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Senior Line Leader- Days

We are currently recruiting for our Client - who are growing their Gourmet department in preparation to commence long term, high volume production. You will lead the line to deliver the daily production plan in the most cost effective manner and in full compliance with current customer/brand product specifications and meet Key Performance Indicators.

We are looking for highly motivated, flexible individuals who can demonstrate leading a team through a period of significant onsite change. 

Key Responsibilities:

• To lead and motivate Gourmet Operatives in order to ensure full 
engagement and high performance at all times 
• Ensure Key Performance Indicator targets are monitored, well 
communicated and achieved
• Conduct process checks throughout the shift
• Check and monitor and report issues
• Ensure that all employees on their line are working in accordance with 
health and safety and food hygiene regulations, escalating any 
outstanding non-conformance issues to management
• Ensure that all employees on their line are utilised effectively and work 
in accordance with company policy for the authorisation of breaks 
• Encouraging and developing a team-work environment
• To have a detailed knowledge of the customer’s product / packaging / 
pack specifications and to ensure quality conformance
• Conduct regular competency checks and performance reviews for all 
• Manage the co-ordination of temporary labour
• Attend daily management meetings
• Minimising the wastage of product, packaging and consumables
• Effective leadership, training, development and communication
• Coaching, mentoring, compliance and training


• Team/Line Leader or Supervisor previous experience
• Proven machine operating experience typically gained within a 
manufacturing environment
• Understanding of the principles and tools of lean manufacture and 
ability to apply in live situations
• Ideally completed NVQ level 2 or above in a Manufacturing/food 
environment related subject/programme such as FME or Team Leader 


• Computer literate
• Strong appreciation of safety working practices
• Calm under pressure
• Proactive, positive, enthusiastic and demonstrates a ‘can do attitude’.
• Ability and knowledge of the people processes needed to build high 
performing teams
• Numerical ability to record, interpret and analyse key process data
• Natural ability to achieve successful outcomes through and from others 
collaboratively, and encouraging a high degree of self-direction from 
team members
• Able to demonstrate a high level of flexibility and willingness to adapt 
to change
• Customer focused (internal and external)

Specific Competencies:

• Leadership skills
• Team work
• Good organisational skills and self-motivation
• High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
• Excellent communicator (written and verbal in English) at all times
• Strategic and innovative thinker

Good Written and Spoken English is essential for this role.
Shifts - 4 on/4 off 6am - 6pm

Please call Liz at Prestige Recruitment Specialists for more information regarding the role, telephone 01482 212 581. Prestige Recruitment Specialists Ltd are acting as an employment agency working on behalf of the client. Your application will be given consideration and a shortlist of applicants will be submitted to our Client. If you have not heard within 7 days, you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 


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