Line Leader – Isleham, Cambridgeshire


We’re looking for Line Leaders

Are you a Line Leader? OR Are you an experienced machine and technical operator who is looking to step up in their career?

Do you want to opportunity to make a real difference within the workplace?

Are you happy to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in when the going gets tough?

If your answers are ‘YES, that’s me!’ then please read on ……

We are looking for Line Leaders!

At our Production site based in Isleham, Cambridgeshire we are looking for a diligent, self-motivated team player who can exceed in their duties to help us retain our position as a leading conventional roots supplier in the UK.

You will join us on a fulltime permanent contract.

The shift pattern will be Panama, two days on, two days off, three days on, two days off, two days on, three days off, equating to 80.5 hours per fortnight.

What we can offer you

  • £12.50 per hour
  • Overtime available at an enhanced rate
  • Refer a family member or friend to join the team and receive £250
  • A safe and friendly working environment
  • Life insurance of 2 x your salary
  • Health and financial advice through an employee assistance programme (24/7 GP and counselling assistance!)
  • Long service awards
  • Be part of a fast-growing farming and food business with strong environmental and social values
  • Work independently, but with support from our teams, gaining responsibilities fast

What we do
Burgess Farms is a family business. We’re dedicated to using the very best of sustainable farming techniques in our own farming and collaborating with other expert farmers. We grow the finest quality potatoes, roots & alliums which we pack ourselves to supply to our customers.

Our expertise is doing the difficult well. We love what we do and that gives us the edge in growing high quality, speciality, and organic vegetables. It’s why we have long-standing partnerships with our customers in retail, wholesale, and processing.

The job role

Reporting directly to the shift supervisor, you will play a key role in ensuring that we meet quality standards and complete all customers orders on time.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Consistently strive to maximise throughput/reduce wastage.
  • Be fully competent in all production lines across the site and deliver consistent performance in line with KPI’s.
  • Improving quality performance.
  • Lean manufacturing/continuous improvement programmes.
  • Improving the engagement level of employees.
  • To be an ambassador for Burgess Farms.
  • Responsible for managing the staff allocated to your line.
  • Support the site to be audit ready at all times.


What we’re looking for in your skill set

  • Previous experience as a machine or technical operator
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • A real team player with a positive attitude to implement change

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