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Operations Team Leader

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    17 days ago

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​Recruit right are looking for an experienced Operations Team Leader to oversee production and take first line responsibility for people management.

They will report to the Business Unit Manager and coordinates with other shift leaders to avoid downtime and to meet production schedules. The role is based on a double days shift pattern, and site based.

The successful candidate will:

  • Supervise the activity of production operators

  • Interact with departmental managers to coordinate production requirements and staff scheduling

  • Complete tool changes and oversees the work of Tool Setters on shift

  • Work with leaders of other departments to ensure the seamless transition of material, parts, and product through to despatch

  • Maintain internal requirements regarding Health, Safety and Environment

  • Lead by example and line with the Freudenberg Guiding Principles and the Code of Conduct, while fostering a proactive work culture

Essential requirements:

  • Experience managing teams of production operators in a busy environment

  • Knowledge and experience of engineering principles such as fault finding, route cause analysis or similar

The following would be desirable but not essential:

  • Experience in rubber injection or compression moulding

  • Experience in a similar manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge or qualification in 5S and similar production improvement techniques

  • Qualification in Engineering or Manufacturing As well as joining a people focussed multi-national organisation,

The post holder will also receive access to our fantastic benefits package which includes the following: - Competitive salary - 29 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays - Westfield Health Cash Plan - Employee Assistance Programme - Defined contribution pension with up to 9% employer contribution - Free onsite parking

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From £14.95 per hour