Production Team Leader - Nightshift

35000.00 - 38000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
22 Jul 2018
16 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Fantastic opportunity to join a world-leading international organization that design and manufacture precision machined components and complex assemblies.

On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Production Team Leader to manage the nightshift in the machining and assembly department. As the 1st line manager; you will be expected to take full managerial responsibility for the personnel and operation of the shift; and forge strong working relationships with all internal key stakeholders within the business in order to meet the company objectives for Safety, quality and profitability.


* Ensure compliance with the company health and safety policies and procedures - Including: Risk assessments, safety audits, PPE adherence, incident and accident reporting in accordance with set time frames.

* Ensure compliance with the company quality standards and procedures - Set up verification, dimensional check sheets, scrap and route cause analysis, drive and manage scrap reduction initiatives in line with the company KPI.

* Daily output vs plan - Manage, review, initiate recovery plan as required and continuously target improvements.

* Productivity by area - Manage, review, drive improvements in line with the company KPI.

* Manning calculations and justification in line with volume requirements and Standard hours

* Arrange/ensure personnel within the area of responsibility have received the required training prior to undertaking their duties. No task should be undertaken without the correct training and sign off.

* HR activities: Recruitment & selection of staff, appraisals, reviews, investigatory and disciplinary Hearings.

* OEE short interval schedule review of and action to be taken where required for failure to meet target.

* Improve and sustain continuous improvement initiatives in line with the 5's standard and maintain the disciplines and adherence to within the areas of responsibility.

* Ensure that compliance with shift patterns, break and lunch times is adhered to by all respective personnel directly reporting to the Team Leader.



* Experience of leading a team in a similar role.

* Experience working in a similar manufacturing environment, assembly and/or machine shop.

* Managing strict compliance to H&S policies and procedures.

* Managing strict compliance to QA policies & procedures.

* Track record of managing and working to daily production targets.

* Implementing and managing 5s initiatives.

* Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.

* IT literate with the ability to manage Excel spreadsheets.


* Trained to ILM Level 3 or a similar qualification in supervisory management.

* Trained to IOSH Managing Safely.

* Experience of writing lean manufacturing A3's reports.

* Expertise in executing 8D's, or using similar problem solving techniques.

* Experience using SAP or a similar MRP system.

HOURS: Monday - Friday: 2200 - 0600hrs

Applicants must speak good/fluent English and be cleared to live and work in the UK.

If you'd like know more about this position; please forward your current CV, salary expectation and availability to neil (dot) edwards (at) eds-uk (dot) com and I will contact you at your earliest convenience