Production Team Leader

  • Manufacturing
  • Plymouth

Job Information

Salary :

£21,000 per annum Swing Shift - Maternity Cover

No. of Openings :

1 opening

Job Type :


Job Description

Production Swing Shift Rotation, Mon-Fri 06:00 to 14:30 and 13:30 to 22:00, 12 months fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. We are seeking a people manager who can be very hands on in a busy production environment.

You will be working with, and leading a team of skilled and semi-skilled operators including; setters, spray painters, assembly operators and clean room operators and will be responsible for the allocation of work and resource.
To be successful, you’ll need to be able to execute the production plan and proactively identify, raise and where possible correct any issues that may impact; Quality, Cost, Safety and Delivery. The existing team work on a range of equipment and adhere to a number of policies and procedures, including compliance to industry standards within medical devices, aerospace and the automotive sectors.

Qualifications & Requirements 
  • 2-5 years of comparable manufacturing operations industry experience
  • Ability to lead a team of up to 15 people including temporary staff uplift
  • Ability to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Commitment to work towards professional accreditation with an industry related body
  • Experience of leading small group activities to drive improvement ideas
  • Basic experience of assisting and developing (multi-skilled) people
  • Basic IT skills and knowledge of packages such as Excel and Standard Analyses
  • Basic knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques and recognised QC tools
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety and environmental practices
  • Basic knowledge of Quality standards
  • Basic knowledge of Quality standards
  • Understanding of production costs to include; waste, downtime, scrap and re-work

If you have the relevant experience and have an interest in this opportunity, please submit your CV and I will be in touch to discuss next steps!

For an informal chat regarding this role, please call 01752 252533 and ask for Rachel. Many thanks for your interest.