Location: Market Harborough
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Logistics Logistics Logistics
Contact Name: Ian Everett

Production Team Leader

Job Description

A vacancy has arisen for a Production Team Leader to join a very friendly and expanding handling and fulfilment business in Market Harborough on a permanent basis (Mon to Fri days). You will provide essential support to the smooth running of the department from a production perspective.

You will have gained some previous production experience and be keen to apply your knowledge and expertise in a new environment. Perhaps you are looking for that next challenge?

A summary of the duties of Production Team Leader is as follows:

Key Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage staffing levels / deployment through all operational departments to ensure productivity is optimised and deadlines are met as cost effectively as possible
  • Learning all aspects of Production and an ability to be flexible to fulfil our client's expectations.
  • Monitor staff performance, and training (SOP's, SWP's, WI's) and other as directed by the line manager
  • Create and maintain departmental work instructions
  • Monitor and maintain equipment and consumables to meet the needs of the business and adhere to legal compliance as applicable
  • Ensure the client brief is received, understood and agreed prior to work commencing
  • Brief client requirements to staff
  • Monitor & maintain accuracy of input into all systems & documentation to ensure the integration of all physical and system updates
  • Set and monitor productivity rates as appropriate
  • Ensure that KPIs and SLAs are understood, communicated, monitored and met
  • Escalate issues to the line manager relating to SLA to ensure a swift and satisfactory conclusion
  • Seek, validate, interpret and communicate information in order to make appropriate recommendations
  • Liaise with external suppliers and contractors to ensure a cost-effective service is delivered in line with Client requirements and SLA's as required
  • Process completed orders to specified despatch requirements
  • Understand, operate and manage vendor systems and interfaces to complete despatch processing as specified
  • Any other task as reasonably requested by your line Manager

Role Competencies:

  • Skills -
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated
  • Reliable
  • Knowledge -
  • Working knowledge of EXCEL / WORD
  • Good working knowledge of logistic systems.
  • Experience in working in a fast-moving pick pack and despatch environment
  • Stock control experience required.
  • Behaviour -
  • Attitude (enthusiastic, positive approach etc.)
  • Accountability (accepts responsibility for, and considers implications of own actions)
  • Judgement (uses common sense, contributes to decision making as appropriate)
  • Communication (listens and checks own understanding by careful questioning)
  • Teamwork (able to work well with other people within and across teams)
  • Flexibility (responds and adjusts to fluctuating workloads

For immediate consideration, send your CV without delay!

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