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Operations Team Lead

date posted 29/12/17

Sector Manufacturing and Production

Rate of Pay: Negotiable

Location: Ballymena

Job Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Hours per week: 40

Working hours: Continental shifts pattern

Job Type: Permanent

Job Criteria:


  • Excellent communication skills with ability to liaise with varying stakeholders at all levels, both internal and external
  • Self-Motivated
  • Problem solving skills
  • Organisational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • People Management skills


  • Proven leadership and management experience within a FMCG manufacturing environment
  • Food processing knowledge
  • HACCAP experience and or qualification
  • IOSH qualification
  • Previous experience of achievement in continuous improvement
  • Ability to demonstrate a previous experience of delivering sustainable change initiatives and results
  • 3rd Level qualification

Job Duties:

  • Lead and direct the Section Manager/Leader team with clear objectives to achieve operational and business plan targets
  • Understand the Moy Park Health & Safety Policy, Company Safety Rules and Statutory requirements applying to all operations
  • Deliver on agreed Health and Safety KPIs for your area
  • Ensure that all products meet or exceed the agreed customer specification and quality standards
  • Assist in the co-ordination of external customer visits and internal audits
  • Full accountability for technical KPIs ensuring that the company targets are achieved and appropriate actions to resolve issues
  • Deliver improved production efficiencies, namely output, quality, yield, labour utilisation, packaging and utilities and ensure factory variances are achieved within the specific area
  • Monitor that all equipment is fully functional and interact with maintenance
  • Take responsibility for ensuring appropriate plans are achieved to deliver peak production activity requirements
  • Develop, train, coach and motivate operatives
  • Lead and direct team members with clear objectives
  • Complete Team members' appraisals and provide feedback on their performance on a regular basis
  • Assist in evaluating, utilising, deployment and embedment of a range of continuous improvement and lean techniques to deliver operational excellence
  • Optimise energy usage, looking at opportunities for energy reduction and carbon footprint reduction
  • Work in a manner that actively seeks to reduce any negative environmental

Benefits include:

  • Car Park
  • Subsidsed canteen
  • Pension - Hourly 1% by employee & 1% by employer / Salaried 3% by employee & 4% by employer
  • Life Assurance - Hourly 2* annual salary / Salaried 4* annual salary
  • Holidays - working a 5 day week = 33 days Inc. of Christmas day - this will be pro-rated depending on shift patterns
  • Factory Shop
  • Company Discount
  • Company Support
  • Wellbeing weeks held twice a year

Additional Information:

This Operations Team Lead position is in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.

For more information regarding this role please call us on 028 2542 0140 or 028 9032 2511 and ask to speak to Nichola Waide.


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