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Packhouse Line Leader

Posted 27 February by J.O Sims Ltd Ended

J.O. Sims is one of the UK's leading suppliers of fresh fruit, fruit ingredients and fruit snacks. Worldwide, we farm over 1,000 acres of cherry, apple, peach, nectarine and apricot orchards and we are the UK's largest supplier of cranberries and wild blueberries.

We currently have 2 vacancies within our Packhouse for experienced Line Leaders to ensure the effective operation of a designated area within the production environment by means of effective monitoring, control, communication, reporting and recording of results and man management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Company Health & Safety and Food hygiene policies and procedures are adhered to in line with legal requirements.
  • Ensure Company/Customer Hygiene procedures/requirements are adhered to in line with legal requirements.

  • Communicate effectively with Managers, Supervisors and other staff whilst relaying necessary information to team as required.

  • Responsible for meeting area productivity, hygiene & quality standards.

  • Deploy staff within the designated work area.

  • Ensure correct correlation of all materials required.

  • Complete all production paperwork & electronic data accurately.

  • Assist staff to resolve operational issues.

  • Reporting stock issues to the Section Manager immediately.

  • Keep control of your packaging stocks on a daily basis and report any discrepancies to the Section Manager.

  • Provide training alongside the Section Manager of all staff under your control.

  • Fulfil training requirements deemed necessary for your role to allow efficient performance of duties and assist in your performance development.

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years experience as a Line Leader in a Food Manufacturing environment. A good understanding of manufacturing processes, procedures and technology is essential.

We offer 33 days holiday a year (including bank holidays) and favourable shift patterns.


Required skills

  • Computer Literate
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Maths
  • Writing Skills
  • Team Leadership

Reference: 34568384

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