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Heat Treatment Nightshift Team Leader

  • Role Type
  • Full time

  • Location
  • Leamington Spa

  • Closing Date
  • 24/02/2023

Job Description

Job Description

Maintain timing and sequencing of production order operations in line with finite capacity scheduling wherever possible, and to ensure on time delivery to schedule and maximum utilization of resources

To ensure Ricardo’s Health & Safety, Environmental, Confidentiality and Quality policies are always adhered to in the Manufacturing area.

Review all risk assessments associated with their areas in line with Ricardo’s procedures and policies.

Manage the team members ensuring suitable flexibility to realize the dynamic requirements of the business, providing time and resources for training when and where required.

Maintain a standardised team information board including KPI’s, to proactively communicate and challenge the team members to achieve the performance targets of the business.

Carry out annual PDR’s with team members, providing support and direction to enable them to realize their maximum potential.

Ensure all maintenance and service issues are communicated effectively to the Manufacturing Maintenance Manager ensuring overall equipment effectiveness.

Ensure all setter / operators are suitably dressed in company clothing / PPE and keep their workstations and the immediate areas around the machines, clean, organized, and efficient at all times.

      Working closely with the Product Team and Manufacturing Engineering to maximise throughput, efficiency and quality levels, at minimal cost.

 The Candidate

To perform their role effectively, production team leaders are expected to have strong leadership skills, being able to listen, direct, advise, challenge, correct, motivate, and praise team members to achieve the performance targets of the business.

To engage with their teams to effectively communicate the requirements of the business, empowering team members to continuously and proactively improve machining methods and processes.

Required to have Heat Treatment / Engineering experience, be able to measure and analyze heat treated components, be fully conversant reading and interpreting engineering drawings.


Would be an advantage to have experience with vacuum and electric furnaces, and Stream finishing process.