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Production Team Leader

Kettle Produce Limited is one of the main suppliers of fresh and pre-packed vegetables in the country and one of the largest private employers in Fife.  Our two sites, which are located just a 5-minute drive north of Glenrothes, are looking to add additional Team Leaders to support their current Production Teams.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who have previous experience of leading a team of people, have excellent communication skills, are flexible with their working hours, and have a strong interest in progressing their career by leading a team.

Previous food production experience would be great, but it is not essential.

Working Hours – Our Production teams currently work a 2- week rotating shift pattern, which include a weekly rotation of dayshift and backshift.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Lead, motivate and engage with your team, demonstrating the correct behaviours to deliver a positive working environment and culture.
  • Prioritise and execute production plans to deliver on targets and quality.
  • To manage the ongoing job performance of the team you are responsible for providing them with feedback and training.
  • Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders based on mutual trust and respect.
  • Effectively manage costs including fixed and variable costs to maximise the efficiency of the department.
  • Lead your team to ensure Health and Safety rules and procedures are followed. Carry  out all risk assessments associated with your area.
  • Ensure company Hygiene and Food Safety rules are fully adhered to and continually monitor the work area to ensure a ‘tidy as you go approach’ to housekeeping.

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