Shift Area Leader

4 on 4 off Days

Start Date of Role circa January 2022

Cranswick Country Foods Prepared Poultry is a specialty producer of delicious, cooked poultry ingredients and is a leading innovator in the industry. We create exciting, original products that meet the needs of today’s busy consumers. We are proud to be opening a brand new, purpose built, breaded chicken factory and have an exciting opportunity for you to join our team, as Shift Area Leader.

The Shift Area Leader will be responsible for the day to day coordination of all retail and bulk operations – including high and low risk. They will be responsible for all retail packing operations across 5 lines for multiple retailers across a variety of SKUSs and ensuring delivery on time and in full to the customers whilst always striving to consistently improve the quality, departmental throughput and performance.

The main duties would include:

  • • Provide guidance and day to day leadership to the retail and bulk packing team
  • • Ensuring compliance with all system based processes and procedures within the department
  • • Train and develop team to ensure continuity of standards, even in the candidates absence
  • • Work with other department managers to ensure smooth production and delivery of all produce to the finished customer
  • • Maintain the highest health and safety standards
  • • Ensure waste is kept to a minimum and second nature is the forefront of the operation
  • • Any other reasonable requests made by the Directors

The ideal successful candidate would be determined to create and maintain their own standards within the department of a brand new factory and be able to deliver results in a high pressure environment, whilst being able to be flexible and committed to ensure the successful launch of the factory. In return, the role will be rewarding and challenging, and expect to be developed within the role to succeed.

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

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to: