Production Team Leader

Recruiter
The Millboard Company Ltd
Location
Coventry
Salary
Up to £28,500
Posted
01 Sep 2017
Closes
23 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Production Team Leader

The Millboard Company Ltd is the leading manufacturer of premium wood-free outdoor flooring. The company employs over 100 people based in Warwickshire and proudly designs and manufactures in Great Britain. Recognised as the leading brand for wood-free alternatives in the UK, Millboard is a unique, wood-free alternative to composite and timber decking manufactured from a unique polyurethane resin blend. In 2015 The Millboard Company Ltd was awarded the accolade of one of the best 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain by the London Stock Exchange. In addition to this, we have just been placed in the Top 50 fastest growing companies in Coventry & Warwickshire according to the BDO's Growth Barometer.

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Production Team Leader with manufacturing experience to take a lead role in supervising production duties and demonstrating a hands on approach whilst also ensuring safe working practices are maintained at all times.

Responsibilities

- Working with the Production Supervisors in motivating and directing the company's work force
- Supervising the manufacturing process
- Defect/quality checks and reporting
- Adhering to promote best practice in accordance with health and safety and quality procedures
- Managing workload to meet production requirements while achieving cost time and quality requirement's
- Taking ownership of activity levels within the works
- Liaison and working with other support functions to ensure a co-ordinated team approach
- A flexible approach to working hours including working overtime and or shift work when required and attending courses or training that are done outside of normal working hours
- And any other duties as required to be carried out by the management

Person Specification

- Previous hands on experience within a manufacturing/production environment
- Previous experience within a line management capacity
- ILM Level 2 preferred
- Experience or exposure to 5S principles
- Green belt six sigma certified preferred
- Experience of a high volume, fast paced environment
- Ability to lead and make decisions
- Ability to support and develop a team to achieve results
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to persuade and influence at all levels
- Ability to analyse and report data effectively
- Excellent planning and organisation skills
- Ability to adapt and respond to change
- Able to demonstrate ability to achieve objectives and exceed expectations
- Applicants must have a full UK driving licence

Rewards & Benefits

- Up to £28,500 Basic Salary
- Paid Overtime
- 6 weeks holiday
- Pension
- Employee Assistance Programme

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

Note to applicants - Once we have received your completed application, this will be reviewed against set criteria for the role. Due to the volume of applications received, if you do not hear back after 2 weeks please assume on this occasion that unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.