Production Team Leader

Job Title: Production Team Leader
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Highworth
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: PTLJS01
Contact Name: Jay Scull
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 16, 2019 15:53

Job Description

Reporting to Production Lead Leader, the chosen candidate will be supporting the line to ensure all high standards are met.

Ability to be flexible for the needs of the production department.

ole Definition:

Responsible for the day to day management of an area with the production line and ensure that all seats are produced to the highest standards for our customer.  

Key Tasks:
  • Daily and weekly reporting to the Production Management Team

  • Effective liaison with support departments

  • Ensure company policies and procedures are being followed at all times

  • Day to day management of a team of associates

  • Control of core and agency staff absence and to ensure all return to work paperwork is completed

  • Management of line-side training

  • Ensure all associates adhere to Operating Standards and 5s is maintained

  • Adaption of workloads to meet specific Takt times and customer requirements

  • Delivery of start of shift communications and completion of start of shift pre-checks

  • Update all relevant information on the round by round boards

  • Follow correct escalation process for downtime events

  • Complete all relevant paperwork within set deadlines

  • Continuously look to improve processes, environmental and Health & Safety target

 Experience required:

  • Previous people management experience

  • A positive, hands-on approach

  • Awareness of "Lean" principles and problem solving

  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite 2003+ specifically Word and Excel (PowerPoint desirable)

  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills

  • Exceptional high level of accuracy

  • Conscientious and reliable

  • Previous manufacturing experience is highly desirable