Shift Supervisor – Food

Full Time Permanent

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My client – a well-regarded food manufacturer and producer based near Bury St Edmunds – are looking to recruit a production supervisor to add to their long standing and successful team.

The role includes – the daily management and efficient running of the production department. With a responsibility for ensuring staff compliance to the company Hygiene and Health and Safety policies, and any additional tasks deemed necessary to achieve this.

Key duties include:
*Supervisory control of production Operatives
*Liaise with the Production Manager and Assistant Production Manager in relation to fulfilling departmental requirements
*Liaise with the departmental trainer regarding training requirements and ensure the competence of staff is monitored and upheld
*Ensuring traceability is maintained at all times throughout the department
*Ensure all process paperwork is completed accurately throughout the shift
*Ensure daily machinery start up checks are completed
*Take responsibility for, manage and quarantine products which do not meet quality standards
*Ensure all products are produced according to specification
*To provide cover for the Assistant Production Manager as and when required
*Ensure that a good standard of good manufacturing practice, hygiene and housekeeping is maintained at all times
*Ensure damaged equipment is not used and any defects are reported to engineers immediately
*Ensure staff compliance to the company Hygiene and Health & Safety policies
*To have a flexible approach to work in order to meet changing business requirements
*Carry out all duties as deemed necessary by supervisory or managerial staff to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the factory
*Compliance to Health and Safety rules at all times
*Compliance to all company policies, practices and standard operating procedures

Knowledge required for this role:
*Knowledge, understanding and compliance of Hygiene and Health and Safety requirements
*Understanding of the importance of traceability batch coding and how it is applied
*Allergen and Organic product knowledge and segregation requirements

Personal Skills Required
*Experience working within a food manufacturing environment
*Basic IT skills
*Problem solving and decision making skills
*Self-motivated and an ability to engage staff
*Good literacy and numeracy skills
*Flexibility and adaptability
*Good level of written and spoken English
*To take a consistent and fair approach when implementing company policies and procedures

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing organisation with a firm belief in personal development and training – excellent company benefits are on offer as well as free parking and further progression opportunities.

This is a full time perm role – offering an excellent package for the right candidate