Global logistics, UK and Ireland distribution, warehouse storage, customised contract packaging and worldwide freight services

Production Line Leader

Salary: £8.80 - £9.00 per hour (depending on experience)

Contract type: Permanent, full-time

Location: Bond 26, Europa Way, Stretford, Manchester M17 1WF

Working Hours: 45 hours per week

Annual Leave Entitlement: 28 days per year (including bank holidays)

Reporting to the Production Supervisor, you are not only responsible for controlling production and processes, but also for supervising all Packers and Production Operatives. You play a fundamental role in ensuring our customers are satisfied which makes you a vital member of our team.

Key responsibilities in this role will include:

  • To efficiently control productions & processes for the division whilst retaining a responsive & flexible approach to all customers.

  • Supervise all personnel reporting to the position so as to effectively train, evaluate, motivate, discipline, delegate and monitor their activities & progress; Tackling poor performance positively and effectively.

  • Ensure that the customer’s specific quality standards are met within the production targets set by the CPD

  • Set and maintain standards at all times leading by example ensuring efficient and effective processes are recorded, accessible and adhered to across the operation.

  • Continually maintain & strive to improve all Customer & Company QA procedures.

  • To ensure that all divisional staff work according to current H&S regulations together with completion of personal responsibilities.

  • To ensure high standards of cleanliness, housekeeping & stock control of CPD and customer owned stock and consumables within all CPD environments.

  • Ensure the accurate & timely completion of all relevant documents and reports.

Key skills/competencies required:

  • Effective team player working cooperatively to achieve business goals

  • Work under pressure remaining calm & objective whilst prioritising appropriately.

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Prioritising work flow appropriately.

  • Effectively supervise, train, support & guide CPD staff.

  • Ability to influence and motivate production teams to achieve goals

  • Gather, analyse & act appropriately with initiative on relevant data.

  • Problem solve and plan effectively, working with colleagues across the division.

  • Give and receive constructive feedback to all.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.

  • Strong numerical skills.

  • Remain results focused at all times whilst ensuring Quality Standards are maintained

 

Number of vacancies: 7

Location: Bond 26, Europa Way, Stretford, Manchester M17 1WF

Contract type: Permanent, full-time

Salary: £8.80 - £9.00 per hour (depending on experience)

Bonus: Up to 39p per hour bonus if KPI targets are met.

Working hours: 45 hours per week.

Shift pattern: Standard shifts are 07:00 – 17:00 (10 hours), Monday – Friday, with a 60 minute unpaid lunch break. However, shifts can vary in accordance with customer requirements and additional weekend work may be required during our busiest periods.

Annual leave entitlement: 28 days per year (including bank holidays)

Experience required: Experience working in a fast-paced production line environment is desirable.

Application process: Please email your CV to recruitment@akw.co.uk stating 'CV for Production Line Leader - CoPack' in the subject heading

Interview dates: We will be flexible around you!

AGENCIES NEED NOT ENQUIRE – thank you.

We are an equal opportunities employer who encourage and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons, irrespective of age, race, gender, disability, religion/belief or sexual orientation.