Section Leader – Bakkavor Desserts Newark
Days 05.30am – 17.30
Excellent career progression
4 on 4 off – A Days shift pattern
We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 39 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.
Bakkavor Desserts is based in Newark, Nottinghamshire and specialises in making chilled desserts such as trifles, creamcakes and choux pastries. The site employs over 1,800 people and is one of four factories that are part of the Bakkavor Desserts sector in the UK.
To encourage a safe working environment for all employees in their area by supporting and enforcing standards as set out in the Group Health and Safety policy.
Ensure team are performing to quality standards in terms of GMP, food safety, product quality and presentation and housekeeping.
Manage performance and attendance of the team including first level formal written disciplinary action, performance review, absence management (including return to work procedures)
Ensure that operatives are coached and trained in all aspects of their role, including health and safety and food safety standards and quality procedures.
Participate in NPD processes and production trials where required to ensure that they run successfully
Manage improvement activities including KPIs, waste management and production control processes and associated administration and record keeping.
Ensure that their team are correctly deployed and are performing to standards in adherence to the plan. Manage breaks and the shift changeover process to ensure it does not disrupt productivity and workflow
Ensure mechanisms are in place and supported to provide effective communication, upwards, downwards and sideways
In conjunction with HR participate in staff recruitment processes and induction.
Carry out necessary administrative tasks and produce data / reports as required including DWOR, T&A, holiday management and any other relevant dataYou will ideally have experience in a food manufacturing environment and be used to working at a fast pace.
There is a real chance of progression within the business for a self-driven individual or alternatively can provide a base and job security for people happy to stay in the Section Leader role.
It's a platform to build a solid work history from a large multinational company who pride themselves on giving people a chance to reach their potential.
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