production team leader - weekends in sudbury

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sudbury, suffolk
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Are you an experienced team manager? Can you drive quality in a manufacturing environment? Can you maintain safe working practices whilst still mindful of production targets?

If the answer is "yes", then we may have just the job for you.

Philips are looking for experienced Team Leaders to supervise a small team working on a production line that uses injection moulding to manufacture infant-feeding equipment.

Ideally, you will understand quality specifications and have a production background that covers Health & Safety, Quality and Manufacturing Processes.

You will be able to make independent decisions and take responsibility for your section.

In addition to a competitive salary, you will also receive a shift allowance as this role works from Friday to Sunday on a rotating shift from 06:00 to 18:00, and 18:00 to 06:00.

Week 1 - Friday 06:00-18:00, Saturday 06:00-18:00, Sunday 06:00-18:00

Week 2 - Friday 18:00-06:00, Saturday 18:00-06:00, Sunday 18:00-06:00.

This role is based in Glemsford, near Sudbury, so you will need your own transport to get there.

The full job description is as follows:

You are responsible for;

* Supervision of a production line team of up to 5 Team members. Initiate improvements and be responsible for safety within their specified working area. Escalating appropriately to nominated Production Supervisor.
* Safety - deploys and maintains risk assessments. Ensures near misses are raised and implemented as appropriate
* Safety inductions and standard work training of all permanent and temporary staff in their area
* Work/role allocation of team members to delivery shift production plan
* Escalation of any Safety, Engineering, quality or material supply issues in their area (stop & fix)
* Ensuring all team members in their specified area are working to appropriate standard work and quality checks
* Maintaining and improving Lean, 6S and Standard Work within their area and driving daily improvements

You are a part of a group of team leaders. You will report into the production supervisor.

This position works 3 days per week from Saturday to Monday, rotating from 6am-6pm, or from 6pm-6am.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience;

* Experience of putting safety first, ideally you will have experience of drafting, updating and training out Risk Assessments.
* Experience leading a team or managing processes, ideally gained within a production/manufacturing environment.
* Able to work autonomously, taking ownership for making decisions within the parameters of Standard working practices and Company policy.
* Be able to work as part of a team or on their own initiative.
* Confident in use of Microsoft Word and Excel.
* Experience of managing cross functional Teams (Production Team Members, Engineering and Process Technicians) and varied production lines within a single shift.
* Ideally experience of Lean manufacturing techniques or an understanding of Continuous improvement activities.

In return, we offer you

An opportunity to develop and grow as an individual; with promotion opportunity available for ambitious individuals. You will be a part of a world class manufacturing process, and have the opportunity to drive for further improvement.

We also believe that we are at our best as a company when you are at yours as a person. Thus, we offer competitive health benefits, a flexible work schedule and access to local well-being focused activities. Furthermore, Philips University is available to all employees for learning and development opportunities.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It's a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it's like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our website.

Please apply on-line - Good Luck!




English, Maths

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High School