Operations Team Leader

Owen Daniels Consultancy
10 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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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