Production Team Leader

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Production Team Leader
Permanent Position
Excellent Salary Available  
Growing Manufacturing Business
Double Day Shift
Mornings (5.30am - 1.30pm Monday – Friday)
Afternoons (1pm - 9.30pm Monday - Thursday & 12.30pm - 6pm Friday)
Frimley, Surrey
We are working with a leading manufacturing organisation, who due to growth, are looking for a Production Team Leader to join them on a permanent basis. The successful candidate will have full responsibility for the people, procedures, and processes within the department. Managing, motivating, and engaging the Teams to meet business targets. Set the example by creating a positive and respectful environment within the Team based upon the Company Behaviours.
Production Team Leader
Job Description
  • Leadership and communication:
    • Lead by setting a good example - behaviour consistent with the company Behaviours and Values.
    • Act as an interface between the team and others in the business
    • Clear delivery of key messages to the team (including explanation of any goals, plans and roles)
    • Regularly reporting both to own team and upwards to their line manager
    • Reputation management
  • Recruitment:
    • Manage recruitment with the assistance of HR
    • Ensure a successful induction process for new starters
  • Objectives/Goal Setting:
    • Clearly communicate required tasks, agree deadline and monitor achievement
    • Set and agree SMART objectives for individuals/team and monitor performance against these
  • Performance Management and Training:
    • Manage and conduct appraisal process with all permanent team members
    • Provide regular constructive feedback to individuals and the team regarding their performance
    • Address performance issues quickly, candidly and constructively
    • Manage capability and conduct issues with the assistance of HR
    • Identify training and development opportunities for the team
  • Absence management with company policy; to include sickness and annual leave
  • Promote and drive continuous improvement within the teams
  • Responsible for HSE compliance and improvement activities for the Team.
  • Ensure mandatory company Learn courses are completed on time.
  • Team Specific Responsibilities:
    • Understanding quality requirements on products and managing as per Quality Plans.
    • Managing shift changeover procedures
    • Managing shift rota to ensure correct level of resourcing for successful running of processes.
    • Ensure accurate and up to date traceability system i.e., job sheets, ID recording, batch labelling.
    • Liaising with the Engineering Team on machine and process problem solving
    • Responsibility for production output & scrap rates for shift
    • Liaison with other shifts regarding problems, quality issues, job status, etc
    • Ensure tidiness, cleanliness & housekeeping standards are always maintained in & around the production area.
    • Adherence and compliance to ISO standards
    • Adherence to health and safety requirements
Production Team Leader
Essential Qualifications / Experience / Skills
  • Demonstrable supervisory or people management experience.
  • Demonstrable experience of building strong relationships and managing diverse personalities.
  • Experience undertaking appraisals and performance management procedures.
  • Experience of dealing with conflict and disciplinary procedures
Production Team Leader
Desirable Qualifications / Experience / Skills
  • Demonstratable understanding of change management.
  • Experience of KPI development, implementation, reporting and refinement
  • Career related qualifications or certificates
  • Experience of using ERP applications
Production Team Leader
Company Benefits
  • Profit Share Scheme – this starts to collate from the 2nd full month of employment and is paid 6 monthly (Mar & Sept). Whilst this is based on Company profit and is therefore not guaranteed, it is designed to pay approx. 3% of salary across a year.
  • Enhanced Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme – After 3 months service, we pay 5% where an employee pays 3%.
  • 24 days holiday (running Jan-Dec), increasing with service. 3-4 days are to be used for the December shut down. This will be worked out pro rata for part time.
  • Two paid Volunteering Days per year
  • Retail Discounts
  • Cycle to work
  • Gym discounts
  • Car maintenance scheme
  • Eye care policy (money off glasses needed for VDU use)
  • Saving and investments and debt advice
  • Voluntary private healthcare schemes
  • Free Work wear will be provided
  • Free parking
  • Tools provided
  • Access to 24 hour wellbeing services