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Production Team Leader

Ref no. BHN551809
Location Shoreham-By-Sea, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

A market leading automotive consultancy is looking for a Production Team Leader to work with a fast paced team to produce high performance engines.

Key skills required for this role

Manufacturing; Automotive; Production


Manufacturing; Automotive; Production

Job description

Key Responsibilities:

  • To manage the daily production in the engine test area.
  • Always follow safe working practices and ensure other team members to do the same, including correct use of PPE. Submit incident reports and improvement suggestions in line with company systems.
  • Complete the daily manning board and inform team members the daily production requirements.
  • Oversee completion of Pre-shift checks, TPM's & 5'S during & before shift end
  • Plan and implement team member training and associated records to maintain versatility and team development.
  • Respond to Andon calls and take appropriate actions to correct/manage problems, reporting status and issues in line with the Production Escalation procedure.
  • Ensure team members are following standardised work procedures.
  • Monitor stock of Kanban and raise shortages to relevant parties.
  • Support Group Leader by covering some delegated tasks as required due to absence.
  • Complete accurate daily OEE records and being able to deliver shift summary to key personnel
  • Ensure all relevant build and quality records are completed & Intelex is updated during the shift.
  • Support continuous improvement and problem-solving activities with relevant production knowledge
  • Support NPI activities, including Team Member training and feedback on readiness and suitability of new or modified facilities and processes.

Person requirements:

  • Clear demonstration of management and leadership skills, able to lead by example with some experience in coaching others
  • Experienced manufacturing team member (engine assembly experience preferred but not essential).
  • Proven leader with strong interpersonal skills. Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organisation and to representatives of support functions
  • Comfortable working in a production environment, under pressure to maintain delivery plans

Qualifications, Training, Knowledge, and Experience expected:

  • Automotive assembly experience an advantage.
  • Good working knowledge of lean manufacturing systems and techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience of delivering production targets.
  • Shift work.

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