Production Shift Leader

Zoek Pin Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil , Wales

Permanent (Full time)

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A successful manufacturing company that manufactures high quality plastic injection mouldings to a variety of different industries are currently looking to recruit a Production Shift Leader. You will be responsible for organising, assigning and overseeing production on shift. The business is currently going through a significant period of growth and can offer genuine career progression as they continue to expand.

Role & Responsibilities:

This position leads the production team in meeting production schedules, facilitating the safe and productive manufacture of high‐quality products, effectively driving and maintaining the standardised work process. The shift leader is also responsible for developing team members and leading continuous improvement activities using lean manufacturing tools, including 5‐S and waste elimination
-Allocate shift team members according to the production plan, training matrix, and skill matrix
-Continuously tracks team performance
-Resolves problems during the launch period of new products & improve the production process
-To ensure that all Material Handlers are reviewing all stock levels during the shift and reporting of any concerns in sufficient time.
-Assists in the improvement of tooling and modification of equipment.
-Organise & leads the team's execution of the 5S plans, including housekeeping, making problems visible and standardizing activity for all Team Members.
-Develops the team's 5S improvement plan.
-Implements the cell's continuous improvement plan.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

-You will have previous experience in a Team leader or Production Supervisor role
-A background in plastics or fast paced industry is essential
-Understanding of lean manufacturing, waste elimination, problem‐solving & 5S principles


-A starting salary of £32,000
-Working on a 3-shift pattern
-Overtime available
-Opportunities to progress/develop with an expanding company
-Career stability

If you are interested in this role or looking for something similar please contact our Managing Consultant Sam Paynter directly at (url removed) or call for a confidential discussion on (phone number removed)

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