Engineering Assembly Supervisor

  • Location

    Ilminster

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: Pension, 26 Days Paid Holiday

  • Contact:

    Sarah Lane

  • Contact email:

    slane@meridianbs.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01392 423 301

  • Job ref:

    SL-464

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2049-03-07

  • Startdate:

    2021-10-20

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

Engineering Assembly Team Leader

The Opportunity:
A superb opportunity to work in a beautiful part of the country, for a global manufacturer of precision engineered metal parts.  As a proven leader of assemblers in an engineering environment, you will also ideally have an understanding of working in a metal shop.

Job Responsibilities:
  • To ensure the cell is on track meeting production and quality targets, focusing on key constraints.
  • To maintain production boards within the cell with the relevant up to date information to aid production planning.
  • To update the Team Leader on a daily basis of performance.
  • To work closely with the Team Leader, Production Manager, and the HR team in identifying skill gap risks establishing priorities for training.
  • To work closely with quality and visual inspection to ensure standards are upheld.
  • Working alongside Team Leader and Continuous Improvement team to help create training material including standard working documents, based on best practice.
  • To ensure all TPM, check lists and 6S records are kept to date and displayed correctly.
  • Working with the Maintenance team to resolve any issues and ensure minimal down time. 
Preferred Skills:
  • Sound technical and operational knowledge of CNC machines.
  • Experience of high-volume parts and/or experience of working to high specifications both dimensionally and visual.
  • A sound working knowledge and understanding of dimensional drawings.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. The job holder will be required to demonstrate the ability to communicate confidently and clearly.
  • Experienced in the use of Excel spreadsheets and Word documentation to record data.
  • Engineering related qualification at City & Guilds level or equivalent, business improvement techniques training.
Associated Benefits:
26 days holiday per annum (allocated to fixed and flexible dates) plus 8 statutory bank holidays. 
Working Hours:
Day shift hours  (07.00 to 16.30 Monday to Wednesday, 07.00 to 16.00 Thursday)