Team Manager - Production - Gadbrook Manufacturing

Location: Manufacturing - Produce - Gadbrook
Job type: Full Time
Closing Date: Wednesday, 9 November 2016

We've got fantastic opportunities for Team Managers in Production to join the team at our produce manufacturing site at Gadbrook. Reporting to the Shift Manager, you will lead your team to successfully deliver your lines KPI's and drive business performance.

Gadbrook Manufacturing is a purpose built dual facility able to process both fruit and vegetables under the one roof. We produce over 120 million pack of fruit per year, 75,000 tonnes of root vegetable 12,000 tonnes of carrots per year. We run a 2 shift operation and employ over 500 colleagues.

This is a full time permanent position on a 4 on 3 off/ 3 on 4 off shift pattern we have both days and night shifts available.

Here at Morrisons our Team Managers do the following;

  • Through a clearly defined set of Key Performance Indicators, deliver a clear and concise Continuous Improvement Strategy driving the importance of daily factory routines and disciplines and the importance of both Process and Systematic control.
  • Coach, develop and lead staff & establish a continuous improvement culture
  • Plan & prioritise work & ensuring maximum use of resources.
  • Continuously identify ways to reduce costs & improve standards & efficiency in all areas
  • Lead by example, demonstrating high standards of behaviour, honesty & integrity - develop & support people through coaching and feedback.
  • Control levels and accuracy of waste & waste recording
  • Achieve the production plan on time and in full and ensure on time in full vehicle departures

What skills and qualifications do I need to be a successful Team Manager?

  • Experience gained in a fast paced warehouse / manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in production or manufacturing is a preferred for the Production Team Manager roles
  • Knowledge and understanding of warehouse management systems, and experience of working in a warehousing environment is a preferred for the Warehouse Team Manager roles
  • Proven experience of delivering results through a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, report information/findings, develop recommendations, and implement process changes to improve operational performance.
  • A great leader of people, inside or outside of work who can engage and motivate a teams to develop their skills and deliver great results
  • The ability to build effective relationships across all levels of the organisation and cross-functional teams through the application of effective communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.

What's stopping you?

We're a supermarket with a difference, in that we make food as well as sell it. Take fresh beef for example, we buy cattle direct from the farmer, take it through our own preparation sites and deliver the meat to the store ourselves. We are the UK's second largest food manufacturer and no other British supermarket has greater traceability and direct control over its supply chain than we do.

We have 18 manufacturing sites including abattoirs, meat processing plants, produce packaging sites, a seafood site, a bakery, flower factory and even our own farm. What's more, we're investing massively in our manufacturing capability - over £200m over the last three years alone, plus our talent agenda as we develop our people, creating exciting career prospects at all levels.

Our aim to offer more of what matters extends to our employees too. Join us and you can expect to enjoy great career prospects and a very competitive pay and benefits package. In addition to an attractive salary, we offer a discount card for you and a friend or family member giving you 10% off your shopping in Morrisons. We also offer company share options, a highly competitive pension scheme, Life Assurance and more besides.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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