Production Group Leader

Kerry Foods Group
07 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Kerry Foods is part of the Kerry Group, an global food organization with over 24,000 employees and with an annual turnover in excess of €5.3 billion. Responsible for some of the UK and Ireland's best known brands, such as Cheestrings, Mattessons, Wall's & Richmond sausages, Pure, Yollies, Dairygold and Denny. Kerry Foods is also a leading producer of supermarket private label products such as chilled and frozen ready meals, cooked meats, cheese and dairy products.

Our site in Burton is the flagship factory within the business. Producing some of the nations best loved chilled food meals for the top supermarket chains and a number of high street food outlets. We are at the forefront of chilled meal solutions creating a wide range of healthly eating, culinary classics and new tastes of the globe, this has significantly increased our growth over the last year and as such we are looking to recruit a number of experienced candidates into the business. We are currently recruiting for a Production Group Leader to support the production team, supporting business improvement projects and drive performance on site.

As the Successful Production Group Leader your responsibilities will include:

    Lead a the production team to ensure they are engaged and high performing Manage performance of team and Identify those who have the interest and ability to progress Manage grievance and disciplinary issues as required with the support of HRCheck that standards are set within the value and continuously improve standards Manage the availability of labour against the plan and work with Value StreamCover essential elements of Value Stream Manager and Team Leader Role in the event of absence.As part of a wider project team assist and manage the delivery of key projects that have an impact on the value streamConduct risk assessment on all processes and tasks in the value stream,Coordinate shift maintenance activities in conjunction with engineering team
To be successful in the role of Production Group Leader you will need to be an experienced manager or supervisor within the food manufacturing or similar industry and possess knowledge of lean processes and problem solving techniques. This role would suit an experienced leader who is looking for a greater challenge in a larger business, with the opportunity to new skills and experiences.

Does this sound interesting to you? If so we would love to hear from you!

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