Milton Keynes
Job Description

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Main Purpose of Role

Reporting to the shift manager, you will be responsible for working as part of a wider team to manufacture and prepare for distribution high quality products to required standards for our clients in both the retail and foodservice sectors. You will be responsible for the performance of the production line, motivating and developing your team to maximise performance, exceed business KPI’s and minimise waste.

Key Accountabilities

  • Ensure that all production is manufactured in accordance with the Health and Safety, Quality and Food Safety standards and Site Policies as specified in relevant site procedures and highlight any non conformances to the relevant Manager
  • Ensure products and packaging are according to standards and specification
  • To provide cover in the absence of the Shift Manager
  • To lead staff by example and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Lantmannen Unibake values
  • To maintain a safe work environment and ensure team compliance with H&S standards by actively participating in safety walks, ensuring staff are wearing all PPE, completion of pre-startup checklists and reporting any observed safety issues appropriately
  • To ensure all machine guarding is in place and lock off procedure adhered to at all times
  • Ensure Production Team Members work in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedures
  • Managing breaks fairly and consistently as per the contract of employment
  • Hold handover meetings on the shop floor with SV/TL on next shift
  • Complete 5S audits, and ensure 5S standard is met and the line board is up to date
  • Make sure paperwork in the area is completed, verified and signed according to expectations
  • Take part in zone meetings, line meetings and investigations when required
  • Liaise with the Engineering team regarding machine breakdowns, planned preventative maintenance and reporting potential issues with machines
  • Liaise with the Hygiene team regarding planned deep cleaning and machine downtimes.
  • Ensure raw materials and packaging are available prior to production and placed on the line when required
  • Follow schedule ensuring box targets are met
  • Timely Communicate to goods when more raw materials or packaging materials are needed
  • Be aware of all hazards, risks and controls associated with your areas of responsibility and work with the Health and Safety team to ensure the safety of employees, and that equipment is fit for purpose
  • Liaise with the Health and Safety team to Conduct Risk Assessments on new machinery and processes or concerning employees
  • Support Health and Safety with accident investigations
  • Actively works with Employee reps to cascade business information and updates
  • Support the Technical team with investigating non conformances and customer complaints and implementing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrences.
  • Conduct regular team briefings to ensure your team are aware of key company messages and initiatives
  • To operate in accordance with quality and customer specifications, ensuring that all CCP checks are carried out and process paperwork completed accordingly and recipes followed strictly
  • To be available for training activities and support with the multi-skilling of team members
  • To support with creating a positive work environment through the encouragement, support and development of team
  • Overseeing machine changeovers and making machine adjustments within remit and in strict adherence with lock off procedures
  • Fostering cross functional team work, specifically in regards to participation in LEAN projects and self development
  • To carry out any other duties which may reasonably be expected/requested including supporting operations as required
Key Performance Measures/Indicators

  • To achieve planned outputs within the required cost, quality, labour and safety standards
  • Accurate completion of process control paperwork and line boards
  • Reduction in Non conformances – internal and external
  • Minimised waste
  • Good working relationships
  • Exceeding main KPIs set up by the business
Job Environment and Work Pattern

  • Factory based – duties to include manual handling and repetitive tasks
  • Continental shift pattern – 12 hour shifts
  • Flexibility is required in this role due the 24/7 operations at Lantmannen Unibake UK Ltd and seasonal temperature change
About the company

Lantmännen Unibake is a leading global bakery company within the Lantmännen Group. With expertise in bakery products for food service and retail, we serve consumers around the clock and across the world every day. The aim is to make bread and pastry a profitable business for our customers through tasty, high-quality products and innovative solutions and based on a sustainable mind-set and excellent food safety standards. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Lantmännen Unibake operates modern bakeries around the world and has sales in more than 60 countries. The brand portfolio comprises a range of well-established B2B and BtC brands e.g. Schulstad Bakery Solutions, Schulstad, Bonjour, Vaasan, Pastridor and Hatting. Lantmännen Unibake has a turnover of EUR 1.1 billion and employs more than 6,000 people in 20+ countries. Appetite for more? Visit us at

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