Production Shift Leader

Production Shift Leader

Job Title: Production Shift Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Salary: Up to £25000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH6772_1567173058
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 30, 2019 14:50

Job Description


£25,000 per annum + Shift allowance



A fantastic opportunity has arisen for experienced Production Team Leader to join the team at a manufacturing company at their site in Chesterfield.

The key objections of the Production Team Leader is to ensure that production operators are carrying out their allocated tasks properly and with the utmost regard for quality and health & safety;

To participate in the process of continuous improvement led by the Production Management Team.

The Role: The role of a Production Team Leader will involve:

  • Ensure prompt start-up of shift production, with production operators allocated to jobs as determined by Senior Team Leader.
  • Ensure that production operators understand their respective responsibilities and the requirements of the process being worked. including specific quality, sampling, health & safety and packaging requirements.
  • Supervise break times and ensure they are staggered appropriately so that plant utilisation is maximised throughout the shift.
  • Ensure that all clean-down processes are carried out strictly in accordance with clean down safety points and procedures.
  • React to breakdowns and problems identified by production operators. Determine whether issue can be resolved (referring to Senior Team Leader during normal office hours). Whether resolved or not, document the issue and outcome.
  • Ensure that each plant's throughput is logged onto the production board at the end of each shift. Check that production throughput is within 10% of the standard rate for each (above or below). and discuss possible reasons with production operator if not for subsequent discussion with Senior Team Leader.
  • Be responsible for the high level of cleanliness and tidiness throughout the workshop, rest room and kitchen area.
  • Participate fully in weekly production meetings run by Senior Team Leader/Production Manager.

The Person: To be successful you must have all of the following:

  • Previous experience working in a fast-paced, high pressured manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience of managing a team
  • Good work ethic
  • knowledge of Health & Safety/ quality procedures
  • Food/ Chemical/ Process or manufacturing background preferred.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing business with opportunity for progression.

Interviews will be taking place over the next week, click 'APPLY' today!!

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