Overview of the Zone Leader role -
Reporting to a Press Shift Manager, this role is responsible for the day to day smooth running of their area. Their role will involve managing their Team Members to ensure first level QCDP targets are achieved. This role should be looked upon as being the starting point for a production management career.
Key requirements of the Zone Leader role -Experienced manufacturing and production team leader who has exhibited rigour in their approach to Safety and Quality. Has been proactive and participated regularly in Problem Solving exercises. Able to demonstrate a professional approach to receiving and delivering trainingAble to lead by example in adherence to pre-defined systems of work with rigour and discipline - escalates issues where necessaryA good interdepartmental communicator that can solve issues systematically & objectively Ability to develop their team to maximise team performance and delivery through engagement, enforcement of systems and communications
Responsibilities of the Zone Leader role -Responsible for team's adherence to Safety requirements including PPE and Safe Systems of Work at all times. Handling any non complianceResponsible for team's adherence to Quality systems and standardised work. Handling any non complianceUnderstanding of performance against delivery plan at all times and dealing with issues that may/do cause downtimeResponsible for achieving production targets and ensuring blows and stroke rate targets are achieved at Cannock plantEnsure the completion of first off part conformance checks Responsible for adherence to die change standards and maintaining die change over times to the expected targetResponsible for adherence to 5S and housekeeping in own area and handling any non compliance from the teamConduct hand over briefings covering safety, KPI target adherence and general plant communicationAssignment of labour and duties for the shift at Cannock plantUpdating and presenting SQCD visual managementFirst level escalation of problems affecting or potentially affecting their area of responsibilityTraining and competence assessment of all manufacturing and production operators to 'U'level on all equipment and processes including MSA for defect detection to ensure full production operational flexibilityDevelopment of team with regards to Standardised Work, SMED activity and the zero pass of defective parts to the next processLiaise with support services to solve problemsActive participation in Continuous Improvement/ problem solving activitiesCarry out new starter inductions with all new workers to the area at start of first shift