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Want to help us bring happiness to the world? Want to join an ambitious and fast growing global biscuits and confectionery business investing heavily in iconic global brands, infrastructure and people? Then this is the place for you.
As proud bakers and chocolatiers and custodians of iconic global brands, we don’t compromise on the quality of ingredients in our products or on the people we hire. We are looking for entrepreneurial spirits who share our passion for bringing happiness to our consumers and who embody our Winning Traits.
To succeed at pladis you need to be purpose-led , resilient and positive to succeed here because we expect pace and agility , we insist on collaboration and demand accountability. If that is your thing, then pladis offers global ambition, a clear Vision and roadmap for success, challenge, and unrivalled opportunities to learn and make an impact
Team Manager – Days 1 shift pattern
Making a difference – How this role contributes to our success
We have an exciting opportunity for Team Managers at our McVitie’s manufacturing site in Harlesden in north-West London. Covering 12 hour nights shift 1, you will r eport into a Manufacturing Manager and be a key member of our Manufacturing Team. In this role, you will be responsible for producing some of the UK’s favourite biscuits: Digestives, Chocolate Digestives, Chocolate Hobnobs, Rich Tea Biscuits or Mini Cheddars.
As a Team Manager, you will be accountable for people, plant, product and process delivery against clearly defined role outputs and responsibilities. Those responsibilities include motivating, leading and coaching a manufacturing team to successfully deliver production, quality, hygiene, safety, conformance to plan and attendance KPIs. In addition to ensuring production and conformance to plan targets are met, you will be required to undertake Crisis Incident Management, Accident and Near Miss investigations, and responsible for ensuring standards of conduct are maintained and managing disciplinary and grievance situations within your team.
Good communication, analytical and team leadership skills are essential, together with the ability to establish and maintain a culture to support all aspects of Lean Manufacturing. Proven demonstration of an investigative and problem-solving approach is essential as it will be a key deliverable within the role. You will need to be able to work in a methodical and systematic way, and have an aptitude for high attention to detail as you will manage bulk dry/liquid ingredients and mixers operation in a FMCG environment.
- Have proven leadership skills, and will lead by example, demonstrating high standards of behaviour, honesty and integrity
- Be a confident and effective communicator, and can demonstrate a track record in leading teams to drive up standards and improve efficiency in all areas
- Accept responsibility and take ownership of problems, and see change as an opportunity
- Delegate, empower, influence and motivate people to achieve goals
- Develop and support people through coaching and feedback to achieve excellence
- Ideally have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of managing in a manufacturing environment
- Strong computer skills (EXCEL, Office, PowerPoint)
- Have experience of working with LEAN
- Preferably have experience of managing in FMCG
- Preferably have experience of working in a unionised environment
- Be PC- literate with extensive experience of Microsoft Office
pladis and Godiva are Equal Opportunity Employers, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
pladis is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.
We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List. If you are a recruitment agency and wish to submit candidate to be considered for this vacancy, you must have agreed to, and signed, our terms of business.We will not accept CVs from any other sources other than those currently on our PSL. We will not pay a fee for any candidate that has not been represented by a provider on our PSL.
5 days ago
Harlesden, United Kingdom