Team Leader

Posted 3 months ago by MET UK LTD
Location Dudley, West Midlands Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £8.50 - £10 per hour + based on experience Sector Automotive

Team Leader



Circa £8.50 - £10.00 per hour based on experience

Our client based within the Dudley area is looking for several Team leaders to join their team. The role of the Team Leader will be to Support the Production Management by ensuring effective management of employees, materials, quality and other resources.

  • Liaise closely with Production Management to facilitate the co-ordination of production planning/manufacturing targets.
  • Ensure Key Operators, within areas of responsibility, are performing their duties in line with the Key Operator Job Description
  • Ensure Working Key Operatives are recording all relevant data(production/scrap/OEE) relating to manufacturing in accordance with current systems
  • Allocation of workloads and relocation of duties and employees as required, in order to maximize efficiency within the teams and areas of responsibility
  • Accountable for customer quality as well as internal quality issues
  • Ensure all employees are adequately trained: maintain and update Training Matrix to include all employees, temporary and permanent and ensure that adequate job rotation and multi-skilling of operatives is maintained
  • Responsible for TPM's in relation to production line equipment
  • Correct usage and availability of hand tools in the area of the line as required
  • Maintain safe working practices in compliance with Health & Safety regulations and conduct regular housekeeping audits. Instigate housekeeping as an integral part of employees' working day. Ensure and enforce the wearing of relevant PPE
  • Ensure excellent communication within the team by regular team briefs, update notice boards including the update of KPI's
  • Oversee consumables and budget control within areas of responsibility
  • Manage absence, lateness and holidays ensuring correct data is kept for use by HR, payroll and performance management
  • Assist Manufacturing Management in ensuring, where required, the disciplinary procedure is adhered to
  • Improves efficiency of his/her Area by analysing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout
  • Provides information to Production Unit Leader by calculating production, labour, reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements of labour, prepares process reports by collecting, analysing, and summarising information and trends
  • Keeps equipment operational by coordinating maintenance and repair services; following manufacturer's instructions and established procedures
  • Responsible for introducing changes on his/her Area (layout/cycle time/Engineering changes)
  • Ensure compliance with TS/IATF16949 and ISO14001 policies

Skills and Qualifications

  • 2 years supervisory experience within a manufacturing role, preferably automotive
  • Good general education
  • NVQ 3 - Technical Supervision Level 3
  • Experience of a Just in Time manufacturing environment
  • Experience of First Tier Supply to major OEM
  • Good IT skills and general knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Proactive management approach but must have the ability to make decisions

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MET Recruitment was established in 2008 and is an independent privately owned company based in the West Midlands, our focus is mainly upon recruitment within the West Midlands region however we hav...

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