Team Leader

Posted 26 October by Masonite
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Competitive salary
Stoke-on-Trent , Staffordshire
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We are currently recruiting for a Team Leader - Operations for Solidor. This position is responsible for ensuring that Key Business objectives are achieved daily following the guiding principles of Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, People, and the Environment. To embrace and always uphold Masonite Group Values. Planning and Co-ordinating the Daily Production activities.

Our Team Leader - Operations Perks and Benefits are:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Healthcare cash plan

Team Leader - Operations Overview

You will be eensuring the daily activities of all staff are undertaken safely, in line with the risk assessment programme carried out across the business and promote a safe and clean working environment.

Allocating and managing resources to complete the daily delivery schedule in a timely manner, optimising the efficient use of materials, labour, and machines. Agreeing staff redeployment to and from the section as necessary!

Ensuring all KPIs are monitored and updated using the hour by hour charts daily, any failures reported in a timely manner and reasons for failure and any corrective actions identified.

All supplier Non-conforming goods must be reported to the Operations and Quality Manager in line with the non- conforming SOP.

Communicating with other Team Leaders to resolve any issues that may affect delivery to customers in a timely manner, any issues that cannot be resolved in a timely manner to be reported to the Operations Manager as a matter of urgency.

Coaching, co-ordinating and delegating duties to those staff working in the section being covered by you. To actively train all staff members within the section to develop their skills to allow complete flexibility across the section (multi-skilled) documenting on the departmental training skills matrix.

Consulting with Operations Manager with regards to Discipline concerns (job performance, time keeping, attitude & conduct) of staff employed.

Correcting and recording simple machine faults by re-setting and re-starting to the limits of instruction and training given. To notify Senior Management of any maintenance issues in a timely manner.

Performing quality checks on all machines and products to the recognised frequency and standards, record results and remedy minor faults to the limits of instruction and training given. Ensure staff are trained to the correct standard to achieve the TPM programme across the departments.

Ensuring materials are supplied to the production line in your area in a timely manner by working closely with the Material Supply team and adopting replenishment techniques such as line side delivery, Kanban systems etc.

Monitoring Health and Safety within the working environment and action remedies in conjunction with the Production Management Team.

As and when required, covering any of the manufacturing processes in needs of emergency.

Other daily duties will include but are not limited to:

Managing and monitoring departmental safety and housekeeping standards in line with the "5S" programme.

Managing daily the labour budget to minimise any additional cost such as overtime and agency costs. Ensure overtime is used only when approved by the Operations Manager.

Maintaining a high level of communication between yourself, Production Operatives and Management as situations dictate

Any other request which may reasonably be made by Management from time to time. This will include a flexible approach to working hours and department support.

Promoting and supporting the Company Continuous Improvement scheme by the generation of ideas and detailed evaluation of improvements in a timely manner.

At all times, embrace a culture of change and improvement across the business.

About you!

  • Extensive experience in a manufacturing or engineering supervision role.
  • Proven experience of managing people and change.
  • Planning and organisational skills to be able to run and monitor a production process.
  • The ability to act decisively and solve staff or equipment related problems.
  • ICT literate in Excel, Word, and Power-point
  • Attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Strong knowledge of Health and Safety guidelines
  • The ability to work under pressure and in a fast-moving environment.
  • Skills to motivate and drive the team to achieve deadlines and performance.

About us

At Masonite, we believe a door is more than just a door; and we also know that the employees who build our doors are more than just employees, they work in environments that promote a culture of creativity, collaboration, adaptability and integrity based on a strong commitment to our vision.

In 1924, William Mason did not change the industry when he created Masonite, he created a new one, one that transformed waste into worth and materials into what matters. That revolution is part of Masonite, it is how we are changing the way people think about doors and making everyone see that doors are not about keeping people out, they are about letting people in. At Masonite, we keep our doors open to new perspectives, new voices, and new opportunities. We break down barriers and we help people walk through walls.

No agencies please, we do have our own Internal Talent Acquisition team.

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