Raw Material Supervisor

Company description

PB Leiner is one of the world’s leading producers of high quality gelatins and collagen peptides. It has a global presence in terms of both its plants and sales representatives. PB Leiner’s objective is to recognize and explore opportunities for its customers and to anticipate future trends. In this regard, PB Leiner was the world’s first gelatin producer to market multifunctional gelatin products. PB Leiner supplies a continuously growing market in food, pharma, health nutrition and technical applications. PB Leiner has approximately 1,200 collaborators throughout the world and is part of Tessenderlo Group.

Job description

PB Leiner

Purpose of the Job

The drive for profitability and increased cost efficiency has made it more important than ever that we have a well-controlled, stable process that delivers what we expect. The treatment of our raw material is the foundation of this and has a huge impact on downstream processes from extraction through to drying.

To facilitate further improvements and better process control in this area we will hiring a new position of Raw Material Supervisor. This is with the expectation that this role will be able to deliver a fast return on investment through improved control of the liming and neutralisation process and optimisation, organisation of ossein deliveries and driving CAPEX initiatives in the area.

Without stability in this area we will not be able to achieve our production targets while maintaining the desired quality and yield.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Curation of liming inventory spreadsheet
  • Evaluation and control of pit levels & corrective actions
  • Evaluation and control of liming temperatures
  • Coordination of day to day tasks & water usage
  • Performance management of operators working in raw material treatment area
  • Control of time & attendance system for raw material treatment operators
  • Scheduling maintenance activities for liming pits/valves
  • Accomplishment of Housekeeping activities and audits in Farm Areas
  • Creation and update of farm SOPs
  • Curation of training records for Farm personnel
  • Goods receipt of raw material in SAP
  • Generation of liming pit process orders & ossein consumptions in SAP
  • Allocation of treated material to upcoming extractions in SAP
  • Monitoring chemical consumptions & receipt of chemical deliveries
  • Point of contact for raw material hauliers
  • Point of contact for improvement initiatives relating to raw material treatment area


Education, Experience and Knowledge

  • Minimum qualifications: BTEC, A Levels, National Diploma
  • Experience: Minimum 3-5 years relevant experience 
  • Knowledge: SAP experience, Proficient in Microsoft Office Package, Production/Manufacturing environment experience
  • Behavioural Competencies: People Management, Assertiveness, Communication


What can you expect from us? We are committed to supporting our employees ambitions through training and development opportunities and as a result you may will be required to undertaken some mandatory training and have the opportunity to help train others if you are if sufficiently competent in a given task.

We are an inclusive organisation and welcome applicants from all walks of life. We promote a healthy work life balance and in addition to a competitive salary, we  offer a range of benefits, including:

  • Private medical insurance
  • Above average pension contribution structure
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Sickness absence insurance
  • Training and development opportunities,
  • Social events and more
Experience level
Entry Level
PB Leiner
Business unit
PB Leiner
United Kingdom
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