Operations Team Leader

Position description

Operations Team Leader


Aerospace engineering manufacturing organisation

Permanent position

Based in Coventry

Double days shift

25 days holiday + Banks + 8% Company Pension


My client is a global British manufacturing organisation who are looking for a driven Production Team Leader from a mechanical manufacturing background. The main focus of the role will be

coordinating daily activities for the production team and prioritising the work load. They are ideally looking for someone with a background from a technical assembly & machining environment as the work is low volume/high quality. 


Operations Team Leader – Key Responsibilities:

·         Develop and maintain capacity planning models and scheduling techniques to maximise use of resource.

·         Highlight bottlenecks within the cell and identify possible solutions working closely with the Master Production Scheduler using tools such as Takt time, as appropriate.

·         Ensure that productivity gains are real and measurable and that they are based upon suitable key measures of performance.

·         Encourage and mentor continuous improvement activities including Kaizens and projects.

·         Develop and maintain skills matrix and act accordingly to update competencies or skills dependent upon customer and company demands and assist in identifying training needs.

·         Develop and maintain systems to ensure compliance with all Environmental, Health & Safety and Quality requirements.

·         Generation of appropriate monthly reports and also communication techniques within the cell taking into account TPM/5S/Team meetings etc

·         Implement and maintain suitable key measures of performance that will reflect accurately the performance of the cell.

·         Liase with other Team Leaders, Module Leader and the Operations Manager ensuring that required activities in all areas are managed in line with expectations.

·         Ensure that all raw materials are ordered in a timely manner so as not to hamper deliveries.

·         Leadership and development of the Team ensuring adherence to the company handbook.

·         Any other tasks considered commensurate with your role by your manager.



·         Based in Coventry

·         Double day shift, one week of earlys and then one week of lates and then repeat shift

·         25 days holiday + Banks + 8% Company Pension

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