Production Team Leader

Production Team Leader

Job Title: Production Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent, England
Salary: Up to £39275 per annum
Reference: 14680/001_1518195166
Contact Name: Harriet Crawford
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 09, 2018 16:52

Job Description



£39,275 per annum


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Production Team Leader to join a large global manufacturer at their impressive site in Kent.

Key responsibilities of Production Team Leader:

  • Line management
  • Responsible for ensuring the safe running of the calcination operation and associated manufacturing procedures.
  • Ensures that the 'kettle' is operated at optimal levels at all times.
  • Equipment adjusted to produce Stucco to quality targets at all times.
  • Direct involvement in training opportunities to develop self and plant knowledge.
  • Effective handover of plant to ensure all issues that may affect the purpose of operation are communicated clearly between shifts.
  • Efficient identification of equipment problems to prevent operational failure, pursuing timely preventive action to ensure efficient plant performance.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to meet and exceed targets set. Acts and communicates in a way that will encourage other team members to succeed in meeting targets set.
  • Contribute to the introduction and development of an effective maintenance schedule to timely identify faults and prevent unplanned plant failure.
  • Pro-active approach to support other team members in the execution of their duties.
  • The development of positive straight talking relationships with all team members, direct reports and the wider site team.

Key requirements of a Production Team Leader:

  • GCSE -Minimum Grade C in Maths & English or equivalent qualification
  • Previous experience within continuous and batch manufacturing environments is essential
  • Previous experience leading in a process manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of quality procedure
  • Knowledge of plant operation procedure
  • Knowledge of safety procedure
  • Basic understanding of preventative maintenance and general understanding of mechanical & Electrical
  • Ability to carry out basic mechanical activities to allow the inspection & maintenance of plant

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.