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Production Team Leader

Southampton, Hampshire
Job Type
14 Oct 2021
Production Team Leader - LATE SHIFT 15:15-23:15

Production Team Leader required on a full time, permanent basis on behalf of our client who are based on the outskirts of Southampton. The purpose of this role is to improve operational efficiency and optimize team working. Responsible for H&S, Quality and On-Time Delivery of production in the assigned area and team. This role is working the late shift between the hours of 15:15-23:15.

Role responsibilities:

As well as the role of Team Leader you will be expected to actively carry out Technician responsibilities by contributing to production of parts and assemblies as required.
Maintain manufacturing facility housekeeping to ensure high levels of 6S and Cleanliness
Ensure that all Health and Safety policies are followed and report any concerns to the Production Supervisor.
Support all Health & Safety activities - including Risk Assessment and Laser Safety Requirements.
Supervise technicians ensuring smooth running of production processes.
Perform return to work interviews.
Undertake regular performance appraisals and 1-1's with your Team members.
Support recruitment and interviews for new team roles
Daily - Start & end day status review with Production Planner & Team Leaders
Weekly - Production Reviews with Operations Leadership Team
Assist the Production Planner with scheduling and organizing manufacturing team in assigned area
Manage team development by organising internal training & ensuring training records are maintained.
Highlight any relevant external training required to the Production Supervisor and HR Manager
Review key performance metrics with your Team members; and report results through weekly production meetings and monthly review.
Monitor yields and first time reject rates with Quality team and lead action to reduce defects.
Optimise equipment utilisation & work patterns to increase productivity.
Report all technical issues to the Operations and Engineering teams to enable their support.
Identify & propose projects to improve quality & efficiency and reduce waste, cost and cycle times.Essential requirements:

Relevant knowledge and experience of manufacturing in similar or relevant industry
Relevant experience as part of a manufacturing team in a cleanroom environment
Excellent attention to detail
Flexible in terms of changing work procedures, varying tasks and completing requested overtime if necessary
Assertiveness & diplomacy
Non-smoker/vaper (even socially)Desirable requirements:

Previous supervisory experience in a cleanroom environment (highly desirable)
Previous experience in laser/optics manufacturing
Completion of supervisory training course
Ability to produce reports in a timely manner
IOSH Health & Safety course
Experience with SAP or similar MRP systemThis is a full time, permanent position for someone who is happy to work the late shift between 15:15-23:15.

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency
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  • Job Reference: 397072459-2
  • Date Posted: 14 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Carbon 60
    Carbon 60
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Salary: £33,040
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent