We are not your average start-up. We have grown fast and we will grow even faster. We are full of passion and ambition - if you want to have a massive impact, this is the right place for you. 25% of our management team are former interns. You can change the world here and you will get challenged with lots of responsibility and be rewarded accordingly, cheer-led along your career.
We were voted retail business of the year by Startups UK, best recipe kit company by the Independent, Guardian, Metro and Time Out, and our CEO won young entrepreneur of the year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Our customer care team and our suppliers have been recognised by the industry as premier.
With your help, we want to build an incredible business.
- Working rotating 4on 4 off
To efficiently and effectively manage your area/department ensuring that your targets and objectives are continually achieved and that Company procedures as detailed in the Company Handbook and other Codes of Practice and Policy Documents are maintained at all times.
To motivate and manage personnel under your charge by providing leadership and generating team spirit, maintaining discipline, monitoring performance and providing the staff that you are responsible for and to whom you are responsible, with accurate feedback on your department's performance.
Maintain discipline, including managing levels of absenteeism, amongst the team at all times in accordance with the procedures laid down in the Company Policies.
Understand and interpret specifications to ensure that the forward planning of production is achieved in the most cost-effective manner possible and optimising efficiencies.
Monitor the performance of your team to ensure that targets and objectives are met in full. This will include taking action to improve underachievers to improving their performance by taking the appropriate action.
Ensure that quality and hygiene standards, as set by the Quality/Technical Department, are properly communicated, understood and achieved at all times. Be able to demonstrate proper co-operation with all Departments. Manage the consistent implementation of the Quality and HACCP Plans.
Carry out routine inspections of your department and recommend improvements that need to be made.
Ensure that you have a complete and thorough knowledge of the budget within your department and report any variance against these standards, on a weekly basis to your senior manager, coupled with an explanation of action taken to eliminate adverse variances.
Identify training needs within your department on a periodic basis and ensure that a training plan, including agreed time scales for implementation is maintained on a regular basis.
In conjunction with other managers associated with the processes in your department conduct a formal period review of your department's performance against standard, personnel issues including labour turnover, absenteeism, training, morale, and general staff welfare.
In conjunction with other managers associated with the processes in your department conduct a formal period review to prepare a forward plan for your department describing the way in which you will help to meet future objectives of the Company.
Ensure that any documented non-conformances relating to product safety, quality and legality are investigated and corrective action put in place as appropriate and within any defined time scale.
Previous experience in a similar role with Management / Supervisory experience.
Excellent IT skills particularly Word and Excel.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as interaction at all levels of the business will be required.
Excellent organisational skills are a must in this fast moving and challenging environment.
Be unique. Be authentic. However you prefer to say it, we really mean it. Our culture
embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone
belongs. We’re determined to build a better, more connected world for everyone.