Operations Team Leader

Donaldson Filtration
02 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Operations Team Leader to join Donaldson Filtration based in Leicester. In return, we offer a competitive salary plus 25 days holiday, company pension after successful completion of 6 month probationary period is 5% or 7.5% (employer matches the contribution on either amount) and benefits include childcare vouchers, discounted Costco membership and free car parking on site.

Donaldson Filtration is a Global organisation with over 12,000 employees and $2.3bn turnover. As a market leader in the design, manufacture and distribution filtration equipment, Donaldson utilise their global presence to deliver a world class customer experience.

The Operations Team Leader will be responsible for leading an assigned group to support and drive the main operations efforts, to achieve, and where possible improve, on Plant targets for Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC).

The Operations Team Leader’s responsibilities will include:

* Develop and motivate team, maintaining good industrial relations and ensuring cooperation between all processes
* Assign and direct individuals to work activities and report any issues that are likely to cause deviation from work schedule
* Assessment and adherence to Health, Safety and Environmental standards, policy and procedures
* Stopping processes and activities that are unsafe and ensuring new safe working practices are implemented
* Assessment and adherence to Quality standards (including workmanship), policy and procedures
* Conducting necessary inspections within area of responsibility and stopping work deemed to be unsatisfactory
* Provide positive, timely response to queries and requests for assistance or information, to satisfy customer’s needs. Remain focused on 100% on time delivery.
* Manage resources within area of responsibility to optimise performance and productivity.
* Identify training requirements to enhance flexibility and manage holiday requests in line with policy and ensuring coverage of skills at all times
* Ensure effective communication to other Group Leaders (across shifts), as well as conduct Sunrise meetings and ensure communication boards are up to date
* Ensure all necessary inventory requirements and transactions are carried out in a timely manner, e.g. requisitions, receipts, transfers, job logging, cycle counting etc.
* Strive for continuous improvement by initiating and support continuous improvement events

The successful Operations Team Leader will have:

* A technical background or apprenticeship
* A good standard of numeracy and literacy
* IT literacy including Microsoft packages
* A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
* Good understand of Health, Safety & Environmental requirements and Quality procedures
* Good understanding of production processes and the ability to analyse output data
* Ability to motivate a team, be organized and flexible
* Ability to review and solve problems as well as be an effective communicator at all levels

The hours of work are Monday-Thursday 14:10-22:15 and 12:00-18:00 Friday.

Please apply online to be considered for the Operations Team Leader role

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