Team Leader – Production

  • Reference: Team Leader - Production
  • Closing Date: 22/01/2024
  • Type: Jobs

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Proactive management and Resource Planning of the Production Operative team to meet the hourly / daily targets.
  • Ensuring that all products produced meet the company quality criteria by driving a “right first time” approach within their team.
  • Ensuring all documentation and reports are completed accurately and correctly with concise data, meeting the prescribed company standards.
  • To apply strong leadership, sound judgement and drive continuous improvement to optimise the team performance and ensure product quality compliance.
  • Provide competent and reliable information to team members and colleagues to ensure best practice is followed and that the highest standard of product is produced.
  • To be accountable for delivery of exceptional operational results and improvements for the department and the business.
  • Ensure the Operatives are trained according to their role and competency assessed to the required standard.
  • Maintain operatives training records in line with company standards, procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Operator performance monitoring and recommendation of corrective action where required.
  • Maintain key relationships and communication with QA, Production Control, Engineering and Other Production Teams (including Stores).
  • Effective and concise communication at all levels both verbally and on any written documentation e.g. shift handovers.
  • Creation and update of Welland Work Instructions (standard operating procedures).
  • As part of an NCR and/or CAPA team the Team Leader will assist any investigations and validation works ensuring effective corrective and preventative actions are implemented.
  • Ensuring that a safe and clean work environment is maintained on the shop floor.
  • Ensuring that all employees and agency temps are compliant with all Health & Safety Regulations, company policies and procedures at all times.


People Management 

  • Manage the team in line with Company Procedures and Policies and guidance from HR i.e. absence management.
  • Ongoing development of the team with regular communication on their performance through regular 121’s and completion of the PDR process.
  • Working with HR to review any training requirements that will ensure continuous development.
  • Inspire and motivate team members to ensure company and team objectives are met.
  • Drive team motivation and employee engagement.
  • Managing team members’ holidays to ensure no negative effect on Production.