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The Role & Key Responsibilities

Job Title: Production Team Leader

Location: Walsingham, Norfolk,  UK 

Contract: Permanent / Full time

Are you an experience Production Team Leader seeking a work-life balance that values your time and offers a highly competitive salary. ABN is looking for a dedicated Production Team Leader to join our team in Walsingham.

In addition to a fulfilling career, we can offer an attractive benefits package, with our unique shift structure, you will work 3 weeks out of 4, giving you the flexibility, you deserve.

As a Production Team Leader you will be at the forefront of our operations in Walsingham.  Your primary responsibilities will include managing a skilled production team, ensuring seamless operations, and maintaining our commitment to quality and efficiency.

This shift is a permanent 3-week rotating shift working over a 7-day 24hr shift pattern

Week 1 – Monday – Thursday Nights 6pm-6am

Week 2 – Monday – 6am – 6pm Days, Friday - Sunday Nights 6pm - 6am

Week 3 – Thursday - Sunday 6am-6pm days

Week 4 - Off shift

Responsibilities: (not limited to)

  • Lead and motivate a team, providing guidance, training, and performance feedback
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and implement solutions
  • Promote a culture of safety and ensure that all employees adhere to safety guidelines and protocols
  • Ensure the efficient and timely production of goods while meeting quality standards
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and regulatory requirements
  • Maintain open an effective communication with team members, management, and other departments

About you:

  • Previous experience in a leadership role within a production environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to lead by example and inspire a team
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and quality control
  • Familiarity with safety and environmental regulations
  • Problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to challenges




About The Company

Rewarding your passion

When you join us, you'll do meaningful work and be rewarded fairly for it. From annual salary reviews and incentive bonus, ongoing career development and enhanced family, financial and wellbeing benefits – these are just some of the ways we reward you - from day one.

What we can offer you

  • A competitive salary with annual review.
  • Incentive bonus for everyone
  • Matched employer pension contribution up to 10%.
  • Enhanced benefit for holiday, family, carer, adoption and parental leave.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • AB Agri benefits portal offering discounts and vouchers at 100s of retailers.
  • Discounts available on ABF sister company products.
  • A company passionate about training, development and creating a truly inclusive culture where everyone can do their best work.
  • A wide range of flexible, opt-in benefits including dental, private medical and personal travel insurance using salary sacrifice.

About us

ABN is the UK’s number one animal feed business, serving pig and poultry producers across the UK. These range from large corporate customers through to family-owned farm enterprises. We service these customers with feed, nutrition, advice, and related services.

We’re part of AB Agri, the agricultural division of Associated British Foods (ABF plc) and we’re passionate about feeding the world responsibly and affordably by making quality animal feed, creating nutrition and technology-based products, and offering data services for the agri-food industry.  What sets us apart is how we delight our customers - and that’s because of great people like you.  People with different life experiences who share common values. Together we’re building a fair, innovative and inclusive culture. 

As a Disability Confident employer, we’re committed to ensuring our application and recruitment processes work for everyone so if you need any additional support (like alternative formats for your application, bringing a support dog to the offices, a sign language interpreter - or anything else) just let us know.

Application Notes

We hope you feel that AB Agri is somewhere you can thrive and so we’d love to hear from you. We get a lot of applications for our roles and sometimes need to close the process early so register your details and upload your CV via our careers website as soon as you can – it will only take a few minutes.

When you do, we’ll ask you some equal opportunities questions just to ensure our recruitment process is inclusive – or show us areas we can improve. This information is anonymised, separate from your application and is never seen by the hiring panel. You can choose not to answer these questions and this won’t affect your application.

Apply today or contact our recruitment team for more information.

Agencies and media sales

AB Agri group politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We don’t accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them

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