Manufacturing Team Leader.

  • South Molton, Devon
  • Negotiable

Manufacturing Team Leader

  • South Molton, Devon
  • Negotiable
  • Posted October 20, 2023

Do you want to work for a global player, who cares about ethics, inclusion and diversity of their people?
We have a Manufacturing Team Leader role available within a prestigious aerospace company, EX36 3DW.

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Hours: Monday – Thursday: 8AM – 4:45PM, Friday: 8AM – 12PM;
  • Job Type: Full time, Permanent, Office Based
  • Location: South Molton

Overview of the Team Leader role:

  • To ensure the effective running of the team, utilising and developing skills as appropriate.
  • To ensure the manufacture of parts are in accordance with the customer requirements to the specified quality, cost and delivery targets, to ensure the ongoing LEAN activities proceed, and maintain continual improvement.


  • Manage Health and Safety in assigned area
  • Promote a clean and safe working environment
  • Continuous improvement – understand and support deployment of Company Business System tools and techniques.
  • Quality – Self-certification, attending daily MRB, problem solving (5 Why), scrap and rework procedures and monitoring, adhering to traceability requirements.
  • Production: Signing off Hrs, updating of capacity charts, capacity loading (using Heijunka where in place) working with Planning and Logistics departments
  • Booking off operations on Job Cards
  • Liaison with internal Customers & Suppliers.
  • Ensuring On Time to Cycle (OTC) and Delivery (OTD) of batches in area.
  • Ensure Nil Hour Return activities are completed in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate Team Meetings and signing off Operator Standard Work.
  • Team performance – Training, monitoring, setting daily targets for performance including appraisals and goal setting.
  • Work prioritising – own and others’
  • Training Plan administration for relevant area.
  • Ensure Teams adherence to required company Policies: sickness absence, time, and attendance etc.
  • Time Card authorization.
  • Because of the changing nature of the company your job description will inevitably change. You will from time to time, be required to undertake other activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities as directed by management.


  • Demonstrable commitment to Health and Safety.
  • Engineering background (advantageous)
  • Understanding of quality requirements for manufacturing (advantageous)
  • Must have experience of working in a team
  • Previous team leading experience an advantage but not essential
  • Demonstrate a commitment to promoting and championing Company Business Systems, tools and principles (advantageous)
  • Good IT skills and competent in Microsoft packages

What does our client offer?

  • Benefits package & pension
  • Contract in fast growing global company
  • Challenging projects in a dynamic collaborative team
  • Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible
  • Holiday – 25 days + bank holidays (can buy/sell up to 5 day per year through flex benefits)

If you believe you are the right fit for this role, Apply Now or Call 01271 859135


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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