Production Team Leader

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 31/08/2023

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.