Melton Foods Main Hub Image

Graduate Team Leader

As a newly recruited graduate, your role will oversee one of the business' product lines, dealing with product flow, quality and customer demand. You will get the opportunity to manage a team of up to 25 people, develop their performance and work towards becoming a leader within the business.

Your responsibilities will extend to running a production line, meeting line plans, minimising downtime, improving performance and efficiencies, whilst reducing costs where possible.  Melton Foods will support your professional development throughout your tenure, leading to new opportunities within the business including, but not limited to, progression towards Area Manager.

What we are looking for

Academically, we are looking for CCC (or higher) at A-level and a 2:2 degree (or higher) from any discipline completed within the last 3 years. Our sites are often in rural areas of the UK and therefore it is a requirement that you have a Full UK Driving Licence in order to get to work and travel between sites. Due to the nature of the role you will be working in shift patterns. You will have strong communication skills, both verbal and written.

You will also be:

  • A strong leader
  • Career minded
  • Ambitious
  • Driven
  • Customer focused
  • Personable
  • Someone who strives towards self-progression

Salary and benefits:

At Melton Foods, we know how hard graduates work and what a substantial contribution they make to businesses and because of this, we offer the people who join us a very attractive package.

This includes:

  • A starting salary of £20,000 - £25,000
  • 24 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Profit-related bonus scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Private healthcare


By submitting this application, you agree for Discovery to store your details and contact you regarding this application and any future roles we think you’ll be interested in (in line with our Privacy Policy, available on our website). You can unsubscribe at any time by emailing us.

All applications will be processed through Discovery, the retained managing consultants. Due to high volumes of applications, only those successful on application will be contacted for interviews.

Please quote job code J002191 is included in the subject line when applying.

Remember to mention TARGETjobs when contacting employers!