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Group Leader

Randstad Engineering are currently looking for a Group Leader to work for their prestigious OEM in the West Midlands.

The purpose of this role is to be responsible for coaching and mentoring a team of Production Technicians, assisted by Lead Technicians, in order to achieve 'World Class' standards; the average team size = 20 to 30 Production Technicians.

You will also be responsible for achieving volume, quality and cost targets through the combined team effort of direct and indirect departments.

Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

* Plan and co-ordinate manufacturing operations within areas of responsibility.
* Monitor, control and maintain the quality level within the areas of responsibility to the Company quality standards ensuring that the customer (internal and external) is protected.
* Ensure that the department can function at all times in terms of labour, consumable materials and maintained equipment.
* Motivate, support and lead the team through coaching and mentoring.
* Control all waste in order to meet departmental budgets
* Enable the team to set work standards / processes, implement assignments / labour loading and achieve production targets.
* Facilitate the removal of non-value added work within the manufacturing team in line with company improvement processes
* Facilitate team measurement of performance in line with departmental measureables, enabling the team to work on problem resolution and customer protection
* Plan labour requirements and where necessary ensure procedures are followed to recruit labour.
* Facilitate training to develop team members and minimise impact of labour shortages.
* Audit all visual management in area of responsibility ensuring any corrective action plans are put in place
* Develop and implement robust problem containment and resolution
* Manage and resolve employee relations issues at a local level.
* Monitor team local budgetary spend on overtime, tooling and other consumable type items.

Qualification & Experience:

* Sound knowledge of a plant operating procedures to ISO9001, (or equivalent recognition).
* Proven ability of team development and team motivation. Able to work as an effective team member.
* Experience of 'lean Manufacturing' tools and techniques
* Good general PC applications knowledge - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
* Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to influence others.
* Enthusiastic and determined, highly self-motivated.

If this role is of interest; please click apply now.

Randstad CPE values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are more than happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary/contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment Business.