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Team Leader

Salary: £14

Location: Milton Keynes

Job type: Permanent

Category: Milton Keynes

We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Team Leader to join a well-established company based in Milton Keynes. Working within a manufacturing department you will be responsible for overseeing all processes, leading a team and ensuring all production targets are met by planning and prioritising the materials, resources and workload. You will be organising and managing your team by ensuring all tooling, equipment, materials and documentation is available on time and in full. The role will include the following main duties: * Lead by example and manage the team aligned with the values and behaviours of the company. * Ensure all departmental productive, output and performance standards are met and maintained. * To oversee all our manufacturing processes. * Be accountable for ensuring all press documentation and run boards are completed in real time and with 100% compliance to work instructions. * Monitor the control and usage of materials and resources to ensure cost and waste is effectively managed to reduce cost. * Ensure all team members are trained and competent to perform tasks, effectively, safely and in compliance of company procedures and relevant legislation. * Ensure that processes and operations are compliant with prescribed quality system and devise permanent corrective actions to reduce or eliminate any issues (i.e. scrap, breakages, rework, plant failures, quality etc.) * To ensure all material waste streams are identified and correctly processed * Build Quality Culture within the team by using the Right First-Time Principles * Be accountable for checking fixtures and gauges, ensuring that they are in good working condition when required at the press. * Be accountable and responsible for ensuring any delays, impacts or concerns are effectively raised and communicated. * Ensure appropriate maintenance of plant, equipment and other facilities are undertaken when required. * Ensure correct movement of items around the plant; Movement of Finished Goods; WIP, Material, Scrap, all types of containers, in and around the Press Shop floor, ensuring no cross contamination of bins or stillages. * Delivery of daily production targets through effective planning and prioritisation of workload, materials, resources, re-assign employees and make necessary staffing changes as required. * To organise and manage the team by ensuring, materials, tooling, equipment and documentation are available on time and in full. * Contribute and support introduction of new products, equipment and processes in line with the principle’s continuous improvement and best practice. * Maintain a high level of tidiness and cleanliness at all times * Ensure that all team members immediately report any breakages, shortfalls, plant failure or quality concerns. * Be responsible for the reporting/escalation of issues including delays, breakages, short falls, accidents, injuries, plant failures, quality or other issues are addressed considering local regulations, and Company Policy. * Responsible for Health and Safety of Team * Develop team through mentoring, recognising potential, development of team skills and training in line with company standards. Preferred skills, qualifications & attributes: * Experience of working in a manufacturing environment (preferred). * Supervisory or management experience where productivity and performance measures are maintained and exceeded (Essential). * Proven people leadership skills that you can readily demonstrate * Great interpersonal, communication and influencing skills at all levels * MS Office proficiency. * Ability to create an agile cross functional workforce * Passion for engineering and desire to maintain and motivate that passion within the team. In return you will receive; * A competitive salary * Opportunity to work for a well-known family run company who are established in their field, who value their employees and offer great career opportunities This role is 37.5hrs a week, Monday to Friday on a shift basis of either 6.00am - 2.00pm or 2.00pm - 10.00pm and comes with a shift allowance. If you would like to know more about this position please get in touch today! Growth Recruitment are an equals opportunities employer working on behalf of a company


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