Team Leader

Edwards & Pearce
£23500 - £25734 per annum + Inc Shift Allowance
31 Jul 2017
26 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Team Leader
Salary: £23,500 - £25,734 depending on experience (inclusive of shift allowance)
Location: Coventry

My client is currently looking for a Team Leader for their site in Coventry. My client are the largest processor, distributor, installer and repairer of glass and glazing systems in the UK and are part of a global group which has an overall turnover of circa £35bn, employing over 190,000 staff and operating from over 200 locations across 27 countries giving them access to a wealth of expertise relating to glass and the broader building fabric.

-To organise and support a small team to achieve optimum production performance and ensure all current and future systems and standards are realised and maintained. It covers all site operational activities; aims to achieve agreed output targets, within set safety and quality standards to ensure customers receive their orders on time and in full.
-Reporting to the Process Manager, this role is critical to the overall production team success as well as the department's continuous improvement and cost reduction agenda.
-Along with the Site, Production and Process Managers, ensure manufacturing capability develops in line with business plans and drive improvements in Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS), Quality & Productivity, moving the site towards zero harm.
-The Team Leader will take full responsibility for staff designated to his/her area in consultation with the Process Manager. Deputise for the Process Manager, as required.
-Direct reports up to 10 Shop Floor, plus Agency Workers. This may fluctuate at times due to business activity.
-Responsible for achieving KPI targets (Productivity/Glass Loss/Quality) as agreed; working with the Maintenance Engineer to restore and maintain equipment to a level of 'as new' in order to ensure highest possible unit quality
-Principal Accountabilities will include but not be limited to; environment, health and safety, quality, team leadership and performance / sustainable leadership

Specific Work Experience required in order to fulfil the role:
-Experience of manufacturing / production environment within supervisory roles in similar fast moving and high depend environments
-Ensure effective communications both verbal and written to and between all shifts and all levels.
-Exposure to implementing continuous improvement projects / cultural change
-Good all round knowledge of the process flow and systems of work that will enable cover to be provided in other areas when required.
-Committed to achieving high personal and professional standards and strong analytical skills
-Strong quality and customer service focus
-People management experience; attaining and maintaining positive employee relations and morale
-Proven experience of leading and developing teams
-Glass Production experience would also be advantageous
-Ability to deputise for Process Manager
-Good levels of numeracy, literacy and IT Skills would be required.
The following would also be advantageous:
-Manufacturing or business discipline
-Management / Leadership qualifications
-Health & Safety (IOSH Certificate or similar is desirable)
-Quality management system experience
-£23,500 - £25,734 depending on experience (inclusive of shift allowance)
-Up to 4% matched pension contribution
-25 days paid holiday +Bank holidays
-Life Assurance cover, at no cost to you. From your first day of employment, you are covered for 2 x your Pensionable Earnings

If you would like to apply for this role please forward your CV preferably in Microsoft Word format to us including your full postal address and contact telephone numbers.

*Edwards & Pearce is a professional recruitment consultancy with 11 specialist divisions managed by experts in their own area of recruitment
*Established in 1998
*Employ approx 30 staff
*2 offices in Doncaster & Hull
*Edwards & Pearce operates according to a strict ethical code and aims to offer both candidates and clients the highest levels of professionalism and customer service.
*Edwards & Pearce has an enviable client base including plc's, blue chip organisations and SME's , global FMCG manufacturing, the public sector, charities and the Big 4 accountancy firms achieving preferred supplier status with many clients
*From the 2 offices based in Yorkshire, Edwards & Pearce successfully recruit for not only local, regional and national clients but has also undertaken and filled international assignments.

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