Location: Erith, Kent
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + plus company benefits
Posted: 4 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Adam Deeprose

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Assembly Shift Manager (Ready Meals)

Job Description

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced professional to join an established and successful business who specialise in making and developing label prepared foods for the top UK grocery retailers. The role will be for Assembly Shift Manager (Ready Meals) to be based at their site in Kent.

As Assembly Shift Manager you will manage the Assembly Shift team in across two areas conducting inter-departmental communication with importance given to Packing, Intake & QA/Technical.

You will be responsible for developing the team to ensure Technical compliance, GMP standards are always met and staff are fully trained with adequate cover for holidays, training & sickness etc.

As per of the role you will be a member of the 'Out of Hours' (Weekends 7am-7pm) Management team with shared overall responsibility for the site and staff in case of unexpected events.

Essential criteria we are looking for -

  • 2-5 years' experience of running a large team in a food production environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of food safety practices.
  • Knowledge of technical standards and issues in food production.

As an individual you will offer excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You will consistently display role model behaviours and lead from the front. You will offer first-rate coaching and development skills across all teams' members, ensuring good manufacturing processes are always adhered to. You will also possess good analytical skills so that you can analyse and create KPI and shift reports.

Salary for this opportunity is £40k-£45k plus company benefits.

The shift pattern for this opportunity is working 4 days on, 4 days off, 7am to 7pm.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business and to really put a stamp on shaping their on-going success.

To enquire about this opportunity please contact or send your CV for immediate consideration!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

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