Team Leader - Hygiene Team

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 06:00am - 18:00pm
Salary: £22,762.74

Palethorpes Bakery produces chilled savoury rolls, savoury hot pies, pasties, and slices. The business has been producing products in this category since 1852 and innovation is high on its agenda.

We are looking for a Team Leader to lead our Hygiene department on our day shfit at Palethorpes Bakery. As a team leader you will drive the site hygiene standardsat Palethorpes and ensure that we as a site opperate Safely and Hygenic.  

The working hours for this role are 06:00am - 18:00pm, on a 4 on 4 off rotating shift pattern.


  • To carry out & supervise the cleaning of production & hygiene equipment
  • To carry out post clean swabbing when required
  • Provide direction, motivation & support to the washroom operatives
  • Record daily waste data onto the computer
  • To complete prestart checks/water temp checks on the machinery before use
  • To have a full understanding of the chemicals in use within the hygiene department and recognise their scope of use
  • To have a full understanding of the COSHH requirements and ensure compliance with the relevant assessments
  • To have a full understanding of the cleaning systems, schedules and procedures throughout the factory
  • To have a basic understanding of food microbiology
  • To ensure efficient product change-over are carried out
  • To provide necessary Holiday cover for the department


Skills Required:

  • Excellent communicator
  • On your feet thinker
  • A natural leader
  • IT proficient
  • Organised and able to work alongside tight plans



  • A competitive salary, Company Pension, 24 days holiday entitlement (including bank holidays and public holidays)
  • Formal and informal learning and development opportunities
  • Heavily discounted staff shop
  • A progressive working environment that puts its people at the heart of what it does

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