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Team Leader - Lean Manufacturing - Kent

Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Location: Kent
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Production Management
This vacancy has now expired.


A global leading engineering organisation who have just moved into their brand new production facilities have now got an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader to join their rapidly expanding team. You will be working in a fantastic, modern manufacturing environment in a dynamic and challenging role, with responsibility for a team of up to fifteen operators- but great scope for development and making a difference.

Within this role you will:

  • Chair daily SQDCP/KPI performance meetings, maintaining accurate data, and creating and implementing countermeasures
  • Deliver on key KPIs and Performance Improvement
  • Ensure that standard work and time splits are adhered to
  • Ensure customer requirements are satisfied
  • Adhere to and champion quality standards and systems
  • Ensure all staff are working to work instructions and implement new ones where necessary
  • Provide and encourage on-going training to members of your team and co-ordinate this using a training matrix; including cross-training
  • Look after the team, including general people, performance and absence management
  • Support the VSM/Production Manager in the administration of company procedures and policies

The ideal candidate?

We would encourage anyone who is keen to develop a career in production / project management and are looking to gain experience within a market-leading company to apply. You should have a degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline, ideally with a passion for manufacturing and some experience of leading a team.

If you also possess the following competencies, it is likely that you will suit the role:

Leadership skills
Driven in the pursuit of quality
Self-starter with the drive and initiative to improve themselves and their team
Good persuasion and influencing skills
Structured, organised and thorough
Engaging and a natural leader

Team Leader - Lean Manufacturing

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