Team Leader

R Plevin and Sons
circa £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

R. Plevin & Sons Ltd, a UK market leader in wood recycling and animal bedding manufacturer, has an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to join our busy team based at Boston producing animal bedding products and wood based cat litter.  The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary based on piecework of circa £20k-£25k per annum.

R. Plevin & Sons Ltd is one of the UK’s leading waste wood recycling companies and a manufacturer of animal bedding. We specialise in the recycling of all forms of waste wood and produce a range of sustainable products suitable for the panel board industry, biomass power plants and for use within animal bedding.  With over 40 years experience, we have built an enviable reputation for service and quality.

The Team Leader Role

Duties will include:

- Leading a team of operators, operating the hay and straw baling machinery and the cat litter/wood pellets plant.  

- Ensuring products are manufactured to the same consistent processes and procedures and the end product meets customer specifications. 

- Setting up production lines and carrying out regular quality checks along with completing the associated production paperwork.

- Excellent standards of housekeeping will be expected, including cleaning and maintaining machinery.

The role is performed both inside and outside in a busy yard and there is some manual handling involved in the role.

Key skills and experience needed to become our Team Leader:

- Previous experience of operating a FLT is essential as is holding a valid FLT licence.

The ideal candidates will be self motivated, have good attention to detail and will be keen to learn and develop.

Shift Pattern

Flexibility of hours is essential, as the shift patterns differ dependent upon production and customer requirements.  Usually either 8 hour or 12 hour shifts over a rotating shift pattern (usually 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm and 10pm-6am).

In return, as our Team Leader, we offer the following benefits:

- Rate of pay is based on piecework

- Auto-enrol Pension Scheme

- 28 days holiday per annum (including Bank Hols)

As a family-owned business we offer a friendly, positive working atmosphere. In fact, many of our team members have been with us for more than a decade. We take great pride in our high staff retention levels and have a track record of hiring and nurturing young people.

If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Team Leader please click ‘Apply’ now!

Plevin is committed to equal opportunities and aims to be an equal opportunity employer.

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