Team Leader

Accept Fusion
Newport (Casnewydd)
14 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Team Leader for a large rail company based in Newport, the role is straight perm with full training.

The Team Leader is responsible for overseeing day-to-day working within the team(s). This means: ensuring production is running smoothly; ensuring the health and safety of your team(s); ensuring the quality of your product and the process; ensuring targets are achieved on time; motivating and developing your team(s).

Key Responsibilities:

1.0 Team Leader
1.1 Leads the team(s) that performs a wide variety of assembly tasks involving the use of a variety of machinery and hand tools on the production line.
1.2 Completes work in accordance with relevant documentation and other specifications, ensuring safety, quality and productions targets are achieved by self and the team(s).
1.3 Support quality, productivity and process improvement initiatives.
1.4 Ensure area of work is clean, well-organised and safe; and adheres to Company housekeeping processes.
1.5 Carry out lean production activities.
1.6 Ensure all staff have a clear understanding and comply with the rules, regulations, standards and policies in place.
1.7 Ensure all records are completed correctly and on time.
1.8 Organise and communicate job expectations to team(s).
1.9 Monitors team(s) to ensure objectives/targets are achieved on time.
1.10 Liaise with manager to ensure resource levels are in place to achieve planned activities.
1.11 Review work in progress across team(s) and make certain that the order of tasks and allocation of resources creates maximum efficiency.
1.12 Ensure the correct use and operation of machinery and equipment and ensure that all routine daily maintenance and safety checks are carried out on time.
1.13 Carry out team briefings and tool box talks.
1.14 Liaise with Line Manager to ensure team members are competent to carry out full range of tasks and have received appropriate levels of training in area of work.
1.15 Carries out assessment of competence for team and others as required.
1.16 Carry out training / act as coach and mentor to enable better performance and development of skills within team(s) and others.
1.17 Participate in the induction and on-going training of employees.
1.18 Carries out role of First Aider and/or Fire Marshal.
1.19 Pro-actively seek out process improvements and efficiency savings, recommending to line manager where improvements can be made or costs reduced.
1.20 Ensure equipment is maintained and fully operational by liaising with other experts regarding repairs/maintenance checks where necessary, ensuring adequate materials are available or ordered in sufficient time to eliminate shortages.
1.21 Ensure equipment/plant is maintained and fully operational, reporting damage/breakdowns in a timely manner.
1.22 Report on progress/constraints influencing work plans as appropriate.
1.23 Supports other teams/departments and assists management for various production related duties as required.

2.0 Record keeping
2.1 Ensure accurate records are completed and maintained in accordance with procedures in place, and work in progress is communicated to Line Managers and team members.

3.0 Health & Safety
3.1 Carry out Health and safety inspections in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy and lProcedure in place, and ensure actions are complete and/or progress on actions reported.
3.2 lEnsure that all work carried out within the team(s) is compliant with health and safety llegislation and organisational health and safety policies and procedures.
4.0 Quality
4.1 Ensure all work carried out within the team(s) is compliant with organisational quality management systems/policies and procedures.
4.2 Liaise with others to ensure adequate flow of material in/out of work area to ensure team is able to achieve targets on time.
5.0 General
5.1 Is pro-active in the role and identifies improved ways of supporting the Company in managing their growth objectives.
5.2 Participate in team and one-to-one meetings, and undertake, as appropriate, training, relevant to the role as required.
5.3 Keep up to date with developments and policies and procedures within the Company, that influence the day-to-day activities within the role, ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and any other relevant internal/external factors e.g. Company policies and procedures, quality management standards, health and safety.
5.4 Promote the Company by whatever means are appropriate and available so as to ensure a positive image to internal/external customers/clients.

the salary with shift allowance is approximately £36,000 with 2 months training in Spain

Excellent opportunity to join a new rail company with brand new facilities in the South of Wales.

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