• Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Sector:

    transport & logistics

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £28000.00 per annum + pension

  • Contact:

    Ruth Tennent

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Line Manager

Location: Leicester
Salary: £28k
Job Type: Permanent
Benefits: 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, pension

This role alternates weekly between AM and PM shifts.
The client is looking for an experienced manager to line manage the production / packing team that will consistently deliver against the plan and set KPI's / targets. As well as ensuring both the quality and safety of the team, you will be required complete shift reports, safety checks and equipment maintenance.

Duties will include:

  • Cost Control
  • Guaranteeing achievement of the production plan
  • Stock Control
  • Adhering to Health & Safety standards, including identifying any H&S issues within the area / team, maintaining a focus on risk reduction.
  • General customer service
  • Basic line management of team throughout the shift
  • Manage, maintain and develop a highly motivated and multi skilled team
  • Allocating work tasks & ordering required materials / material control
  • Ensure timely and accurate completion of all production, quality & hygiene documentation, ensuring standards in these areas are maintained including full completion of the DWOR
  • To manage and resolve day to day problems within the team
  • To manage the performance of the team including appraisals and training plans
  • To effectively manage the initial stages of absence (inc the RTW process) and disciplinary issues ensuring compliance to company procedures
  • To operate production equipment to deliver both output and quality objectives whilst at the same time ensuring legal compliance
  • Reports to the Shift Manager (acting as deputy where needed)

To be considered for this role you must:

  • ILM Level 3 or equivalent
  • Have previous experience in food operations
  • Line management experience within FMCG industry
  • General IT skills- Excel, Word, Outlook
  • General understanding of HACCP, COSHH, QA & Management Procedures
  • General understanding of hygiene & health & safety procedures
  • Ability to improve team performance in terms of line efficiency, cost reduction, waste reduction and quality standards
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills for effective reporting
  • Good organisational and time management skills