Production Team Leader

Job Title: Production Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 958564_1546540194
Contact Name: Sharon Staines
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 03, 2019 18:29

Job Description

My client is a leading Injection Moulding and Extrusion Manufacturer who are looking to recruit a Production Leader to form an integral part of the supply chain process, to ensure goods are manufactured in a safe and efficient way without compromising on quality.

The Production Leader will manage the shift leaders over a rotating shift to ensure the quality and quantity is met.

The core responsibilities of the Production Leader will involve:

*Ensuring Health and Safety standards are met
*Leading a small team to execute daily production tasks that include scheduling of work, training and maintenance over the three shifts.
*Continually work to improve production
*Adjusting and managing troubleshooting for both Injection Moulding and Extrusion parameters to maintain a high standard of quality and output.
*Ensuring efficient and effective repairs and maintenance of tooling and machines to minimise downtime
*Ensure cleanliness and maintain a safe work environment within production department.
*Perform problem-solving to develop corrective actions for customer issues or to initiate continuous improvement.
*Monitor staff attendance and take any necessary actions.
*Work closely with Production Manager to complete "return to work" meetings and recommend any further actions.
*Train all shift personnel in production processes and ensure all information is recorded.
*Involved in creation and review of risk assessments and Production processes within Operational areas
*Work towards production KPI's
*Investigate any poor efficiencies and implement change and improvements
*Auditing of production quality and paperwork to constantly improve standards
*Carry out Performance Reviews for all team members

The successful candidate of Production Team Leader will have the following skills:

*To be able to efficiently and effectively manage the manufacturing process
*Right first time in everything that is done.
*Work is performed within established professional standards and practices.

Qualifications and Experience

*A minimum of 2 years' experience in leading a team in a Production environment
*A minimum of 5 years' experience of operating within the plastic processing industry either in Extrusion or Injection Moulding preferred. (2 of which should be in a Supervision role)
*Health & Safety Qualifications NEBOSH or IOSH preferably
*People management qualifications, skills and experience
*Excellent Communication Skills and experience
*Computer literate with experience of Word and Excel
*Experience in SMED, 5S and Kean Techniques

Hours of work

Core hours Rotating 2 shift pattern
*Earlies Mon - Fri 06.00-14.30
*Lates Mon - Fri 12.00-20.30
*Additional hours may be required to suit business needs.

My client are offering a competitive salary of up to £35000 depending on experience, for further information please contact Sharon Staines on 01453 796619 or

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