DESIblitz Job: Manufacturing Support Team Leader

Manufacturing Support Team Leader

£26000 - £28000/annum Life insurance, Private healthcare
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Fortis Recruitment Solutions

My client, a leading Engineering company based in Wokingham are looking for a Manufacturing Support Team Leader to join their team on a full time, permanent basis.

This position is responsible for the safety and productivity of all apprentices (currently 8 apprentices) and designated employees staffed on day shift working on manufacturing support functions such as blank mods, pre-op, finished parts and honing. This position is accountable for ensuring that production scheduled for completion is executed in a timely manner. 

The successful candidate must have recent CNC setting / operating experience either CNC Milling or CNC Turning.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety and productivity of all employees assigned to designated shift.
  • Enforce all safety and processing procedures.
  • Enable effective communications between management and operators.
  • Train new employees and coach existing employees.
  • Main equipment and area of responsibility include CNC (3 axis), edge hone, manual grinders, finished parts and regrind booking in.
  • Undertake regular appraisals with staff.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work place in accordance with 5S protocol.
  • Investigate and report all incidents (spills, accidents, poor performance, OOBs/NCBs)
  • Manufacture products as necessary and ensure all paperwork is kept up to date by shift personnel.
  • Suggest and implement cost-saving ideas with support from the team.
  • Ability to motivate others to meet demands established by the schedule
  • Progressing of the production schedule and making sure all machines have adequate work.
  • Ensure all aspects of machine maintenance for workshop.
  • Troubleshooting machinery problems.
  • Planning of scheduled machine maintenance with production manager/outside contractor.

Experience Requirements:

  • Have recent CNC experience (can be CNC Milling or Turning).
  • Time served apprenticeship ideally required, although not essential if you have required work experience.
  • Good general education including Maths, English Language and I.T. C passes or above.
  • Engineering discipline.
  • Organisation skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be able to use inspection equipment and read drawings.
  • Computer literate: Able to use Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Good visual acuity, good hearing required.
  • Be self-motivated and diligent.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally within CNC or similar.

Hours of work are 08.00 – 16.00 Monday to Friday covering 37.5 hours per week. In addition, my client offers private healthcare (after qualifying period), life insurance and pension 5% matched.

Please send your CV for immediate consideration and interview.


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Posted 5 months ago