Area Leader

Michael Page -Engineering & Manufacturing
West Yorkshire
£28k - £32k pa
19 Oct 2016
18 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Reporting into the shift manager you will be fully responsible for 15 members of staff within a fast paced food environment.

Client Details

Our client is a UK leading food manufacturer that offers a truly fantastic product with customer taste and experience at the forefront of their vision.


Key Responsibilities;

Manage the training and development of all team members.

- Manage team performance ensuring everyone is clear on their own and team objectives and the extent to which targets are achieved.

- Maintain good communication to and from the team including daily shift briefings.

- Promotes the development of a high performance culture, encouraging cooperation and involvement of everyone in continuous improvement/LEAN activities.

- Resolve individual grievances quickly and effectively.

- Plan and control holiday including cover were necessary.

- Manages attendance, standards of conduct and performance, with resort to disciplinary measures when necessary.
- Ensure all activities on site are performed in full compliance with safety, health and environmental regulatory obligations.

- All agreed housekeeping, 5S workplace organisation procedures and good manufacturing practices are sustained throughout the shift.

- Equipment, plant and facilities maintained in order that they operate safely to the correct quality and efficiently.

- Site processes optimised to minimise the impact to the environment


Candidate requirements;

Experience in a first line supervision role within a manufacturing environment.

Identifying and implementing process improvements.

Working within cross functional teams to deliver customer production requirements.

Ability work manage multiple workloads simultaneously

A solid understanding of Lean manufacturing and experience of implementing Lean ideas

Job Offer

up to £32k