Manufacturing Shift Team leader

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Manufacturing Shift Team Leader - Permanent - FMCG - Flint - exceptional opportunity to work closely with the Lead Team

Note - the shift are: 2 days 7am - 7pm + 2 nights 7pm - 7am (4 on 4 off) - please only read and apply for this opportunity if you can work these hours.

My client an innovative Manufacturer in Flint is looking to recruit a Team Leader to be accountable for all elements of performance on allocated lines / areas - people, safety, performance, quality, cost and customer service.

The key attributes and experience you will need to be successful in this role are:

The ability to work autonomously

Able to work as part of the Shift Leadership team as an effective team member

Has strength of character to challenge poor team behaviours and non-adherence to standards / policies in area

An ambassador for Manufacturing Excellence and continuous improvement

Ability to adapt to changing situations in a positive and flexible manner

Good oral and written communication skills with attention to detail and accuracy

2 years Supervisory/Leadership experience in a Production Team in an FMCG environment

5 years experience of process control and operational excellence

Your daily role and responsibilities will be:

* As part of the Shift Leadership Team, lead and motivate through communication, training, development and performance management

* Confirm and prioritise resource with the appropriate delegation to create and maintain a high performing production team with allocated area

* Development and support of their Operators through continual coaching, mentoring, observation and review, to create a team which is responsive, agile, efficient and capable, at all times

* Identify potential of colleagues and ensure development and succession plans are in place and maintained

* Manage attendance of their teams in accordance with the Attendance Management policy; conducting RTW interviews after all periods of absence and taking appropriate disciplinary action as required

* Identify, challenge and address any conduct which falls below our expected standards and / or does not meet our values up to and including action in line with the disciplinary policy

* Build professional relationships with key stakeholders to ensure co-operation and assistance in completion of work requirements, including but not restricted to Mixing, Quality, Maintenance, H&S and HR

* Ensure personal / sensitive data is processed in accordance with GDPR

* Promote the management of safety, delivering no lost time accidents, reducing the number of minor accidents and reporting of all incidents through a safety culture

* Accountable for ensuring all members of their team, including themselves perform tasks, and operate / use equipment/machinery only to the level of their training and competence in a safe manner

* 100% Completion of scheduled Safety observations, Shift GMP and safety start up audits.

* Full adherence of Health and Safety Procedures & Practices. Identify and report any conduct that breaches Health & Safety or does not fall within our company values, including all incidents and near misses

* Conduct safety investigations in a timely manner following H&S incident

* Responsible for ensuring the safety and welfare of all employees in an emergency evacuation situation

* Attend and participate in the Daily Operational review meetings, Shift Team meetings and briefs taking the lead in the absence of the Shift Operational Lead

* Active participation of SIC, ensuring performance paperwork is accurately completed throughout the shift in order to complete reports for continual improvements

* Awareness of manufacturing standards for each line and product type with allocated area and operate to them

* Working with the Shift Operational Lead review shift plans - determining, communicating and actioning plan changes to reduce over and under. Ensure that the relevant operators are made aware of any plan changes, potential material, specification, quality and changeover issues

* Conduct detailed end of shift handover with in coming Team Leader

* Accountable for all aspects of quality across the allocated areas

* Carry out process confirmation control checks in-line with Leader standard work

* Through process confirmation, ensure operators are adhering to product specification and correctly completing all production documentation

* Responsible for ensuring all line clearance and changeover activity is conducted to the correct standard and approval for line start up

* Ensuring a clean as you go policy is adhered to and team PPE is correctly worn at all times. Communicate / escalate to the Shift Operational Lead as appropriate

* Develop a culture which is cost aware, encouraging team members to challenge losses and waste across the shift

* Accountable for ensuring all line changeovers and sanitisations are completed on time to the correct standard to minimise downtime

* Ensure appropriate maintenance support is on hand to minimise downtime

* Maintain an open mind at all times to allow effective resolution of both short and long term issues whether basic or complex in their nature

* Develop a culture which is cost aware, encouraging team members to challenge losses and waste across the shift

* Develop professional relationships with internal and external customers to drive delivery and customer satisfaction

This is a great opportunity to join such a fat paced exciting business.

Apply today to find out more
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  • Negotiable
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  • CV-118284
  • Permanent
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