Intake Team Leader – Nights

  • Department Production
  • Business Kettleby Foods
  • Product Ready Meals
  • Location Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
  • Job RefKET5836
  • Contract Full Time
  • Posted 13/03/2019
  • Expiry 28/03/2019
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Kettleby Foods is a division of the Samworth Brothers Group of companies, based in the mar-ket town of Melton Mowbray and manufactures a wide range of quality Ready Meals for the UK’s top food retailers. We now have an exciting opportunity within our Intake Department.

Intake Team Leader – Nights

SHIFT PATTERN: Sunday to Thursday – 22.30hrs to 06.30hrs / finish


Adopt the principles of PQP (People/Quality/Profit)

Champion health and safety and ensure that all staff are aware of their responsibility under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Lead the people in the department or line to become a motivated and engaged team, through organisation of job rotation, conducting performance and probation reviews within the correct time lines, staff training, coaching, appropriate delegation and regular communication of team performance

Ensure optimum supply of ingredients / components / materials onto the line or into departments is maintained day to day and monitor usage to attain targets

Check availability of labour one day ahead of production and organise cover where necessary. Ensure labour targets are met

Maintain high standards of conduct and performance in the team, taking appropriate formal action as necessary


Effective people management skills. The ability to manage and resolve people issues within your team

Experience working within the food industry

Ideally grade C or above in Maths / English (or equivalent). Not essential but must be able to demonstrate a competent level in both

Level 2 Food Safety

You need to demonstrate excellent hygiene standards, have good communication skills and be able to work in a fast paced environment. To be eligible to work in the UK

To live within a 30 mile radius of LE13 0RG

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