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Production Chargehand

Manufacturing and Production
Lurgan, County Armagh
Up to £11.93 per hour
Startdate: asap
Ref: ADF080224_1711560839
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Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • To ensure correct and efficient set up of production lines including prestart check paperwork are completed in full.
  • To organise ingredients and packaging required to fulfil production orders and volume
  • To execute the manager/supervisor's production plan adhering to allergen running orders set out by the manager/supervisor
  • To check that products meet company requirements and customer specification
  • To complete quality and production documentations as required
  • To train new employees and agency workers on department specifics
  • To implement good housekeeping procedures in the workplace and lead by example
  • To observe and enforce appropriate Health and Safety, Food Safety and Hygiene procedures at all times
  • To undertake other appropriate duties as deemed necessary within the scope of the role
  • To utilise all staff cost effectively to the daily business requirements

This is not an exhaustive list of duties within the Production Chargehand role.

Key Competencies:


  • Ability to lead by example and be comfortable coaching those who are not achieving the standards expected.


  • Working effectively with other key functions: operations, technical, hygiene team, to ensure all aspects of duties carried out.
  • Effective one to one communication with all team members


  • Flexible and reliable when asked to cover holidays, audits, late nights and weekends.

Continuous Improvement

  • Actively enjoys taking on new challenges and being creative.


  • Takes ownership and responsibility of all issues and tasks they encounter.


  • Motivated to do all tasks to the highest standards with an ability to inspire others to do the same.

**Essential criteria for this role:

- At least 12 months of practical hands on experience in food manufacturing environment.

- Good working knowledge of word and excel are essential.

- Food quality and integrity focused.

- Confident and clear verbal communication skills.

- Reliable and trustworthy.

- Flexible approach to working hours covering the needs of the business.

- To undertake other appropriate duties as deemed necessary within the scope of the role.

- Initiative to drive and meet targets.

**Desirable Criteria:

- Food Safety Level 2 or above

- Health & Safety / First Aid related qualifications

- Experience of managing delivery to high end multiple retailers


  • Day shift
  • Weekend availability


  • practical, hands on, food manufacturing: 1 year (required)

Additional Information:

Candidates interested in this position please send CV to [email protected] or for more information call into our Portadown office .


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