Production Team Leader
£24,000 - £26,500
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Production Team Leader to join our client at their Manufacturing site in Plymouth.
The purpose of this role is to lead a team of Production Operators and support manufacturing functions whilst ensuring the continuous improvement of the area. You will ensure operators are trained to perform key tasks competently ensuring compliance and adherence to Company procedures. You will prioritise the maintenance and repairs of production equipment to minimise downtime whilst carrying out health and safety risk assessments as required.
Candidates must have previous experience in a similar leadership role within a manufacturing environment with proven high level of hands on production experience. You must be able to demonstrate that you can work on your own initiative, and the ability to work as part of a team. The busy nature of this role requires exceptional organisation skills coupled with the ability to work effectively under pressure without compromising on quality.
They would welcome applications from candidates who hold an NVQ Level 3 in Team Leading, or with solid experience in similar role within a Manufacturing environment. Strong leadership skills are essential and you will have experience of dealing with employee relation issues and conflict management.
You should also hold a full clean driving licence, and be conscious of health and safety requirements within a working environment. You must have good IT skills including Microsoft Excel and Word. A working knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques would be advantageous.