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    Team Leader

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Team Leader
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 02/01/2019
  • Job reference: 37120_1546440704

Manufacturing Team Leader - Blackpool

Due to expansion A leading manufacturing company based in Blackpool are currently seeking a Team Leader

This is a 'team lead' role which focuses on production streams to ensure each product run attains the required quality standards within specific timeframes, supporting the required process for the product, and the relevant HSE requirements. Through continual assessment of their team's productivity and workload, the TL will ensure all orders are presented for packing with nil issue. Through your excellent communication skills, you will ensure your team works cohesively to ensure all orders are completed, issues and anomalies are addressed with the relevant departments in line with Company Values and Competencies. Success in this role will primarily measure on your achievement and attainment of department KPIs.

Person Specification

Confident and self-aware with the ability to communicate professionally

Management of employees

Able to positively influence

Able to maintain performance in stressful and challenging circumstances

Able to build and sustain long-term professional relationships both internally and externally

Able to identify and develop solutions to meet customer needs

Produce high quality work ensuring all recording on systems, MI and administration is accurate

Effective organisation to ensure priorities, goals and deadlines are met and detailed work plan is produced for the department and team members

Works proactively to ensure health and safety, quality, process and customer satisfaction are not negatively affected.

Role Responsibility

To support and manage your team to ensure allocated work is duly completed in timely manner to a high standard and all team members are productive.

To address areas where production is inefficient, understand the cause and effect of such inefficiencies and seek solutions independently or with assistance from Print Operations Manager, HR or planning department.

To assess efficiency's of machines within your department raising any maintenance issues via the Maintenance Process, be active in identifying and confirming timelines for resolution.

Complete all employee administration in relation to reviews during probationary periods and annual reviews.

Report any lateness and sickness to planning department so relevant systems can be updated

Carry out any RTW interviews with team members as soon as they return to the business after any absences other than holidays.

Attend daily production meetings on time and prepared as required.

Provide relevant information to the Print Operations Manager and your colleagues during these meetings with the use of the relevant Management reports - paying particular attention to No fail and reprint orders.

Complete High5 meetings with department as early as possible in shift detailing number of orders, quality issues and any other relevant information needed and report back at production meeting. Maintain your Category Noticeboard weekly to ensure all the information presented is accurate and your High5 briefing is contained on the board.

Assist your team should any issues arise during the print process - screen, plate or ink issues - offer solution to problems as they arise.

To manage allocated workflow which ensures all machines are utilised effectively and production is not adversely affected, where issues arise work closely with planning team to resolve.

Complete all daily safety checks on all machines in your area and advise maintenance of issues, escalate issues if they are not addressed within the 24 hour SLA.

Ensure your team wear correct uniform for their roles and observe all HSE and Company requirements whilst on their shift and address any anomalies immediately. Ensure any replacements are requested from H&S department.

Assist in the training of all team in your category. Complete all induction duties and ensure understanding of output, unit rules, regulations, quality and safety are provided to new team members through their induction and probationary reviews

Ensure you manage the timekeeping of you and your team to provide you with the ability to run a timely and productive shift, with clearly managed breaks

Identifying the training needs of team and implementing any such training requirements

Efficient balancing of materials required for production, mitigating stock-outs and over-stocks

Work closely with Planning to ensure you raise any queries you have in regard to your team's ability to fulfil the order requirements and ensure that jobs to be carried to another shift are authorised and plans are revised accordingly.

Update and review bin contents weekly- advising any changes required to relevant department to ensure no stock shortages

Attend interviews with HR for vacancies within your category area

This is a full time permanent position working Monday to Friday on a rotating shift of 6am till 2pm and 2pm till 10pm.

Salary is negotiable from £18-£21k PA

If you have previous experience and are looking for a new challenge, then please get in touch today. Apply now with your CV and someone will call you to discuss the role in more detail.

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