all areas of the logistics department; ensuring all processes upholds Bigham’s brand values and sustains customer expectations of quality, whilst working to eliminate wastage, exceed throughput targets and meet legal, GMP and H&S requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deliver daily team brief and ensure a great start of each shift
  • Seek feedback from the team and ensure responses are followed through in a timely manner
  • Lead and manage areas assigned, including breaks, labour and holiday request.
  • RTW forms completed and support with creating rota’s / planning holiday
  • Communicate with other Team Leaders and Team Managers as appropriate to safeguard timely delivery of daily plan
  • Ensure effective communication with our suppliers, customers, and between departments within Bigham’s to maintain the flow of the production kitchen
  • Ensure H&S standards are maintained by completing H&S walk rounds
  • Be responsible for contacting engineering should any breakdowns occur in a timely manor
  • All activities comply to GMP and 5S standards, incorporating GMP walk rounds
  • In the event of any issues, make sure they are contained and escalated to the shift manager.
  • Actively engage in problem solving activities, identifying and escalating issues
  • Identify areas for improvement
  • Use of IT system to manage stock levels and delivery times, manage supplier and customer documentation.
  • Give regular feedback to the team through team briefs and designate jobs / roles
  • Complete RTW’s, paperwork, filing and delivery notes, making sure everything is up to date
  • Make sure all correct procedures are followed as to SOP
  • Ensure Health and safety is being followed in your area
  • Ensure priority sheet is followed
  • Highlight, communicate and resolve any daily issues with the relevant people
  • Work with your team trainer to create a training plan for your team including succession planning and refresher training
  • Complete Progress and Probation reviews on time with SMART objectives
  • What you'll need

  • High level of Safety and Quality focus
  • Highly motivated
  • Confident, determined and ambitious
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Work to the Bigham’s values of Respect, Daring, Collaboration, Goal Focused, Passion and Pride
  • What you’ll receive

    This is a role for hard workers; those who take real pride in their work and enjoy working in a challenging but rewarding environment.

    When you start your career with Bigham’s you’ll receive :

  • Overtime payments, paid at 1.25x the hourly base rate
  • 28 days annual leave, increasing each year
  • Annual bonus
  • Paid breaks
  • Free Bigham’s meals to take home
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounts with popular high street retailers
  • Life assurance benefit
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised canteen (Max £1 meals)
  • You will also have the opportunity to take part in training delivered by our academy where you can further develop your career, alongside your salary, at Bigham’s.

    Still doesn’t sound quite the right fit for you. We are always on the lookout for great people to join in all areas of our growing food production business.

    Visit https : / / www.bighams.com / all-jobs / or email your CV to people bighams.com to find the role that’s right for you.

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