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Manufacturing Team Leader

Posted 24 January by New Appointments Group Ended

A Manufacturing Team Leader is required to join an established firm based in Ashford due to continued growth.

The principal purpose of job is to execute the master sales plan in a safe and environmentally sound manner, at the minimum cost to the business through effective use of equipment, materials and a motivated team.

The key tasks are as follows:

  • Manage all aspects of manufacturing operations to ensure that sales orders are produced and shipped in line with the master sales plan;
  • Ensure safe systems of work exist and are maintained at all times. Set housekeeping standards, implement and carry out regular audit processes;
  • Identify and implement opportunities to improve manufacturing processes (throughput, speed and quality);
  • Establish and carry out equipment preventative and breakdown maintenance processes and schedules (arrange for equipment to be repaired as necessary);
  • Identify skill gaps, create and deliver training plans for operators and, when appropriate, apprentice(s).

The secondary duties and responsibilities relating to this position include:

  • Maintain disciplinary and absence management processes;
  • Arrange and manage overtime working as required to achieve the master sales plan;
  • Arrange logistics and produce delivery paperwork;
  • Provide productive effort as required on plant as appropriate;
  • Develop and maintain delivery performance data (measured against due date on works order document pack)
  • Stock control to ensure that stock levels do not delay should ideally be able to demonstrate experience in a similar role where they have been able to deliver productivity and quality improvements.

You should have a working knowledge of lean manufacturing principles and experience of implementing change using these tools. A working knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing and metal finishing processes would be advantageous.

If you have relevant experience to meet the needs of this role - please apply with an up to date CV.

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