Manufacturing / Engineering Section Leader

Weald Recruitment Ltd
Birmingham, UK
27 Aug 2019
09 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Weald Recruitment Ltd are specialist providers of manufacturing personnel and are currently looking for;

Vacancy: Manufacturing / Engineering Section Leader

Location: Midlands

Reference: MSL / DH02

Our client is an established Engineering Company based in Birmingham who design and manufacture refrigerated display cabinets, systems and cold store solutions for the retail sector. As part of their success, they are currently looking for an experienced Section Leaders on a permanent basis for their Central Birmingham facility to cover a two-shift system. Preferred candidates will have an engineering fabrication / machine shop background.


•Ensures contingencies are in place to cover for planned and unplanned events

•Manage directly and indirectly return to work, counselling/ support meetings

•Manage directly and indirectly investigation, disciplinary and grievance processes

•Develop and maintain key interdepartmental relationships with all functions.

•Liaise with Quality Department on suspected quality-related issues.

•Identify opportunities to reduce costs and implement solutions where feasible

•Manufacture and deliver product as per agreed production plans

•Set and measure daily/ weekly output targets for the team.

•Lead daily cell meetings to highlight and resolve any issues within area of responsibility.

•Develop and enable team to meet company goals and customer requirements.

•Lead/ train/ mentor team using Lean manufacturing techniques.

•Experience of managing and motivating teams is essential.

•Experience of implementing and driving through change in a lean environment.

•A 'can do' attitude.

•Works quickly and accurately under pressure.

•Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.

•A flexible and adaptable approach to changing situations and workload.

A competitive / market salary is offered along with a full benefits package.

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK or hold the appropriate work permit.

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