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Senior Section Manager Days (Low Risk)

Bristol, Leicestershire, United Kingdom, £40,000 - £45,000 , Permanent

Posted: 15hours ago


Senior Section Manager Low Risk Days - Bakkavor Desserts Leicester (Previously known as Blueberry Foods)

Location : Leicester

Salary : upto £45,000 depending on experience

Highly competitive rewards package including Group Pension, Bonus, Private Healthcare

Excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group

The Company;

We are the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with an international presence in the US and China. Our 19,000 employees operate from 43 locations, developing and producing innovative food for a wide variety of occasions and budgets. In the UK, we work with leading grocery retailers, focusing on their own label brands.

Bakkavor Desserts Leicester (previously known as Blueberry Foods) is located in Leicester Forest East and specialises in making retail cheesecakes, hot-eating puddings and potted desserts. The business is currently going through an exciting period of growth and change. Key to this success is the quality, commitment and determination of our people.

The Role;

Bakkavor Desserts Leicester is looking to recruit a Senior Section Manager to provide leadership and take ownership for your area, leading your teams performance and driving planning, materials, labour, costs and efficiencies.


Pro-actively managing Health & Safety

Leading and driving standards of quality, food safety, hygiene and housekeeping within your area through

Good Manufacturing Practice (G.M.P.)

Managing performance of your teams

Owning the training & development of all levels of team including managers.

Managing the NPD process within your area

Challenging and introducing new KPIs to drive performance.

Planning, organising and measuring labour and material requirements

Managing the communication process to ensure that the workforce in their area is well informed on relevant business news

Supporting and encouraging the Bakkavor values and a positive culture within your area, whilst fostering good employee relations

The recruitment of direct reports and an involvement in all staff recruitment within your area

What you will need;

You will ideally have experience working in a food manufacturing environment and will have led teams in a fast paced manufacturing business. You will understand retailer expectations and how we meet them.

In return you will receive a salary up to £45,000 dependent upon experience, company pension scheme, bonus, private healthcare and benefits package

Job Details

Bristol, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
£40,000 - £45,000