Production Line Leader

Salary: £35K
Sector: Production/Operations
Location: North East England
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Reporting to the Production Manager, your responsibility as line lead for the area responsible for people, plant, product and process delivery against clearly defined role outputs, with a specific responsibility for developing, managing and leading a manufacturing team of Team Members, Advanced Team Members, and Technical Engineering Coordinators.



Some of your key responsibilities will include:

•Part of a leadership team of three compromising Line Lead, Process Lead and Maintenance Lead

•Key lead in the Daily Direction Setting with a loss focused approach to the plan of the day.

•Take personal responsibility for health, safety and environment
•Ensure compliance with everyday Quality processes delivering Right First Time Production
•Accept responsibility and take ownership of problems, seeing change as an opportunity 

•Delegate, empower and motivate people to achieve goals




Essential skills, knowledge and experience: 

•Proven track record in delivering against production and manufacturing KPIs/SLAs
•Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and Six Sigma is desirable
•Current work experience in the Food industry would be desirable

•From a lean manufacturing background also desirable

•Experience at a supervisory/leadership level

•Flexibility for shift working patterns and extended cover shifts

•Strong communication and motivational skills

•Proven knowledge of setting team and individual objectives, KPIs and employee development

•Customer focused and able to meet internal/external requirements
Meet your consultant
Matt Steedman
matt@drnewitt.com

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