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Closing date: December 01 2018 | Full time | Manufacturing

Location: Adbaston, Stafford, ST20 OQJ

Salary: £25,170.15

Hours: 42 hours per week. 12 hour shifts (2 days, 2 nights, 4 off)

The role of a Blending Team member is to ensure the effective performance of the blending operation whilst on shift, blending ingredients to a specific recipe to produce a quality product right first time.

Key Responsibilities:

• Lead, motivate and organise an individual production line to ensure daily production targets (efficiency & yield) are achieved and customer orders are fully satisfied.

• Ensure adherence to policy, laws and regulations in Food Hygiene and Health & Safety.

• Ensure that all finished product meets customer specifications & positive release.

• Accountable for product quality, ensuring that quality is everyone’s responsibility.

• Maintain audit ready Food Safety & Quality Management System due diligence records.

• Promote a Health & Safety, quality focused and a ‘clean as you go’ policy.

• Ensure checks, documentation are completed i.e. line safe start-up checks & handover.

• Deputise for the Line Leader when needed

• Undertake training in accordance with the plan.

• Participate in employee development reviews (EDRs)

Skills and Experience:

• Good standard of English & Maths

• Minimum of 2-years previous Production experience in Operations/Production

• Previous experience of working within a food manufacturing / packaging environment

• Good knowledge and understanding of quality systems and safety procedures

• Ability to drive improvements in machinery and performance

• Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

• Ability to lead and coach colleagues

• Confident decision making skills

• Results Orientated & Highly Motivated

• Ability to work in an accurate and methodical manner


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