Shift Leader

CoreTalent Recruitment
£35k - £40k pa
08 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Shift Leader - Automotive



We are looking for a determined and focused Automotive Shift Leader to lead and drive performance at their established site based in Birmingham.

The Role

- Ensure a safe working environment is maintained and safe working practices are adhered to.

- Investigate thoroughly any accidents and report accordingly.

- Ensure team leaders optimise process flows to ensure maximum output.

- Manage the effective co-ordination and utilisation of labour on the shift.

- Participate in and lead continuous improvement initiatives.

- Audit quality and production procedures ensuring they are followed effectively.

- Ensure 5S principles have clear ownership within the shift.

- Develop and implement training programs for team leaders and operators.

- Implement effective actions against audit failures.

The Person

- Will be an accomplished Production Shift Manager with experience in the automotive industry

- At least 4 years experience motivating and engaging a team in a fast moving automotive industry to perform at top capacity and create a pulsating team atmosphere is desired

- Previous experience using lean, streamlined manufacturing methods is crucial

- Able to work independently using inventiveness and initiative

- Strong Communication Skills

The Company

Our client is a leading automotive 1st Tier organisation enjoying a period of expansion and growth.