Line Leader

Cranswick Gourmet Pastry, North Yorkshire

An opportunity has arisen to join the Yorkshire Baker team as a Line Leader. This role manages the production line to maximise output whilst ensuring all products achieve specified quality, legal and safety Standards 

Main Duties and Responsibilities: (Please note that this list is not exhaustive):

  • To effectively motivate a team of people to meet production targets  
  • Ensure he final product meets client specifications 
  • To effectively maximize production efficiency to ensure plan is met on an hourly/daily basis 
  • To adhere to and promote best practice in accordance with company health, safety and quality regulations
  • To ensure all paperwork and systems are completed and accurate in accordance with company procedures 
  • To ensure that all areas comply with hygienic audits, both internal and external 
  • To ensure GMP (good manufacturing practices) and housekeeping (clean as you go) are strictly adhered to 
  • To liaise with Area Managers on a day to day basis, ensuring efficiency of the line 
  • To attend team leader meetings 
  • To assist in the training and development of all staff, including new starters to the role 
  • To act as a role model for best practice 
  • Monitor, control and minimize waste 
  • Play an active part in continuous improvement 
  • Drive own personal development through training and work based experience 
  • To undertake such other duties as may be required from time to time, that reasonably fall within the scope and grade of the post  

The Person:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Flexibility required and this will be to work on a 4 on 4 off shift rotation 
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment to achieve set targets  
  • Ability to work on own initiative whilst managing and motivating a team  
  • Good communication skills and an excellent attention to detail  
  • Basic level of literacy and numeracy skills, being able to complete and produce clear and coherent paperwork required for production and technical standards/traceability 
  • Previous experience as a team leader or supervisor is preferred however not essential. 

If you are an internal applicant, please ensure you have made your line manager aware before applying.  

If you would like to apply, please forward your CV to Anton Tseklov, Factory Manager. Or via email to