Team Leader — Days

About Cranswick Country Foods Fresh Poultry:
Cranswick Country Foods Fresh Poultry in Eye, Suffolk is serious about its quality chicken 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.

Job requirements of Production Team Leader:
We are looking for a Production Team Leader to join our established Production team at Cranswick Country Foods Fresh Poultry in Eye, Suffolk. You will be responsible for leading and motivating your team to ensure production KPIs are met.

Shift Pattern – 4 shifts per week on a 3 week rotating shift pattern, working 06:10 – 17:10.


  • Motivate your team to achieve the daily production plan safely, efficiently and to our high quality standards
  • Maintain high production standards
  • Deliver regular team briefings and provide coaching to support your team
  • Be responsible for shift performance and KPIs
  • Ensure all relevant paperwork is completed and correct
  • Train and develop your team to manage performance and progress high potential people

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:

  • Rate of Pay - £14.57 per hour (inclusive of £1 per hour weekly attendance bonus)
  • Auto enrolment into our company pension scheme
  • Access to our ‘Feed your Wellbeing’ hub, offering a range of retail, restaurant and entertainment discounts and wellbeing support
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Death in service insurance
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Free Parking and Canteen facilities

Email a CV and covering letter to

Closing Date: 28th of July 2024 (please note that should we receive significant interest, this closing date may be brought forward )