Team Leader

27000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual + GBP27000/annum
22 May 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Team Leader - Trussing

Location: Hereford
Working Hours: Monday to Friday, 06:00-14:00 / 14:00 - 22:00 Rotating Shift Pattern

We are a leading supplier of Poultry products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. With ambitious plans for the future, there hasn't been a more exciting time to join us.

Join us as a Trussing Team Leader based at Grandstand Road and you can be a part of the ambitious team that brings Avara Foods to life.

Purpose of the role:

As a key player in our Production Team at Grandstand Road, the Trussing Team Leader's responsibilities will include co-ordinating and motivating the operation of the Trussing area whilst ensuring that quality products are produced to meet customer requirements, on time and to specification in a safe and efficient manner.

Your key responsibilities will include:

- Supervise efficiency of process
- Ensure agreed key performance indicators are met including targets, line rates, quality and yields
- Ensuring resources are utilised to deliver requirements for pack lines to adhere to scheduled plans
- Ensure the quality of the product meets customer specifications and if not, this is agreed by the appropriate personnel
- To ensure orders are completed on time and to the agreed customer requirements
- To ensure employee and product safety always
- Ensuring full training is given according to task procedures and individual needs
- Maintaining adherence to Avara Foods safety and hygiene standards
- Ensure a safe work environment by adhering to the correct number of contacts per shift
- Completing any health and safety documentation for the shift
- Performance Reviews & coaching

What we are looking for:

- Manufacturing experience within a FMCG industry
- Production experience at supervisory level
- Or - proven ability in an operative or skilled position, with the willingness to undertake further qualification if required
- Strong Supervisory/Management skills
- Capable of maintaining a calm approach in a dynamic environment


- NVQ in 3 / 4 in management or Equivalent

A little about us:

We are a leading supplier of chicken, turkey and duck products into an impressive range of customers in the UK retail and food service sectors. We are a fully integrated business controlling the whole product supply chain, which include feed mills, farms, hatcheries and factories with associated transport and logistics functions that employ more than 6000 people.

The growth of our business is based on providing a high quality, affordable product and delivering great service levels to our customers. This is achieved by investing in people, utilising the latest technology and being uncompromising in our commitment to high quality and food standards.

What's in it for you?

We are committed to making sure our employees reap rewards of commitment and great performance. You will enjoy a secure, supportive and progressive working environment, where your contribution and achievements will be recognised and rewarded.

We offer comprehensive training as well as development and career progression opportunities. As a Team Leader, you can also look forward to a competitive salary and benefits package