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Production Team Leader


My client is a market leading manufacturer of technology for defence applications.

Due to continued and sustained growth they are currently looking to add a Production Team Leader to the team on a permanent basis.

The successful applicant will have extensive experience in leading complex manufacturing activities within a safety critical environment.

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the products you must be able to obtain SC Clearance.

Role Description
-You will be responsible for the management of a manufacturing team.

You will organise, motivate and lead an integrated team to meet the relevant project programmes to time, cost and quality.
-Lead, develop and manage the team to deliver hardware of planned and budgeted standards to quality, time and cost.
-Manage day to day deployment of resources and facilities to achieve programme needs
-Conduct and support forward planning reviews
-Establish and maintain good housekeeping practices that will ensure a safe working environment that is consistent with all -Health and Safety at Work and COSHH requirements.
-Contribute to the Defect Management Process including the completion of all functional audit commitments.
-Promote and maintain effective working relationships with the trade unions
-Proactive stimulation and contribution to continuous improvement activities in line with manufacturing best practice
-Identify operational risks and opportunities in line with project expectations.

Qualifications / Experience
-The successful applicant should ideally be educated to HNC/HND level and/or be able demonstrate significant manufacturing experience
-Proven man management and leadership experience
-Strong communication and motivational skills
-Ability to make difficult decisions
-Influencing skills
-Planning and organising skills

Commutable from:
Bolton, Bury, Wigan, Manchester, Blackburn, Warrington, Burnley, Huddersfield, Stockport

Key Words:
Manufacture, Production, Manager, Leader, Lead, Team, Team Leader, Defence, Electronic, Mechanical, Manufacturing, COSHH, Complex, Assembly,

For more information or to apply please contact;
Paul Randall 02392322385

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