Production Team Leader

Aspect Resources
20 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Team Leader

Location: West Yorkshire, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Heckmondwike

Salary: Negotiable

Hours: 3 shift rotation (6-2, 2-10, 10-6) - Mon-Friday

The Client: Leading 1st tier supplier in the automotive sector


- To lead and co-ordinate the operating teams on day-to-day activities to deliver quality products meeting the businesses standards
- Contribute to the constant improvement of the business standards
- To participate in the daily and weekly machine T.P.M & 5`s
- To adhere to the company policies and procedures.
- Contribute to and deliver local EHS plans and procedures, ensuring trained personnel following safe working practices in a safe working environment

Main activities

- To ensure the manufacturing and timely delivery of a quality product on a daily basis meeting customer requirements
- To ensure operators work constantly to the operational business standards while achieving plan and KPI targets
- To liaise with support functions: Health and Safety, Quality, Process, Maintenance, Human Resource colleagues
- ensuring systems and procedures are adhered to at all times
- To train and develop production team members and new starters in line with the business standards
- To lead by example in an open communicative, motivational style while respecting the requirements and needs of the individual and customers, supporting online activities
- To ensure the team own and maintain the business standards with reference to company Production Systems,Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM), and 5S House Keeping
- To carry out shift pocket briefs effectively to keep teams up-to-date with current affairs.
- To ensure corrective actions arising from external and internal sources are resolved through the findings of the actual route cause and are implemented and closed out
- To work flexibly and carry out additional duties as required
- Ensure that employees in your charge are aware of the requirement to, and are trained in how to, work safely
- Ensure that you and your team are aware of, contribute to and follow relevant EHS procedures, processes and practices
- Monitor and discuss any daily operational EHS issues that may arise and escalate as necessary
- Ensure that temps, visitors and contractors to your department know what they must do to work safely and comply with emergency policies
- Ensure that accidents and incidents in your area are reported and investigated and agreed remedial actions are implemented

Required experience:

- Varied experience of manufacturing process, automotive would be an advantage
- A desire to improve own skill base, knowledge and qualifications, open to challenges and change
- Man management and communication skills, writing, numeracy, literacy etc
- Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques in relation to world class manufacturing
- An understanding of health and safety in the work place and environmental issues
- Self motivated with the ability to work on own initiative and prioritise workloads under pressure
- Demonstrate mechanical aptitude
- Team leadership abilities
- Leading by example , encouraging team work and motivation to others
- Flexible hands on approach to work and a positive attitude in getting the job done
- The ability to respond in a pressured working environment to produce beneficial results
- The ability to challenge existing practices while looking for continuous improvement
- Computer literate - Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes etc
- Knowledge of handling and lifting techniques
- Good house keeping skills

Required qualifications:

- A good understanding of automotive manufacturing process would be useful
- Demonstrates strong team working skills with attention to detail and accuracy
- Good literacy, numeracy and computer skills
- Previous history of supervisory experiences / roles
- Knowledge of TS16949 and ISO14001

To apply for this role please submit your latest CV or contact Aspect Resources on (phone number removed)

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