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Production Team leader

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Quality and Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Matthew Andrews

  • Job ref:

    91617

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-05-14

JOB- Production Team Leader
LOCATION- Somerset
TERM- Permanent
SALARY- £35,000 circa (dependent on experience)

We are looking for a Production Team Leader on a permanent basis in the Somerset area for a market leading manufacturer within their field. Must have experience within machining environment and strong planning skills.


The Production Team Leader will ideally have the following attributes:

  • 5-10 years experience of supervising or team leading in a Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate and lead team members
  • Knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles
  • Competent computer user with MS Office and data analysis
  • Support and coach team members identifying training needs
  • Working knowledge of MES or other electronic production control systems
  • Self-motivated individual
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritise and manage time and projects
  • Ability to work calmly under pressure

The Production Team Leader role will involve:

  • Conduct team meetings & communicate priorities across departments and resolving any issues affecting schedule or daily targets
  • Ensure production plans are created, maintained, updated and executed
  • Record, analyse and improve utilisation of machinery and equipment
  • Responsible for enforcing standard operating procedures
  • Take ownership of work in their area and drive positive changes to the environment, planning and reporting systems undertaking whatever is required within the current business process to make things happen
  • Implement lean manufacturing techniques and other operational principles
  • Work with Engineering in implementation of evaluation of experiments
  • Negotiate production planning and scheduling requirements with supply chain and planning

If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up to date CV to find out more, along with your availability and your salary expectation.

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