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Team Leader

Vacancy Details

Location:
Durham
Type:
Permanent
Start date:
January
Salary:
£27, 524.64 per annum, including shift allowance
Posted:
14/01/2021
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Westray Recruitment Consultants is working alongside a bespoke manufacturer based in Durham to source a Team Leader.

The Team Leader will provide guidance, direction and leadership to the team to achieve maximum productivity.

To be successful in this role you will have previous experience as a team leader and have a solid knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques.

Unbelievably, our client has quadrupled production capacity over the past decade, they`ve done so by investing heavily in cutting edge equipment whilst providing an excellent working environment in which to thrive and develop your career. This is your chance to join a leader in the UK manufacturing industry, to lead from the front to inspire and coach your team and peers whilst making important decisions regarding the way forward for your team and the organisation as a whole. You`ll drive action and execution through proactive and skilful communication and by retaining high-performing staff members whilst controlling a strong pipeline of talent in the background.

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING IN YOUR ROLE?

  • Provide leadership on aspects such as Production, People, Quality, Training and HSE, as well as responsibility for the hands on running of machines to cover breaks and maintain efficiency
  • Provide guidance, support, direction, and leadership to the team to achieve maximum productivity whilst maintaining the quality standard expected by our valued customers
  • Act as lead HSE Officer and ensure all accidents, incidents and near misses are reported and assist in the investigation where necessary
  • Assist managers in driving positive change within the business and actively promoting a one team ethic through-out the shift
  • Liaise with Engineers regarding breakdowns of equipment ensuring minimum downtime
  • Create shift reports that are easy to understand (clear)
  • Help achieve all production daily targets
  • Assist in covering breaks across all machines
  • Ensure the team adhere to all company rules and policies
  • Support manager to recruit, attract, identify, and hire staff
  • Ensure quality control checks are undertaken and documented

WHAT EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION?

  • Solid experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Good leadership experience
  • Experience in modern lean manufacturing techniques, including 5S
  • Experience in a culture that has moved from reactive to proactive
  • The ability to motivate and guide a team to achieve set targets
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills
  • Computer literacy specifically for Excel and Outlook

WHAT ARE THE FINER DETAILS OF YOUR ROLE?

This is a permanent role working 41 hours per week (Mon - Fri), shifts include week 1 - 6am-3pm Monday to Thursday and 6am-11am on Friday, week 2 - 3pm-12am and 11am-4pm on Friday.

WHAT SALARY PACKAGE YOU WILL BE RECEIVING

This role pays £27, 524.64 per annum, including shift allowance

FANCY A CHAT?

Please apply for this position and your CV will go direct to our Consultant Joe Rowanwho is leading the search. Alternatively, if you have any questions, please get in touch with Joe on 0191 492 6622 or via email at [email protected]

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