Job Title: Production Operative / Foreman

Responsible To: Production Manager

Post Status: Permanent, full time position; 07:45 – 17:00 Monday to Friday
Overtime may be required on occasions

Overall Job Purpose

This role is to compliment the production manager and assist, playing to each other’s strengths and leading the production team. In communication with our busy sales office to serve our customers in ensuring outstanding service, products of integrity and timely and presentable despatches. This is a hands-on role with scope for developing supervisory and management skills.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

• Fertiliser production and packaging with supervisory input
• Stock control; advising low stock issues, keeping track of stock on site and ensuring stock is kept in suitable conditions
• Health & Safety compliance
• Supervision and delegation of loading out
• Supervision and delegation to unloading incoming goods
• Maintenance and repairs of factory machines, cleaning & maintenance delegation to team members
• Quality control – every aspect (product in, product out, packaging, sampling etc)
• Team building, maintain staff morale and consider staff development
• Carry out any task that may be required covering for any absent team member
• Deputise for production manager in his absence



Competencies required
Communication Planning and Organising Team Leadership
Strong technical ability Initiative Customer Focus
Integrity Numeracy Attention to Detail
Orderly Awareness of surroundings Record keeping

IT literacy                           Understanding of regulations adhering to fertiliser production & sales