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Line Leader

Moy Park
Manufacturing and Production
Ballymena, County Antrim
£13.20 - £13.33 per annum
Ref: LL5624_1719564759
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Job description

Staffline Recruitment Ireland are delighted to be working in partnership with Moy Park, one of the UK's top 15 food companies, Northern Ireland's largest private sector business and one of Europe's leading poultry producers.

We are seeking Line Leaders, to carry out quality inspections and checks on all products, ensuring they meet customer specifications and that products produced are of a high quality according to operational requirements, in the Moy Park Ballymena site

Pay rate starts from:
£13.20 p/h Day shift
£13.22 p/h Evening shift

Working Hours:

Day Shift: 6am - 6pm or 6.30am - 6.30pm or 7am - 7pm

Week 1 Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Week 2 Wednesday and Thursday

Evening Shift Monday to Friday 6pm - 2am or 7pm - 3am .

Job Type: Full time, Permanent roles

Job Criteria:


- Good communication and organisational skills.

- Good level of English (written, reading & verbal)

- The ability to give instructions and effectively lead a team.

- A good team player.

- Self-motivated, enthusiastic and willing to take on board new ideas.

- Have good time keeping, decision making and problem-solving skills.


- Previous experience working within a poultry/meat environment.

- A previous record of high achievement in obtaining results at a supervisory level.

Job Duties:

Line Leader Function

- Ensure the efficient and effective running of the production area by the strict adherence of departmental operating procedures and management instructions.

- Ensure that work rates, production targets, hygiene, quality and housekeeping standards, and all other key performance indicators are met and maintained.

- Ensure that all safety rules and procedures are observed and that the work area, machinery, equipment and materials are left in a safe state; and that reasonable care is taken for the health and safety of all fellow employees and any other persons within the work area.

- Inform and liaise with Managers on areas of concern relating to product specifications, quality, health and safety, machinery faults and other daily issues.

- Ensure engineering staff are advised of all machinery breakdowns and liaise with engineering staff to minimise down time and meet production targets

- Ensure all technical specifications are applied to satisfy customer product requirements.

- Assist in the management of personnel matters such as training, discipline and grievance handling

- Carry out and comply with all company policies, procedures and instructions and any other reasonable duties deemed necessary.


- 100% Safety start up inspections

- Safety SIR targets - green

- GMP Standards - green

- Quality to specifications and line visuals are in place by SKU

- Reject tray/waste levels targets to standards

- Giveaway targets and ensuring these are kept to the least possible

Continuous Improvement

- Assist in evaluating, utilising, deployment and embedment of a range of continuous improvement and lean techniques to deliver best in class operational excellence which can be measured through the financial performance of the factory and in line with Profit Improvement Plans (PIP).


- Optimise energy usage, looking at opportunities for energy reduction and carbon footprint reduction.

- To work in a manner that actively seeks to reduce any negative environmental impact in relation to the processes and procedures operating within their area and across the wider business e.g. reduction of waste, recycling etc.


- Ongoing training with opportunities for promotion

- Staff shop with access to discounted products

- Free on-site parking

- Onsite Canteen

For more information about this role:
Call Dovile on 078 2606 2441
Send your CV to: [email protected]

Additional Information:

These Line Leaders roles are in Ballymena, Northern Ireland

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