Production Team Leader (Manufacturing)

  • Job Reference: 00002367-1
  • Date Posted: 2 October 2019
  • Recruiter: Genesis Employment Services Ltd
  • Location: Aldermans Green, Coventry
  • Salary: £11.21 to £12.12 Per Hour
  • Sector: Building & Construction, Manufacturing Operations, Warehousing, Management, Supervisor, Team Leader
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Shannan Teesdale
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 02476 553553

Job Description

The Role:

To immediate supervise and train a team of up to 15 employees in their production activities to:

  • Achieve agreed output targets within set safety and quality standards
  • Ensure all customers receive their orders on time and in full, within cost plans
  • Organise production operators on a daily basis to manufacture and complete all of the Sales orders
  • Ensuring all Production operators are working to the correct quality standards
  • Deputise for the Production Supervisor

Your Experience:

  • Considerable manufacturing experience with Previous Leadership Experience
  • Practical hands on approach to problem solving with Experience of working to production targets
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing and 5S & COSHH Regulations
  • Understanding of production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and rework
  • Able to work as part of a team & train trainee operators
  • Good understanding of customer deliverables and impact of failure/cost of poor quality
  • Strong organisation skills and a high level of attention to detail
  • Be both professional and structured in approach
  • Have a high level of commitment, flexibility and a willingness to learn

The Job/Responsibilities:

  • To oversee Key process within a production section: Take Off & Inspection - Deliver neatly presented stacks of correctly-labelled and quality-checked product to the Goods-Out team. 

            Rework & Packaging – To organise the repair and/or cut
            the correct internal dimensions and deliver to the Goods-Out team        

  • In conjunction with the Production Supervisor, ensure compliance with Company EHS & Housekeeping policies and standards
  • Quality Control, Compliance and continual Improvements
  • Communication to production operatives of performance and departmental issues
  • Ensure production capability are met day to day with minimum wastage and efficient labour utilisation.
  • To assist in development and training to all operators.
  • Resolve day to day production issues in timely fashion to minimise lost production.
  • Ensure material & tooling transactions are correctly documented in production areas.
  • Use systems and processes in place to manufacture to standards and to control production operators.
  • Deliver training and development against plans for employees to ensure that all necessary skills are available to meet foreseeable needs of department plan.
  • Ensure effective communications both verbal and written to and between all departments and all levels


  • Temp to Perm Position; £11.31ph rising to £12.12 after 12 weeks.
  • 39 hours per week (between the hours of 7am and 7pm