Team Leader - Production

Type: Permanent - Full Time
Hours: 06:00am - 18:00pm
Salary: £Competitive

Palethorpes Bakery, an award-winning and market-share leading ‘Chilled Savoury Pastry’ food manufacturer. Due to growth and restructure in the business, we are currently looking for experienced Team Leader to join our Bakery 3 Team! 

Our Vision as a business is to inspire our customers through excellence in quality food, innovation, and integrity.  As a member of our Manufacturing Team, you will be directly contributing to this vision through your core tasks and responsibilities. 

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


Reporting directly to the Department Manager, your responsibilities will include:

  • Promoting a safety culture within your area, ensuring all health & safety, quality and hygiene requirements are met
  • Support the Lead Operative and the rest of your team to ensure that production targets are achieved
  • Plan and control manning levels for your team within guidelines
  • Maintain relevant communications with Engineering, Hygiene and other internal suppliers to minimise downtime
  • Develop, coach and empower your team of people to deliver on plan
  • Challenge current practice to maximise the effectiveness of your department
  • Proactively assist on projects in the factory


The successful candidate for this role will need to demonstrate the following skills, qualifications and attributes:


  • Demonstrated Group Leader/ Supervisor, with a record of delivering results within an FMCG manufacturing environment
  • Credible leadership style with the ability to manage, inspire, coach and develop individuals and teams
  • Drive and initiative to deliver results in a demanding environment
  • Practical approach to problem solving
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Computer literate



  • Chilled Savoury Pastry experience



  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Free Parking


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