Production Shift Leader

  • Location

    Washington, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Industrial, Engineering, Warehousing, Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Imogen Wilson

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Do you have a passion for driving performance? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Production Shift Leader to join an award winning printing company based near Washington. Salary up to £28k depending on experience plus excellent benefits. Working Hours Monday - Friday 06:00-14:00/ 14:00-22:00.

As Production Shift Leader, reporting in to the Production Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of up to 15 operatives and 3 line leaders to maximise productivity, quality and efficiency. You will develop procedures to effectively manage the day to day running of production ensuring all aspects of health and safety are adhered to, product quality is maintained and that production plans are met. You will be expected to carry out monthly performance appraisals with staff to ensure targets are met and improve engagement on the shop floor.

You will be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills with experience of implementing continuous improvement and lean manufacturing/5s processes to drive production. It is essential that you have a good understanding of MRP systems. It is essential you are used to managing multiple lines in a fast paced environment in a supervisory role.

This role would suit candidates with the following experience; Shift Manager, Shift Leader, Shift Supervisor, Production Manager, Production Supervisor, Production Team Leader, Operations Supervisor, Cell Manager, Cell Supervisor, Deputy Manager, Team Manager, Assembly Supervisor, Manufacturing Supervisor, Cell Leader.

Commutable from; Washington, Sunderland, Gateshead, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Springwell, Chester le Street, South Shields, Jarrow, Houghton le Spring, Hetton le Hole, Hebburn, Jarrow

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.