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Team Leader - Level 2

Griffith Foods Wincanton, Murray Way, Wincanton, Somerset, United Kingdom Req #3053
Tuesday, May 21, 2024
We blend care and creativity to nourish the world. 

Griffith Foods is global product development partner, we specialize in high-quality food ingredients. We serve global food companies and regional food companies worldwide. 
As a family business, we’ve valued people above all else for 100 years. Griffith is renowned for true, collaborative innovation. Our people care. We’re committed to helping our customers create better products - and a better, more sustainable world. Learn more about Griffith Foods on www.griffithfoods.com


Our Team Leaders hold an important role for us within the Production and Warehouse areas. As Team Leader, you will lead from the front, taking ownership of your shift and people. You will ensure your team is set up for the day and the necessary support is in place. Ideally from a food manufacturing background, your previous knowledge and experience of blending people management and production requirements will be key to your success.



  • Planning your people and materials to effectively meet your daily targets
  • Take a supervisory roles of the shift’s operational structures, allocating duties based on skills and experience
  • Be responsible and accountable for daily KPIs, and knowing when to escalate
  • Support the communications between Production and other departments
  • Monitor and support ongoing development of Operatives, promoting the training pathways and encouraging the advancement of knowledge amongst operatives
  • Uphold our food safety, health & safety, and quality standards, holding others accountable for their actions and promoting best practice
  • Lead the people management of your team including recruitment, absence management, workload allocation, and timesheet management


Skills and qualifications:

  • A resolution focussed mindset
  • People management experience is essential
  • Food production experience is essential
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent communicator in both written and spoken English
  • Experience of working with the LEAN framework is desirable
Working at Griffith Foods 

We are a caring family company where everyone has the opportunity to grow, follow their own personal Purpose and find fulfillment in their work. We support each other, demonstrate mutual respect and nourish people’s well-being. 
We believe in doing the right thing, especially when it is hard to do and recognize that our success depends on our customers’ success consequently, we work together, leveraging our skills, knowledge and ideas to create exceptional products and solutions. 
We value diversity at our company and celebrate our cultural and personal differences, knowing that together, we create a unique source of strength. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age. 
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability you may contact us at recruiting@griffithfoods.com

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Griffith Foods Wincanton, Murray Way, Wincanton, Somerset, United Kingdom