Night Hygiene Supervisor


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Salary / Hourly Rate

Negotiable on experience


Upwell, Wisbech

Purpose of the job

Do you have experience working as a Hygiene Supervisor/ Team Leader in a food manufacturing environment?

If so, we have a great opportunity available for you to join a successful, leading business specialising in the vegetable processing sector.

Working at their large, busy food production site in Upwell near Wisbech, they are looking for a Hygiene Supervisor to be responsible for the night shift cleaning activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise the night hygiene team, ensuring completion of all operational hygiene activities in accordance with company policies and procedures
  • Ensure the safety and welfare of the hygiene team members whilst on site
  • Motivate, train and develop the hygiene team to ensure the cleaning schedules are met and promote a multi-skilled team with a positive work ethic
  • Maintenance and completion of all documentation i.e. training, hygiene records etc.
  • Plan labour resource effectively, including staff holidays and absence, ensuring adequate team coverage at all times and full completion, on time, of all hygiene operations
  • Support the Hygiene Manager and Technical team with customer visits and audits

Skills and experience required:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working in a food manufacturing environment within a hygiene role
  • Previous hygiene supervisor/ team leader experience is highly preferred however, experienced hygiene operatives looking to take on a new challenge will also be considered
  • Good sound knowledge of Health and Safety, Food Hygiene, Manual Handling and COSHH
  • Excellent communication
  • Positive, enthusiastic attitude able to motivate and lead a team
  • Able to identify problems that impact on performance and to be able to deal with problem-solving challenges
  • Own transport essential due to rural location

Working Hours:

  • Weekly rotating shift pattern
  • Week 1- Monday to Friday, 6pm to 4am
  • Week 2- Sunday to Thursday, 6pm to 4am

Pay Details:

  • Competitive salary negotiable on experience

Apply today if you are looking for a new challenge at a well-established, growing business!

Start Date

February/ March

To apply, please email both your CV and cover letter to

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Louise Wright

Recruitment Consultant at Rapid Employment and Recruitment Ltd