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Team Leader

37.5 - 45 / per week - Full-Time
Aston ,

A leading fresh produce packhouse based in Aston is looking for Team Leaders now


To assist supervisors in ensuring that the company's products are despatched to the customer requirements in a timely and efficient way. To manage and train a team to accomplish the above in the most efficient way, whilst maintaining productivity and moral, and complying with operating systems.


Area of responsibility and list of main duties:

  • Assist and co-operate with your shift supervisors in their role and where there is insufficient work to refer to your supervisor
  • Be responsible for training new and current employees how to select, pick, weigh, pack, seal, label, box, stack and lift procedures eg. stacking, labelling, strapping. Motivate them to get the tasks at hand done.
  • Set up production lines, machines, labellers, organise the team and strive for orders to be done early, with urgency and efficiently
  • Monitor speed, quality, packing, stacking, labelling and weight
  • To ensure sock coding is correct and that stock is used in rotation
  • It is important that you keep your managers informed of underlying or possible problems relating to produce eg. shortages, poor stock, overstock, over-ripe stock waste. Whilst also keeping an eye on reducing waste product and time taken to complete tasks
  • Communicate problems to supervise
  • Prepare samples
  • Damaged or extra products should be sent back to production area or reject bay on authorisation of supervisors    

Responsibilities For Health and Safety, Food Hygiene and Housekeeping (EFSIS)

  • Ensure that your workers are wearing clean, overalls, and are tidily attired. Check that they comply with our hygiene regulations and report violations to supervisors. Ensure that employees and complying jewellery regulations.
  • Ensure that the area where food is stored or processed is kept clean.
  • Ensure that no pallets are left lying around and are stacked correctly, safely and in an optimum manner
  • Ensure people are driving pallets trucks safely, making proper use of the horn, report violations to supervisors
  • All damages and breakages are reported to supervisor

Personal qualities and necessities

  • To lead by example
  • Follow instructions given to you by supervisor and to work with all/immediate supervisors
  • Seek clarification when unsure
  • Maintain urgency and meet deadlines
  • To suggest new ideas to supervisors
  • Remain impartial
  • Motivate your team
  • Strive for continuous improvement of self, operations, and efficiency and be meticulous


  • On the job products/system/machine and layout
  • Basic food hygiene
  • Basic health and safety
  • Manual handling skills
  • Machine set up
  • NVQ's

Must be flexible to work across all shifts

06:00 - 14:00

14:00 - 22:00

22:00 - 06:00

Working any 5 days in 7 so does include weekend working

Starting salary £18,538 increasing to £19,646

To apply please email your CV to




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