Production Team Leader

  • Location

    Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

  • Sector:

    Engineering, Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits

  • Contact:

    Imogen Wilson

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Imogen Wilson

Do you have Supervisory experience from a Production environment? We have an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to join a Manufacturing company who supply parts to the automotive industry, based in Bletchley, Milton Keynes. This is a permanent role paying £13.00 - £14.50 per hour (up to £30,160 per annum) working 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm rotating shifts Mon-Fri.

As Production Team Leader you will be organising and managing the "front-line" manufacturing function coordinating a team of 10-20 Operators and FLT drivers. You will delegate resource and workload to the team, monitor and control team productivity and output, authorise and coordinate holidays, record sickness, as well as motivating and coaching your team to exceed all expectations. It is crucial you can identify training needs and offer development to ensure succession planning with the business. You will also be required to understand and contribute to the KPI process, and adhere to health and safety and quality standards.

Your experience with Lean Principles is crucial including 6S, Kaizen, Six Sigma and working in an agile environment ideally. You will need to cross train your team, plan all workloads, rotas and flex your workforce dependent on business requirements.

It is essential that you have supervisory or management experience within a Production environment where you are working to tight deadlines within a pressurised environment whilst meeting strict quality standards. Strong people management skills are required with demonstrable decision making skills and good knowledge of using MS Office.

This role would suit: team leader, shift leader, production team leader, team manager, department manager, shift manager, supervisor, manager, senior operative, team coordinator, cell leader, shift supervisor, production team leader, production supervisor, production manager, CNC team leader, workshop manager, workshop supervisor, press shop supervisor, press shop team leader, manufacturing team leader, manufacturing supervisor.

Commutable from: Milton Keynes, Buckingham, Bletchley, Leighton Buzzard, Bedford, Northampton, Newport Pagnell, Towcester, Brackley, Luton

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