Team Leader (6-month FTC), Trafford

Department: Manufacturing
Location: Manchester (Trafford Park)
Closing date: 12th November 2021


Westmill is a specialist food supplier whose market leading brands include Elephant Atta, Amoy, Asli Atta, Lucky Boat, Patak’s, Pride, Rajah and Tolly Boy. Found in the best professional and home kitchens, our brands are respected for their quality and authenticity.  Our vision is to be the market leader in every kitchen for trusted, authentic global foods, working with our trade partners which include wholesale as well as cash and carry, food service, grocery and B2B channels.  Westmill is a culturally and ethnically diverse environment, with a unique family feeling where no one feels like the new person for long and everybody has the chance to make a real difference to the business.


We are looking for a Team Leader in the Micro Rice department to join Westmill at our Trafford Park site.  This role will be a great opportunity for an individual who is passionate about developing their career within Supply chain.


What the role entails:


  • Delivery of the production plan
  • Resolve downtime issues to root cause with engineering team, utilising problem solving techniques.
  • Analyse OEE, downtime and yield data in support of CI projects, and formulate impactful action plans.
  • Manage direct labour to budget.
  • Delivery of site quality plan, and strict management of site standards.
  • Deliver site H&S targets, championing a zero accident culture.
  • Delivery of budgeted material usage, and control of stock through WMS system.
  • Co-operate with and support other team leaders through effective shift handovers



What we are looking for in a candidate

To be successful as a Team Leader you will have a strong record of academic achievements followed by a successful career in FMCG environment preferably in Food.  We are looking for someone who can use their pragmatic and sensible approach combined with engaging and caring style to drive results and culture change.  Key to this role is strong organisational and communication skills to help you to motivate, engage and deliver through people at all levels.


What’s in it for you:

In addition to a competitive remuneration and benefits package, working at Westmill offers a great opportunity for you to gain some fantastic experience, really build your development and ultimately grow your career, in the UK or internationally either within Westmill or ABF.


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Westmill is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive working environment – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.