Production Leader

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
26000.00 - 27000.00 GBP Annual
02 Apr 2024
30 Apr 2024
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Production Leader

Salary: GBP26,000 - GBP27,000 DOE

Location: Paignton, Devon

Type: Permanent

Hours: Monday Friday (8am 5pm)

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions, operating as an employment agency, are currently recruiting for a Production Leader for our manufacturing client based in Paignton on a full-time permanent contract.
The successful candidate will drive and lead the production team to optimise the processes and procedures to provide structure to deliver a first-class experience across all products and channels.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead daily production activities ensuring all KPIs are met
  • Plan production builds.
  • Prioritising of builds
  • Raising of build plans
  • Picking of stock required
  • Delegating the builds to the production team
  • Ensuring completed build plans are complete on the ERP system and end storage
  • Ensuring the required level of finished stock is available on the shelf.
  • Attend production meetings with the production team
  • Assist on the production line where required
  • Ensure any business-related objectives are communicated with the production team
  • Ensure that staff are always motivated through direction, coaching, and encouragement and assist in the management of a harmonious environment
  • To set controls and monitor performance of the production team, acting upon any issues where necessary
  • To ensure that all employees go about their jobs with a sense of urgency and the required level of professionalism, and to carry out disciplinary action where necessary with assistance from HR.

Skills and experience sought

  • Proven work experience within Production/Manufacturing industry at Team Leader/Supervisor Level
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Strong team leader
  • Previous use of stock management systems
  • Knowledge in the Microsoft Office Package
  • Knowledge and experience in 5S and continuous improvement

Personal Qualities

  • Personable and professional
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Approachable and adaptable
  • Excellent communication skills


  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Quarterly events
  • Incentive scheme earn up to 15% of salary in bonus
  • Sick pay

Closing date: 02/05/2024

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Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.