Manufacturing Team Leader

  • Location

    Northampton, United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing, Motorsport

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  • Contact:

    Ida Iannone

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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We are seeking a hands on Manufacturing Team Leader to support this world renowned manufacturing business supplying into both the motorsport and aerospace industries

Manufacturing Team Leader Responsibilities:

  • Well versed in the operation of Machinery
  • Assign day to day tasks to operators.
  • Manage flow of product through manufacturing to minimise lead-time and maximise machine and people utilisation.
  • Operate machine tools work stations.
  • Support shop floor personnel with problem solving (e.g. tooling, fixtures, CMM etc).
  • Ensure TPM is carried out.
  • Liaise with MTR and Support with repairs.
  • Provide production and down time information to management team
  • Champion a culture of process improvement across the team.
  • Ensure conformance to Quality Management System.
  • Embed 5S working practices.
  • Identify and implement cycle and process time reductions.
  • Identify and action training needs to create a multi-skilled workforce
  • Ensure all production paperwork is maintained, and supporting documents are generated.

Manufacturing Team Leader Skills & Experience

  • Leadership experience in a precision manufacturing environment.
  • Competent broad range of mechanical engineering and manufacturing skills.
  • Basic numerical and computer skills.
  • Change oriented and keen to promote forward thinking.
  • Effective team building skills.
  • Effective communicator both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Customer focused both internal and external.
  • Automotive engineering experience/background would be highly advantageous

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