Shift Leader

Forces Recruitment Services
£35k - 40k per year + Company Benefits
28 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Due to their continued growth, an international manufacturer is looking to strengthen its existing team by bringing in additional Shift Leader. You will receive a salary between £35,000 and £40,000 and is happy to work on a 3 week shift rotation. This opportunity comes with a Company Pension, Company Share Scheme, Full PPE, 25 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays. The Shift Leader will have the opportunity to be part of international forward thinking automotive manufacturer who has earned an unrivalled reputation for manufacturing making front and rear bumpers for the likes of BMW and JLR. They are constantly striving to achieve excellence, and are now expanding their teams and looking for a like-minded Shift Leader who have similar values, goals and aspirations for their future career. The successful Shift Leader, will effectively manage shift personnel and achieve planned output in line with key performance indicators for your department. Key Responsibilities: Ensure that production objectives and schedules are met in accordance with quality, cost, delivery, health, safety and environmental standards. Liaise with shift managers on outgoing and incoming shifts to identify and manage shift production and personnel issues. Deliver team briefings and seek feedback from employees on key issues to ensure understanding of the company’s and the department’s goals and plans. Manage the performance of shift personnel in accordance with the company’s performance management process in a fair and consistent way. Ensure that quality, cost, delivery, health, safety and environmental procedures are fully adhered to. Identify and eliminate the root causes of quality, cost, delivery, health, safety and environmental problems to prevent the recurrence of problems. Carry out appropriate risk assessments on activities within area of responsibility and put effective risk controls in place to ensure safe working. Report and investigate accidents and near misses, and take corrective action within agreed timeframes. Manage the induction and training of shift personnel to ensure that people have the ability to perform their roles to the required standard. The successful Shift Leader, will possess a sound knowledge of being a highly experienced Shift Leader, who will also have effective people management skills (induction, training, coaching, motivation, performance management, conflict resolution, attendance, return to work interviews, counselling, discipline). You will also have: Effective Health, safety and environmental management skills (risk assessment, risk management, accident reporting, accident investigation). Effective quality management skills (customer standards, quality procedures, product inspection, FMEA, mistake proofing, 8D problem solving, quality auditing). Effective continuous improvement skills (5S, 7 wastes, SMED). Effective communication skills (team briefing, shift reporting, assertiveness). Ability to work under pressure and to use own initiative. Literacy, numeracy and computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Strong attention span, a good eye for detail, manual dexterity. Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted. This job was originally posted as