Production Team Leader

Full Time
Job Sector:
Manufacturing / Warehouse
South Wales
Salary description:
Start Date:
Purchasing Professionals
Job Ref:

Production Team Leader - Permanent - FMCG - Flint - exceptional opportunity to work closely with the Lead Team

Note - the shift are: 2 days 7am - 7pm + 2 nights 7pm - 7am (4 on 4 off) - please only read and apply for this opportunity if you can work these hours.

We are looking for exceptional Line Leaders, who understand the importance of leading a team to success. You maybe be a Senior Operator looking for the next challenge, or a Shift Team Leader with a large amount of experience of driving performance. Either person would be suitable so please get in touch!

My client an innovative Manufacturer in Flint is looking to recruit a Team Leader to be accountable for all elements of performance on allocated lines / areas - people, safety, performance, quality, cost and customer service.

The key attributes and experience you will need to be successful in this role are:

Able to work as part of the Shift Leadership team as an effective team member

Has strength of character to challenge poor team behaviours and non-adherence to standards / policies in area

An ambassador for Manufacturing Excellence and continuous improvement

Ability to adapt to changing situations in a positive and flexible manner

2 years Supervisory/Leadership experience in a Production Team in an FMCG environment

Your daily role and responsibilities will be:
* As part of the Shift Leadership Team, lead and motivate through communication, training, development and performance management
* Confirm and prioritise resource with the appropriate delegation to create and maintain a high performing production team with allocated area
* Development and support of their Operators through continual coaching, mentoring, observation and review, to create a team which is responsive, agile, efficient and capable, at all times
* Identify potential of colleagues and ensure development and succession plans are in place and maintained
* Manage attendance of their teams in accordance with the Attendance Management policy; conducting RTW interviews after all periods of absence and taking appropriate disciplinary action as required
* Identify, challenge and address any conduct which falls below our expected standards and / or does not meet our values up to and including action in line with the disciplinary policy
* Build professional relationships with key stakeholders to ensure co-operation and assistance in completion of work requirements, including but not restricted to Mixing, Quality, Maintenance, H&S and HR
* Ensure personal / sensitive data is processed in accordance with GDPR
* Promote the management of safety, delivering no lost time accidents, reducing the number of minor accidents and reporting of all incidents through a safety culture
* Accountable for ensuring all members of their team, including themselves perform tasks, and operate / use equipment/machinery only to the level of their training and competence in a safe manner
* 100% Completion of scheduled Safety observations, Shift GMP and safety start up audits.
* Full adherence of Health and Safety Procedures & Practices. Identify and report any conduct that breaches Health & Safety or does not fall within our company values, including all incidents and near misses
* Conduct safety investigations in a timely manner following H&S incident
* Responsible for ensuring the safety and welfare of all employees in an emergency evacuation situation
* Attend and participate in the Daily Operational review meetings, Shift Team meetings and briefs taking the lead in the absence of the Shift Operational Lead
* Active participation of SIC, ensuring performance paperwork is accurately completed throughout the shift in order to complete reports for continual improvements
* Awareness of manufacturing standards for each line and product type with allocated area and operate to them
* Working with the Shift Operational Lead review shift plans - determining, communicating and actioning plan changes to reduce over and under. Ensure that the relevant operators are made aware of any plan changes, potential material, specification, quality and changeover issues
* Conduct detailed end of shift handover with in coming Team Leader
* Accountable for all aspects of quality across the allocated areas
* Carry out process confirmation control checks in-line with Leader standard work
* Through process confirmation, ensure operators are adhering to product specification and correctly completing all production documentation
* Responsible for ensuring all line clearance and changeover activity is conducted to the correct standard and approval for line start up
* Ensuring a clean as you go policy is adhered to and team PPE is correctly worn at all times. Communicate / escalate to the Shift Operational Lead as appropriate
* Develop a culture which is cost aware, encouraging team members to challenge losses and waste across the shift
* Accountable for ensuring all line changeovers and sanitisations are completed on time to the correct standard to minimise downtime
* Ensure appropriate maintenance support is on hand to minimise downtime
* Maintain an open mind at all times to allow effective resolution of both short and long term issues whether basic or complex in their nature
* Develop a culture which is cost aware, encouraging team members to challenge losses and waste across the shift
* Develop professional relationships with internal and external customers to drive delivery and customer satisfaction

This is a great opportunity to join such a fast paced exciting business, where you will be part of an innovative team who strive to be the best!

Apply today to find out more!

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