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Manufacturing Team Leader

Posted 6 March by Westray Recruitment Consultants Easy Apply Ended


Westray Recruitment Consultants is searching for a Manufacturing Team Leader based in Gateshead to commence work for an International Electronics designer and manufacturer. The role will be leading a team of 5/6 members of staff within the manufacturing division and will require previous experience of electrical/mechanical assembly of electrical components.


  • Perform all required tasks/operations within the manufacturing cell to include electrical and mechanical assembly, cable preparation, harnessing and soldering
  • Ensure staff is at their place of work and are following company procedures
  • Responsible for all Health & Safety issues that arise, through the correct company procedures (Risk Assessments and COSHH Data Sheets)
  • Responsible for effective resource planning, management of the cell team and also development of the team
  • Act as holiday/sickness cover
  • Responsible for KPIs, Standard Hours v Actual Hours and 5S
  • Responsible for first line discipline, use of fact file, issuing letters of concern and conducting Return to Work interviews
  • Ensure staff skill matrices are up to date and all compulsory training requirements are current
  • Complete NCR's and raise RFC's as and when required
  • Attend management meetings and report on cell KPI's and all HR issues
  • Actively follow the Company's Health and Safety Policy, Procedures and safe systems of work


  • Educated to GCSE level
  • Previous electrical/mechanical assembly of electrical components using drawings and/or works instructions
  • The ability to use hand tools in the operation of assembly of component parts
  • Time served within an electrical discipline will be highly beneficial
  • Qualifications from previous employers, including IPC, JST, H&S, NVQ's would be preferred
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate with workers at all levels of the organisation from assembler/technician through to senior management.
  • Prove an ability to work within a team or as an individual


This is a permanent position working day shift and is based in Gateshead.


Our client is offering a competitive salary package with good company benefits.


Please get in touch with Katherine Rivett to discuss this role in more detail, she is available on or at

Required skills

  • electronics
  • engineer
  • team leader
  • manufacturing
  • power

Reference: 34622513

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