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Manufacturing Team Leader

Salary: £40,000

Location: Northampton

Job type: Permanent

Category: Manufacturing

If you're looking for the chance to lead the manufacturing, build & test of brand new Automotive systems, in the expanding electric vehicle market, then you'll want to keep reading. We're based rurally in Silverstone, Northamptonshire.   BASIC SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000 dependent on your experience   BENEFITS: · Company performance bonus up to 10% · 25 days holiday and 8 bank holidays · Flexitime working   LOCATION: Silverstone, Northamptonshire   COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Northampton, Milton Keynes, Stony Stratford, Oxford, Coventry   WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY: Manufacturing Team Leader, Automotive Systems - Electric Vehicle   · This is a brand new role where you'll be leading our manufacturing, build & test · Having already doubled our headcount in 2020, our order book is strong enough to need to hire again · We can give you a varied role, working on brand new products, without the red tape that comes from working for a large corporate manufacturer   THE ROLE: Manufacturing Team Leader, Automotive Systems - Electric Vehicle   Supplying the Automotive Electric Vehicle market, we are at the forefront of prototype development, mainly concentrating on low volume & prototype development, we are fully geared for high volume production too.   We develop bespoke & low volume prototype batteries, some from scratch & project management their design, build & HV test.   We're looking to hire someone who's capable of running the workshop, oversee manufacturing, & battery build. You'll need to be very hands on in this role.   YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES: Manufacturing Team Leader, Automotive Systems - Electric Vehicle   · Oversee simultaneous projects running concurrently · Ensure your production targets are met · Setting tasks to manufacturing team members, you'll utilise a team of 6 technicians & engineers · Implement new manufacturing processes & procedures (6 Sigma, 5S &/or Lean manufacturing) · Health & Safety in your Workshop · Test & fault-finding of units · Attending various meetings internally with stakeholders or with external customers · Willingness to get involved and be a hands-on team player   YOUR BACKGROUND: Manufacturing Team Leader, Automotive Systems - Electric Vehicle   · An Engineering background gained within Manufacturing & Production build &/or assembly · You will have supervised and/or led the manufacturing of an engineered product, maybe Automotive related or similar. Thinks special purpose machines/machinery, engines, turbo, battery, super-capacitor, solar-panel, fuel cell, electric vehicle etc   · You can set, implement & monitor successful manufacturing processes & procedures · You'll have the proven ability to motivate a teams of engineers & technicians · You're a natural problem solver & not afraid to ask questions if you don't know the answer · You'll be good on computers & have used an ERP system before   We understand you may be qualified by experience, rather than specific qualifications, but we're happy to see candidates with related manufacturing, process, systems training & development courses.   You product experience will come from a mechanical or electrical engineering background or similar.   THE COMPANY:   We are at the forefront of bespoke battery development for Electric Vehicles & work closely with Tier 1 Automotive developers on new prototypes.   PROSPECTS:   I've already mentioned that we've doubled our headcount in the last 12 months - you can grow your career here with us, as we continue to grow as a business.   It is highly likely you'll have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services:  manufacturing, production, assembly, battery, engine, motor, turbo, power-train, HV, workshop, manufacturing supervisor, production supervisor, workshop supervisor, production supervisor, manufacturing supervisor, team-leader, automotive, formula 1, manufacturing engineer, assembly technician.   INTERESTED? Please click apply. You'll receive an acknowledgement of your application.   Please Note: Wallace Hind Selection have been chosen as the retained recruitment partner of our client and therefore any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.   REF: JAC16052, Wallace Hind Selection

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