Production Team Leader

Posted 8 March by Gap Personnel Easy Apply

South Petherton

Permanent role

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 17:00pm (shift times are flexible and the occasional Saturday is essential)

£20,000 - £24,000 with a range of benefits including contributory pension scheme, healthcare and 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Gap Personnel operating as an employment business are recruiting for a Production Team leader for our highly reputable client in their sector based in South Petherton.

This is an excellent opportunity to join one of the fastest growing companies in the area, and an exciting time to become a member of a successful team with a brand new, state of the art production facility due for completion in Summer 2018, which doubles the production capacity on site.

Main responsibilities of the role are as follows:

  • Supporting the Production Manager with day to day running of the production facility including staff management and supervision, planning of production tasks, ordering of stock from onsite warehouse, and ensuring housekeeping and hygiene standards are maintained at all times.

  • Trouble shooting day to day issues and ensuring that all resolutions meet the requirements of product specifications and GMP standards.
  • Supporting the Production Manager with continuous improvement activities, with the goal of reducing product and packaging wastage, maximizing efficiencies throughout the production facility, and reducing downtime of machines.
  • Providing machine and IT systems training to operatives, and assessing and recording individuals competencies.
  • Act as a mentor for new employees, conducting inductions for new starters and agency staff, and continually motivating and developing the whole production team to achieve highest levels of output.
  • Accurately recording all production activities via the in-house ERP system, and working with the system development team to troubleshoot problems and continually develop the system.
  • Support the business with continual H&S compliance and improvement.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • A hands on attitude
  • Willingness to learn how to operate machines in order to cover absence
  • Ability to support the team during busy periods
  • A strong background in production team leadership
  • Ideally worked within a GMP regulated facility or similar
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level of IT literacy

Production Team Leader

South Petherton

Permanent role

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 17:00pm (shift times are flexible and the occasional Saturday is essential)

£20,000 - £24,000 with a range of benefits including contributory pension scheme, healthcare and 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Reference: 34415173

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