April 26, 2021
Lichfield, United Kingdom
Job Type


Team Leader
Permanent role

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Team Leader to join our client team. The main purpose of the job is to lead the production teams across the allocated shift pattern. To achieve or exceed production performance KPIs across a balanced agenda whilst maintaining compliance to the relevant health and safety and quality procedures and policies.

Main Responsibilities:

• Ensure that the daily/weekly plan is delivered in full and in line with budget including labour usage and yield. Monitor and report on hourly, daily and shift performance
• Ensure all staff are suitably equipped and trained to perform in their role currently and for future needs of the business
• Ensure compliance to all health and safety, HR policies and quality procedures both internally and externally
• Performance manage team including quarterly performance reviews, target setting and coaching where required
• Maintain good GMP of both area and plant liaising with Engineering/Snr technician where appropriate.
• Facilitate with the CI Manager to LEAN agenda and coordinate projects to be delivered by the team
• Being present in the department. Expectation of 95% time spent in working area
• Developing robust succession plan for team
• To lead Cell Reviews, SICs and Operational Improvement Plans
• To take the lead role in Accident and Near Miss Investigations including Root Cause Analysis, Conduct Reviews and improvement actions in liaising with the Area Manager and site Health and Safety Officer
• To be a leading example and promotor of positive behavioural safety through participating in and training out Safety Starts With Me observations

Skills and Experience Required:

• Good knowledge of manufacturing processes
• Experience of managing teams with a headcount >10 including conducting investigations
• Knowledge and examples of application of Lean tools and techniques including problem solving
• Good level of mathematical capability and an understanding of yield and productivity measures
• Good communication skills and a desire to build cross functional relationships
• Knowledge of quality systems including HACCP and corrective and preventative actions
• Ensure food safety and hygiene protocols are followed
• Hazard awareness and knowledge of risk control measures
• Good attention to detail with a tenacious approach
• Ability to delivery safety briefs in the form of Tool box talks' or Safety Updates
• Able to effectively prioritise workload to meet the needs of the department
• Able to give clear instruction and engage/communicate with people in positions above and below the role including reporting and presenting of information

To apply for this exciting position please call Magda Kipczak 07917 358943 or apply on line. If you have not received feedback in 14 days please deem your application as unsuccessful

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