Team Leader

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£30k - £30k Annual
Job Overview: On behalf of our client, a successful injection moulding and extrusion manufacturer, we are seeking to appoint a Team Leader to join their team.

Overview: As a Team Leader you will be required to oversee a team of Operators and Setter/Technicians taking full responsibility to ensure production plans are adhered to allowing the smooth running of production while also ensuring individual and team KPI’s are met. As a Team Leader you will be required to undertake appraisal’s, attendance and back to work meetings, while also identifying and implementing and company’s best practice, ensuring Health and Safety policies are adhered to at all times.

This is an excellent opportunity to secure a position with a secure and stable company who can offer both job satisfaction and stability.


* Coordinate department activities and special projects to ensure quality and meet timetables

* Evaluate department processes. Recommend and coordinate needed changes based on process analysis.

* Direct staff in the development, analysis and preparation of reports

* Supervise staff in accordance with company policies and procedures

* Assist staff to resolve complex or out of policy operation problems

* Conduct interviews, hire new staff, and provide employee orientation

* Coach and provide career development advice to staff

* Establish employee goals and conduct employee performance reviews

* Responsible for staff scheduling to include: work assignments/rotations, employee training, employee holidays, employee breaks, overtime assignment, cover for absent employees and shift rotations.

* Schedule and conduct staff meetings.

* Responsible to meet department productivity and quality goals

* Communicate with other Supervisors and Managers

* Serve on committees and teams as department representative

* Be open and pro-active to change in the best interests of the company’s overall business development

* Participate in and support the implementation of the company-wide quality systems and ensuring that staff working for the department work within the quality standards.

* Work in conjunction with the Operations Directors and Department heads to ensure & safety compliance.

* Continuously work at development of own skills and knowledge in line with H&S standards.

* Act as a medium for effective knowledge transfer between all parties, both internal and external. This will include the sharing of technical knowledge and experience, within the position held.

* Contribute to the enhancement of the company’s quality standards and the general work environment. This will include identification and recommendation of improved methods of working to aid everyone in the organisation.

* Ensure compliance with Health and Safety responsibilities as set out in the Company Health and Safety handbook.

Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications;

* Supervisor experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

* Good planning and organisation skills

* Good communication skills

Key Words: “Production Planner”, “Production Supervisor”, “Injection moulding”, “Production Leader”, “Shift Manager”, “Shift Leader”, “Team Leader”, “Setter Superisor”


Due to the sheer volume of applications we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore if you have not heard from us within 10 working days please deem your application as unsuccessful. Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK


Technical Engineering & Manufacturing Recruitment Specialist – Plastics & Packaging

“Sierra 57 Consult Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. In compliance with the new regulations (April 2004) in place under the Employment Agencies Act, Sierra 57 Consult Ltd will require proof of identification. A current copy of a passport, driving license, ID card or NI card will be required as part of the registration process. Email and faxed copies are acceptable”.

Sierra57 has been designed to project manage the mechanics of all aspects concerning the recruitment processes, implementing a simple and succinct method for targeting and introducing bona fide and skilled candidates to reputable clients and potential employers.

If this advertised position does not interest you, please consider our other opportunities by sending your updated CV outlining your achievements and your personal requisites, ie salary, location, job roles

Reference: 210197902

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