Production shift Leader

HR GO Ashford
13 Jul 2017
20 Jul 2017
Working for an Ashford based, Global, and highly successful manufacturing company who are currently seeking to employ an experienced PRODUCTION SHIFT LEADER JOB TITLE: Production Shift Leader DEPARTMENT: Production SHIFT: 14:00-22:00hrs WORK PATTERN: Mon-Fri JOB SUMMARY Organise, control staff and other resources for Production on a shift basis to ensure that delivery schedules, production volumes, and quality, cost and safety outcomes are achieved. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Plan, organise and control production activity to ensure that quality, volume and cost outcomes are achieved. Recruit, lead and motivate a group of staff to ensure that enough people with the required knowledge, attitude and skills exist to meet production demands. Create and sustain a climate where good employee relations are maintained. Compile and analyse relevant data regarding the achievement of KPIs to identify underlying trends, implement opportunities to enhance performance and optimise the use of resources. Monitor and review working practice taking corrective action and providing guidance to team leaders and others as required ensuring that regulatory, quality and health and safety standards are met. Appraise, develop and coach team members in new ways of working so that they become self-managing whenever possible in meeting changing customer/business unit requirements. Promote Continuous Improvement activities to develop better ways of working. Act as the focal point for support services such as IT, Technical Support, Engineering, and Maintenance to ensure that required standards of service are provided. Successful candidates will have had at least 5 years of experience being a Production shift Leader and it would be advantageous to have some pharmaceuticals/chemical background. If this sounds like the role for you, call Lorien on for an informal chat, or apply via the link.