Production Team Leader - Paignton - Devon

Competitive salary - Manufacturing
Ref: 241 Date Posted: Monday 29 Nov 2021
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Purpose of role

Drive and lead the production team to optimise the processes and procedures to provide structure to deliver a first-class experience across all products and channels.


  • Plan and lead daily production activities ensuring all KPIs are met.
  • Plan production builds: prioritizing of builds; raising of build plans; picking of stock required; delegating the builds to the production team.
  • Ensuring completed build plans are complete on the ERP system and end storage.
  • Ensuring the required level of finished stock is available on the shelf.
  • Attend/chair production meetings with the production team.
  • Assist on the production line where required.
  • Ensure any business-related objectives are communicated with the production team.
  • Ensure that staff are always motivated through direction, coaching, and encouragement and assist in the management of a harmonious environment.
  • To set controls and monitor performance of the production team, acting upon any issues where necessary.
  • To ensure that all employees go about their jobs with a sense of urgency and the required level of professionalism, and to carry out disciplinary action where necessary with assistance from HR.
  • To ensure that all production KPIs are achieved. Maintain communication & flexibility

Required Skills & Experience

  • Proven work experience within Production/Manufacturing industry at Team Leader/Supervisor level.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Strong team leader.
  • Use of stock management systems.
  • Knowledge and experience in 5S and continuous improvement.
  • Knowledge in the Microsoft Office Package.
  • Solid level of education.

This is a full time permanent position. Hours of work Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. A competitive salary is offered which we would be happy to discuss with you.