Production Chargehands

Cranswick Country Foods, Norfolk

About Cranswick Country Foods:

Cranswick Country Foods in Watton, Norfolk is serious about its quality pork products. Now we’re hungry for talented people to join us. It’s win win; you achieve your potential, we achieve our ambitious growth plans.

We are looking for a Chargehand/Line Leader in our Sausage Department for Nights on a 4on / 4off shift pattern, and a Chargehand for our Retail Department working a 4on / 4off day shift pattern.

Job requirements of Sausage Chargehand/Line Leader:

  • Motivate your team to produce quality products
  • Maintain a high level of production standards
  • Meet production efficiency targets
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed and correct

What you will need:

  • Be able to work under pressure in a fast pace environment
  • An understanding of run rates, yields and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Knowledge and experience working with food production machinery
  • Ideally hold a level 2 food safety certificate
  • Great people management skills and production knowledge

Pay and benefits:

  • Salary – £12 p/h (Days) and £13.20 p/h (Nights)
  • Attendance bonus of £20 per week
  • Overtime – time and a third after contracted hours
  • Pension – 3% employer contributions/5% employee contributions
  • Discounted sharescheme
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Death in service insurance
  • Enhanced holiday after 5 Years’ service


Email a CV and covering letter, including the role you are applying for and your salary expectations to


Closing Date: 28th May 2021 (please note that should we receive significant interest, this closing date may be brought forward )


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