Production Supervisor (Twilight)

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At Fairfax Meadow, honoured as the Catering Butcher of the Year 2023 and celebrating our 50th year of putting great meat on the menu, we are currently searching for a Production Supervisor to join our Burgers and Sausages team at the Derby Head Office. Specifically, this role involves working exclusively on the nightshift (4pm – 1am)


As a Production Supervisor, your role involves overseeing stock control within the sausage department to ensure the continuous availability of essential products. You will be expected to carry out any additional tasks assigned by the Factory/Production Manager or other senior company personnel. Demonstrating the ability to work independently and showcase effective people management skills is paramount to success in this position.


  • Assisting the Production Manager(s) in delivery of a first class service
  • Ensuring that product is packed for the correct customer, in the required packaging and with the correct label and weight.
  • Achieving daily production targets as set by management team.
  • Ensuring that Hygiene and Health & Safety practices are adhered to at all times.
  • Ensuring total compliance with statutory requirements covering Health and Safety, COSSH, Hygiene etc. is carried out.
  • Ensuring the accuracy of weighing scales before packing, conducting thorough metal detection of packs, and ensuring proper labelling of all products.


  • Experience within a food production environment  
  • Good attention to detail
  • A calm and focused individual. 
  • Self-motivated and able to motivate others.
  • Good communication skills both written and oral.
  • IT and Systems proficient.
  • Disciplined with procedures and structured with approach.
  • Ideally trained to Level 3 Food Hygiene plus Health and Safety at Work.
  • Flexible to work overtime as required to meet the demands of the business


  • 33 days of annual leave.
  • Access to a staff shop with discounted prices on a wide range of meat products
  • Employee store discounts
  • Free Tea/Coffee
  • Group life assurance
  • Share save scheme
  • Regular Company Events
  • Generous Christmas Hamper
  • Employee rewards, including periodic complimentary snacks and treats

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