Production Line Leader

  • Job Reference: THD-0609
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2018
  • Recruiter: Recroot
  • Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
  • Salary: £18,000 to £20,000
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Skilled, Skilled Food Industry, Industrial, Factory & Production Operatives
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Ingrida Vaicechauskaite
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01842762943

Job Description

Production Line Leader required in Bury St Edmunds.


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This is full time, temporary to permanent role.


Salary is between £18k - £20k per annum  dependent on experience.




The management and performance of a designated production line to process slice and pack products in accordance to customer specification and to company quality, hygiene and health and safety standards.




  • Supervisory control of production operatives
  • Liaise with the Production Manager and the Supervisor in relation to fulfilling production requirements
  • The management and performance of a designated production line, ensuring that the product is packed and labelled in accordance to customer specification and to company quality, hygiene and health and safety standards
  • Operating lines using the Autocoding line automation system as required
  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion of all production paperwork
  • Maintain traceability throughout the production process
  • Promote and maintain an "audit ready" standard of hygiene and good manufacturing practice
  • Ensure damaged equipment is not used and any defects are reported to engineers
  • To have a flexible approach to work in order to meet changing business requirements
  • Fully co-operate with site management and the workforce
  • Report any Health and Safety Hazards within the area
  • Compliance to Health and Safety rules at all times
  • Compliance to all company policies, practices and standard operating procedures and to work within the guidelines as stated


Expected learnings to be attained:


  • Knowledge, understanding and compliance to the company Hygiene and Health and Safety requirements
  • Working knowledge of production slicing equipment and the line automation system ie: Autocoding
  • Working knowledge of different product types, allergens and CCP’s
  • CIEH Level 2 Food Safety for Manufacturing







    Personal Skills Required:


  • Experience working within a fast moving food manufacturing environment within a production role
  • To have a positive work attitude
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Self-motivated, well organised and an ability to prioritise
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Very good communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Excellent attention to detail


Some of the benefits:

Paid breaks

Overtime available

Modern factory with subsidised staff canteen


Working hours: 6.15am to 2.15pm; 2.15pm to 10.15pm


For more details, please contact us on 01842 762943


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