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Area Leader – Packing

Rodda’s is a much loved, growing Cornish brand, our products are available nationally in major supermarkets, convenience stores, foodservice outlets, on airlines and we export internationally.Rodda’s is the ‘go to’ brand and market leader in clotted cream and we also produce bottled milk, double cream and butter, all made with Cornish milk from farms within a 30 mile radius of our Creamery in Scorrier, Redruth, Cornwall.  The Rodda family’s commitment to supporting our employees, the local community/charities and protecting the environment is fundamental to the business.
timer Hours: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and every other Wednesday 6am – 6pm.
timer Salary: £29,500 - £31,000 per annum + benefits
timer Location: Scorrier, Redruth


You will either be an experienced Shift Manager or have had a team leadership role where you have demonstrated that you are willing to accept responsibility and lead by example at all times. Shift Manager is a demanding role, managing 16 people as well as managing processes to ensure that we deliver top quality premium products to our customers and maintain a great workplace culture.

Shift Managers are measured and held accountable for people and productivity results, as well as safety and compliance in their area.


  • engaging leadership style and willing to accept responsibility
  • good production/packing knowledge
  • stays calm under pressure
  • good attention to detail and systems skills
  • problem solving and able to take tough decisions
  • positive and fair approach


If you are interested in a challenging role in a leading brand, working in a safe and supportive environment, please apply, attaching an up to date CV and covering letter. Closing date for applications is 15th March 2024.

Role Responsibilities

  • lead and manage the team, effectively dealing with all people and performance issues
  • create a positive work culture, leading by example, to ensure that company rules are upheld
  • manage workflow of Packing/Production, ensuring correct operational, H&S and food safety procedures
  • maintain a constant focus on food safety and quality
  • pro- active management of stock, labour, equipment and wastage streams
  • ensure accurate recording on ERP system for traceability

Employee Benefits

  • good work/life balance with 3 days on/4 days off and 4 days on/3 days off
  • 6 weeks holiday
  • free milk and fruit
  • life assurance
  • wellbeing support including counselling and legal advice
  • treat days e.g., fish and chip days, pasty days, cream tea days, BBQ’s
  • discount on various products/attractions
  • opportunity to get involved in charity activities
  • bank holiday payments
  • free on-site parking

If you are hard-working and reliable, we would love to hear from you. Please apply via Indeed.

Rodda’s is an equal opportunities employer.

Closing date 08/03/24

Job Interest Registration Form

Thank you for your interest in working at Rodda’s.
Rodda’s is a much loved Cornish brand, with a safe and supportive workplace and a friendly team.
Please complete all sections of this form so that we can process your application speedily.

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