Production Shift Team Leader
South Ockendon, Essex, GB
6d ago

CHEP helps move more goods to more people, in more places than any other organisation on earth. Its pallets, crates and containers form the invisible backbone of the global supply chain and the world’s biggest brands trust us to help them transport their goods more efficiently, sustainably and safely.

As pioneers of the sharing economy, CHEP created one of the world's most sustainable logistics businesses through the share and reuse of its platforms under a model known as pooling’.

CHEP primarily serves the fast-moving consumer goods (e.g. dry food, grocery, and health and personal care), fresh produce, beverage, retail and general manufacturing industries.

CHEP employs approximately 11,000 people and owns approximately 300 million pallets, crates and containers through a network of more than 750 service centres, supporting more than 500,000 customer touch-

points for global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Sysco, Kellogg’s and Nestlé. CHEP is part of the Brambles Group and operates in more than 55 countries with its largest operations in North America and Western Europe.

For more information on CHEP, visit . For information on the Brambles Group, visit

As one of four Brambles growth companies, CHEP and Brambles provide you unparalleled opportunities to advance and accelerate your career.

You’ll be joining an international growth organisation with a pioneering, circular business model. You’ll be working for a company that is changing the way goods get to market.

You’ll become part of an efficient and collaborative global team making a real contribution to a smarter, more sustainable future.

For more on how Brambles growth companies can accelerate your career, visit

Position Description

Due to recent promotion we are currently looking to recruit a Production Shift Team Leader in our South Ockendon plant. The primary purpose of the role is to supervise, develop and coach R&M Operatives to deliver against performance and quality objectives.

Major / Key Accountabilities

Supervise, develop and coach employees

Continuous improvement via systemic change based on data and root cause (i.e. Data analysis and improvement / correction plans)

Ownership and control of all quality related issues on their shifts.

Drive a zero-harm culture within the shift

Conduct tours in the 1-CHEP Management Observation Tool (MOT)

Lead root cause analysis of all incidents that happen on shift

Encourage others to perform

Recognise change as necessary and willingly share knowledge across business areas

Adapt and learn in new situations

Work closely with the Yard and Service Manager taking Control Yard (When necessary) and Warehouse movements delegating relevant tasks to FLT drivers bearing in mind warehouse needs as well as the site turnaround times

Hold weekly shift briefs and report plant KPIs

Monitor and ensure consistent, timely responses to all relating to zero harm and production

Owning the controls on safety, quality, production

Assist in monitoring of employee’s holidays

Ensure employees comply with the holiday policy booking system

Monitor and ensure consistent, timely responses to all relating to zero harm and production

Assisting in monitoring absence levels and dealing with employees in the correct manner when triggers are made

Deputise for the Shift Manager in their absence


Experienced in lean based / CI operational role would be an advantage.

Experience in team and shift leadership would be advantageous

Ideally worked in a quality focused environment and familiar with quality-based standards.

We're excited you're here to learn how we'll leverage our family of growth companies to accelerate your career. Brambles companies employ more than 14,500 people in over 60 countries, committed to connecting people to life's essentials, every day.

Our people are shaping a smarter, more sustainable future by changing the way business makes, moves and sells goods in every corner of the world.

We look forward to helping you become one of them.

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