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Production Team Leader - Swindon

£22,000 - £24,000 per annum - Full Time - Warehouse
Ref: 318 Date Posted: Monday 29 Jul 2019
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Days: Monday - Friday

Hours: 39 per week. 

Pay rate: £22,000 - £24,000 DOE

Role Definition:

Responsible for the day to day management of an area with the production line and ensure that all seats are produced to the highest standards for our customer. 

Key Tasks:

  • Daily and weekly reporting to the Production Management Team
  • Effective liaison with support departments
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are being followed at all times
  • Day to day management of a team of associates
  • Control of core and agency staff absence and to ensure all return to work paperwork is completed
  • Management of line-side training
  • Ensure all associates adhere to Operating Standards and 5s is maintained
  • Adaption of workloads to meet specific Takt times and customer requirements
  • Delivery of start of shift communications and completion of start of shift pre-checks
  • Update all relevant information on the round by round boards
  • Follow correct escalation process for downtime events
  • Complete all relevant paperwork within set deadlines
  • Continuously look to improve processes, environmental and Health & Safety targets

Experience required:

  • Previous people management experience
  • A positive, hands-on approach
  • Awareness of "Lean" principles and problem solving
  • Competent in Microsoft Office Suite 2003+ specifically Word and Excel (PowerPoint desirable)
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Exceptional high level of accuracy
  • Conscientious and reliable
  • Previous manufacturing experience is highly desirable


  • Salary £22,000 to £24,000 DOE
  • 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
  • 39 hours per week
  • 23 days paid holiday increasing by one day for each year of service (up to a maximum of 27 days).
  • All applicants must to be flexible as shift times or additional hours requirements can change due to business needs