Retail Line Leader – Redgrave

Salary: from £637.5 – £692.5 per week + dependent on experience/skills with further opportunities to increase pay as skills/experience develops.

Overtime paid at 1.333, before probation £16.9957, after completed probation – £18.4620 (paid for hours worked over 50 and Sunday/bank holidays)

Hours: 06:00am – 16:30pm, 50 hours per week

About the Role

  • To maintain smooth and cost effective operations in your department
  • To maintain the highest quality standards and to meet customers expectations regarding those standards
  • To maximize yield and minimise waste
  • To ensure your department conforms to current hygiene requirements
  • To ensure your department conforms to current health and safety requirements

Main tasks and responsibilities

As Line Leader  you will be expected to:

  1. Motivate and supervise team of operatives in order to achieve required production volumes at specified quality and minimum cost.
  2. Production efficiency monitoring with the use of SIC boards and KPI information
  3. Ensure hygiene and housekeeping standards are maintained, throughout your department.
  4. Monitor labour costs for all operational areas against standards and identify opportunities for improvement. Implement identified opportunities.
  5. Ensure consistent flow of production data for KPI reports and in conjunction with Production Manager
  6. Constantly review production methods and systems within the department, in order to improve efficiency
  7. Monitor waste levels and take appropriate measures to correct causes of waste
  8. Set up department machinery each day to maximise its effectiveness.
  9. Liaise with Personnel Manager/Training Officer in order to develop and deliver effective training programmes that will provide appropriate levels of multi-skilling and identify individuals who have the potential for advancement.
  10. In conjunction with the Technical Team and PC’s ensure that all production control procedures are maintained to the standards required by the company, customers and FSA
  1. Any other manual or management duties relating to food production as the company may reasonably require.
  2. Supervise the Health & Safety function and awareness in your department


  1. Challenging if you see quality being compromised, whether on own line or others
  2. Coaching and nurturing
  3. Taking a risk
  4. Embracing change
  5. recognising the potential in others, giving opportunities,
  6. To take responsibility, to take ownership.
  7. To identify what is in your control and what options available and recommend a solution.
  8. Technical understanding of product specs and machinery, procedures,
  9. Organisation skills, forward planning and thinking, problem resolution, time management,


  • FREE TRANSPORT from various areas in Suffolk/Norfolk
  • Annual Xmas attendance based profit related bonus
  • Staff Discount shop
  • Opportunities to further train and develop further (career progression) through our dedicated Company Training Manager
  • FREE Private counselling support services
  • Auto enrolment Pension
  • Staff Discount “Wild Duck Canteen” serving hot food and tasty snacks
  • FREE Staff and family events
  • 28 days holiday + option to apply for one weeks unpaid holiday each year
  • FREE Route medical health screening
  • FREE access to mental health first aider and employee welfare manager support
  • FREE English lessons
  • FREE Freebie Fridays
  • FREE Monthly Employee Draw – chance to win love to shop voucher
  • FREE long service awards, starting at 10 year award, receiving up to £1000 tax free cash bonus when 25 years achieved

Reporting: Department Manager

If you are interested, please fill in an application form and send it back to the HR department at