Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Production Team Leader


Job Description:

What we are looking for…


  • Run daily stand up meeting
  • Ensure all staff are operating in line with work to lists/schedules/backlogs
  • Assist where required in capacity planning
  • Actively manage output issues during holidays, sickness and unexpected delays to utilise people effectively. Identify risks and opportunities to Production Management
  • Ensure that production documentation and instructions are correctly recorded and kept up to date
  • Record/interpret output versus schedule. Take actions, provide feedback, or seek advice
  • Actively manage quality issues
  • Organise and motivate team members, to consistently deliver required KPIs.
  • Carry out informal discussions with employees in relation to performance, conduct, or attendance.

Health and Safety:

  • Ensure that Health and Safety protocols are written, maintained, and followed
  • Actively seek and report non-conformances to site procedures and safe working practices. If required, assist in the implementation of corrective/preventative actions within a timely manner.
  • Ensure that 5S audits for your area are conducted regularly and any issues raised are discussed with the Production manager and that any corrective/preventive actions are completed within a timely manner.
  • To assist where required with evaluating risk assessments and ensure that any corrective/preventive actions are completed within a timely manner.
  • Report defective, missing, or damaged equipment, especially equipment provided for personal safety, either for repair or replacement. Ensure defective/damaged equipment is taken out of production use.
  • Assist where required in Incident Investigation and ensure that resulting corrective/preventative actions are completed in a timely manner.


  • Ensure staff are following manufacturing procedures/quality procedures
  • Be proactive in continuous improvements
  • Be involved in creating and maintaining standard operating procedures
  • Identify and implement opportunities to reduce costs.

What we are looking for…

  • Considerable knowledge of working in a technical environment within a high-tech engineering/manufacturing company
  • Experience of leading small group activities to drive improvement ideas
  • Experience of assisting and developing (multi-skilled) people
  • Significant time spent in a precision assembly environment
  • Appreciation of precision mechanisms and their mechanical and electrical content
  • Extensive knowledge of product specifications and production standards.
  • Able to read & understand engineering drawings
  • Exceptional organizational and time management abilities, problem-solving skills and leadership skills.
  • Ideally familiar with full range of mechanical engineering materials, finishes and tolerances
  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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