Production Team Manager

Production Team Manager

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  • Sector:

    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits: Benefits

  • Contact:

    Chris Jones

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8999

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Production Team Leader
£35-40k + benefits, Mon – Fri days based

An exciting opportunity to join an expanding manufacturing business based in the Northwest. Due to the continued successes and versatility of our client’s product range across a variety of cutting edge manufacturing sectors they are looking to recruit a new production Team Leader to oversee a medium sized production team within their manufacturing facility.

The role itself is tasked with achieving maximum output each shift across a range of manufacturing lines while adhering to strict health and safety and quality standards. This role will suit someone with a strong background in people management and a keen desire to join an expanding successful business. This department has a lot of scope for expansion within the business, so someone used to driving recruitment and developing production staff within a technical manufacturing environment would be well suited.

The role will have the following responsibilities:
  • Shift start up meetings and work/staff allocation to ensure key KPI’s and production targets are met across several shifts
  • Strong leadership skills to put in corrective measures for falling behind on targets maintain the CI environment within the business and champion this in your team.
  • Maintain and improve where possible communication between teams and departments and across the shift pattern within this department
  • Work with the Production Manager & Engineering team to ensure breakdowns, stoppages, absences or machines falling behind target are investigated and appropriate investigations are carried out
  • Identify areas for training and development both personally and for your team to ensure professional and personal development remains core to the businesses culture
  • Ensure Absence Management, health and safety maintenance; disciplinary procedures are adhered to on site across all shifts.
  • Ordering of consumable parts and replenishing of spares, work in conjunction with Engineering in this area.
  • Maintain and improve where possible the visual management boards within the business
  • Have a sound knowledge of 5S and maintain this on site
  • Understand and live Operational Excellence management strategy
  • Investigate with the quality team non conformance reports and work on corrective actions.
Personal Qualities:
  • The successful candidate will have good leadership experience, managing a production based team comprising likely of different positons and levels of seniority and experience.
  • Have a real drive and motivation to work for a business where you can grow in a role and shape a department operationally
  • Personal and professional development and the scope for progression will be a motivator in the future of the successful candidate, as well as continuing to learn and adapt.
  • A background working within a technical manufacturing environment utilising Operational Excellence.

Manufacturing/Production Leadership experience
Experience working within technical manufacturing industry utilising Operational Excellence
Leadership or Management Qualification
Six Sigma qualification would be advantageous

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