Team Leader - Nights - Corby

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About Newly Weds Foods

Newly Weds® Foods is a leading, privately owned global food ingredients business and has been innovating since 1932. The European division is a market leader in the manufacture of coatings, seasonings and functional ingredient systems.

Today, Newly Weds® Foods is BRC accredited leading specialist manufacturer of coatings, seasonings and flavourings for the food industry supplying major manufacturers throughout the world and a world leader within food ingredient technology. A network of R&D, manufacturing and service facilities around the globe allows us to serve our customers’ needs in more than 68 countries. But despite our size and scope, we’ve continued to be an independent, family-owned business answerable only to the demands of our customers. That’s why we continue to invest in infrastructure, human resources and capacity to keep pace with our customers’ needs and expectations.

Newly Weds Foods Corby

Based on Manton Road, Newly Weds Foods has been operational in Corby since 2002. The site is proud to be the only industrial ingredients manufacturer in Europe with a unique process that creates authentic Japanese “Panko” style breadcrumb. The team in Corby is expanding as we take on more business, so we have several opportunities at this location.

The Position

Newly Weds® Foods Ltd is looking to recruit a full time and permanent Team Leader to join our experienced and dedicated team at our site in Corby on our 12 hour rotational night shift.

The role will include helping and supporting the team as well as mixing, packing, stacking and material handling of our products. This is a physically demanding role and involved consistently lifting bags, throughout the shift, that weigh up to 25kgs.

What does it involve?

  • To manage, develop and coordinate the site and staffing at during peak production times
  • To resolve scheduling issues and liaise with the Plant Management regarding any issues
  • To coordinate the day to day Health and Safety requirements of the site and conduct risk assessments and accident investigations as required.
  • To produce, pack and stack blended and baked breadcrumb products
  • Ensure a quality process throughout from the product, to the packaging, to adhering to corporate quality standards;
  • Ensure relevant paperwork is completed on time, and suggest improvements where applicable;
  • Adhere to corporate sanitation standards at all times;
  • Adhere to NWF health and safety policy, reporting any near misses or issues observed relating to quality, safety, sanitation, machinery or throughput to the Department Manager;

What skills will you need?

  • Previous Team Leader experience;
  • Good organisation and communication skills;
  • Literate and numerate;
  • Physically fit (the role involves consistently lifting, throughout the shift, that weigh up to 25kg)
  • Health and Safety management experience – IOSH (desirable)
  • Production scheduling experience (desirable)
  • Ability to problem solve;
  • Computer literate;
  • Commitment to NWF Values
    • “Collaboration” Be One Team
    • “Flexibility” Be Adaptable and Proactive
    • “Inspiration” Be A Role Model
    • “Integrity” Do The Right Thing (First Time, Every Time)
    • “Efficiency” Eliminate All Kinds of Waste (Time & Materials)
    • “Responsibility” Take Ownership and Accountability

Terms and conditions include:

Salary – £44,040.11 per annum (inclusive of 33% shift allowance)

Location – Newly Weds Foods, Corby

Working hours / pattern – 42 hours average a week over a 12 hour rotational day shift

Pension – 3% paid via salary sacrifice, saving you tax and NI contributions

Annual Salary Reviews – an annual pay review is conducted every January

Holiday – 20 days plus bank holidays, rising to 25 plus bank holidays after 5 years’ service

Family friendly – Enhanced maternity, paternity and shared parental leave pay

Freebies – free on-site parking, tea and coffee,

Health care cash plan – including cash back for opticians, dentist, complimentary therapies

Premium Employee Assistance Programme – including up to 8 counselling sessions, as well as telephone advice for a range of issues

Cycle to work scheme – once you have passed your probation period

Employee events –Christmas party (Covid conditions permitting), as well as an Easter egg at Easter, and long service awards for those hitting 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 years’ service

Death in service benefit – 2 x annual salary

Incentivized “Refer A Friend” Scheme – £400 for each person you successfully recommend, terms and conditions apply

How to Apply

Please apply by emailing us a cover letter outlining how your skills and experience meet our person specification, as outlined in the job description, along with a copy of your most up to date CV. All applications should be with us by 9.00am on Friday 4th February 2022.  Emails to come to