Team Leader Despatch Nights

Bradgate Bakery

Despatch – Madeline Road 22:00 – 06:00

About us

Bradgate Bakery is an award winning, fast paced, highly reputable family business that is heavily expanding and continually evolving. We produce sandwiches, wraps, prepared salads, pasta pots and many other chilled food to go products for a leading UK retailer. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and with almost 1600 employees, we are a major employer in Leicester. Continuous investment in our people and our facilities has enabled our business to grow into one of the UK’s largest chilled food to go manufacturers with an enviable reputation for quality, consistency and innovation in a fast-moving market.

The Role

The successful Team Leader will play a critical role within Despatch & Distribution on the night shift. The Team Leader role will offer a variety of responsibilities including managing a team within a fast paced Despatch environment and are accountable for the health & safety, quality, efficiency and standards of delivery in the area. You are responsible for effective utilisation of both people and resources.

  • Manage a team at Production Operative level
  • Monitor and act upon staffing requirements ensuring that they are in line with production demands.
  • Ensure staff are trained to a competent level of ability to carry out their duties correctly and safely
  • Ensure appropriate skill levels are maintained within the team
  • Ensure relevant training is requested and followed up, highlighting any future training needs
  • Ensure that all paperwork is completed in an accurate and timely manner (e.g. training records)
  • Understand and adhere to SOP’s
  • Ensure that the team’s performance is analyzed, communicated and reviewed on a regular basis

The Successful Individuals

  • Experience gained from a similar role from within food manufacturing would be advantageous
  • Experience of working accurately in a fast paced environment, meeting tight deadlines
  • Ability to understand and operate machinery. Experience of operating machinery would be desirable
  • The ability to comply with strict working instructions such as adherence to Bakery Good Manufacturing Practices, HACCP and Food Health & Safety
  • Ability to speak, read and write clearly in English as well as good numeracy skills (you must be able to pass entry numeracy and literacy tests)
  • A competent computer user with good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel

The Rewards

It’s the quality of our people that’s made us successful. We encourage a culture of opportunity and learning where our people can gain skills and qualifications to achieve their full potential.  We reward hard work and dedication with a competitive hourly pay, retirements saving plan, profit share, private health care, occupational health, subsidised employee restaurant, long service awards, free car parking.

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