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Nightshift Supervisor - 18878

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£22K pa

Job Type: Permanent

Our Client (food processing ) based in Northfleet is seeking a skilled Nightshift Supervisor.  The role is permanent and works Monday to Friday 21:00 to 06:00 hours, whilst training hours will be 13;30 to 22:30.  During quieter periods, you will be required to move to other shift times – OT is paid at STD rate.


The position is suitable for candidates with a background in the food processing industry or paint, pharmaceutical etc (Processing).




Health & Safety:

    • Assist with producing and reviewing risk assessments and safe systems of work
    • Take immediate action to prevent unsafe practices and isolate and report any uncontrolled hazards
    • Champion safe working practices
    • Ensure relevant Health & Safety legislation is followed


Food Safety:

    • Ensure Good Manufacturing Practice is being applied
    • Ensure Clean As You Go is being applied
    • Ensure the Critical Control Points identified in the Company’s HACCP plan are properly monitored and recorded.
    • Monitor hygiene in the Production areas during your shift and resolve or report any issues found
    • Ensure food ingredients are being handled and stored in a food safe manner and according to Co’s procedures/policy
    • Ensure your staff follow the Company Hygiene code and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene while at work
    • Ensure production equipment and tanks are cleaned properly and according to procedure



    • Ensure the double check/sign off procedure is followed and all paperwork and labelling is completed accurately and signed by the relevant staff
    • Carry out product testing including HPLC analysis as required
    • Ensure that no incorrect, contaminated or degraded ingredients are used
    • Stop production immediately and report to the Production Manager if any incorrect, contaminated or degraded ingredients are found to have been used in a blend



    • Supervise the shift team and relevant non-shift personnel working in production
    • Closely supervise and carry out inductions for any temporary staff employed in production
    • Supervise contractors and engineers working in the production areas and ensure they are suitably briefed on relevant safety and food safety matters
    • Carry out training as necessary in production procedures, working practices and Company policy
    • Ensure time sheets are completed and sent as necessary in a timely manner
    • Assist in any staff reviews or disciplinary hearings as required



    • Organise your staff in the best possible way to maximise efficiency for the Company
    • Implement the production plan as efficiently as possible to maximise the throughput during your shift and leave the production areas and equipment in a fit state for the next shift to start
    • Report the production achieved as required and a detailed handover for the next shift
    • Attend meetings as required for training or other work related issues
    • Participate in the daily production meeting when your shift allows
    • Monitor usage of sundry items and consumables, report any shortages




    • Ensure part labels are applied and accurate
    • Ensure all unused stock is returned to the correct storage location (recorded on paperwork)
    • Leave the warehouse in a tidy state, do not block access for picking
    • Ensure all spillages are cleaned up immediately and bins emptied/rubbish cleared
    • Ensure allergens are left correctly labelled and located/positioned




To apply, please email apply@reactrecruitment.co.uk

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