Production Group Leader, Redditch

Posted By:Redditch Industrial Branch
Telephone:01527 68585

Job Summary

Reference: 252101560
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Redditch
Salary: 26000 - 27000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/18/2016

Job Description

There is an immediate requirement for a Manufacturing Group Leader to join a successful Worcestershire based automotive manufacturing company. The function of the role is to manage all personnel and process aspects of a fast paced production department of circa 15 operatives on a rotating early / late shift pattern.

Key responsibilities will include:

- Health and Safety, man-management and training of section personnel

- Coordinating production flow to achieve production schedules

- Ensuring quality standards are maintained

- Efficiency / productivity monitoring and improvement using Lean methodologies

- Effective shift changeovers.

An ideal candidate will have sound experience gained within a production / manufacturing / engineering environment. With the ability to demonstrate supervisory / leadership skills, applicants will be strongly motivated to take full ownership of a designated production area and plan and effectively manage workload and resources with a focus on both quality and productivity.

Candidates must have:

- Proven manufacturing / production experience gained within a multi skilled machine environment, or through previous skilled experience e.g. tool setting (automotive parts manufacture preferred but not essential).

- Established Supervisory / Leadership skills.

- NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) qualification in a relevant discipline.

- Experience of adhering to / managing recognised quality management systems (ISO 9001, TS16949).

- Strong planning skills.

- Lean manufacturing knowledge with specific understanding of 5S activities.

- Excellent communication skills, computer literacy and numeracy.

- Motivated and flexible approach.

- Ability to work a rotating shift pattern 06.00 - 14.00 / 14.00 - 22.00.

The position will report directly into the Operations Manager and will allow the successful candidate to demonstrate their ability to lead a team to achieve product output in terms of both quality and quantity.

The role will be based on a rotating shift pattern of 06.00 - 14.00 / 14.00 - 22.00 Monday - Friday, with an earlier finish on Fridays. Flexibility to undertake additional hours to support the needs of the business would be expected. In return a salary of 26000 - 27000 per annum is being offered (including shift allowance) based on skills and experiences for a permanent position with 32 days holiday and the ability to join a company pension scheme after a qualifying period.