Production Team Leaders.

  • Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
  • £25108.00 - £26416 per annum + + Shift Allowance

Production Team Leaders

  • Llanelli, Carmarthenshire
  • £25108.00 - £26416 per annum + + Shift Allowance
  • Posted February 27, 2024

The Recruitment Co is urgently recruiting for Production Team Leaders to join our clients well established growing team based in Llanelli.

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £13.05ph (£25,108p.a) increasing to £13.73ph (£26,416p.a) after completion of 6 month probation period- premiums applied for shifts

Hours of work: 37 hours per week. Various shift Patterns including:-
Day Shift-No Premium applied / 3 Shift pattern (Morning 6-2, Afternoon 2-10, Nights 10 -6) Average 15.6% premium / 2 Shift pattern ( 6-2, 2-10pm) Average 10% Shift Premium. Early finishes on a Friday.

Key Tasks/ Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety of the production teams at all times through training, monitoring and resolution of follow-up actions
  • Work with the Business Unit Manager, and Business Unit Team, to develop and execute Continuous Improvement plans
  • Ensure QCDSP related systems & procedures are followed.
  • Constantly drive OEE improvements
  • Play an active role, or lead in the BU Managers absence, the daily BU meetings
  • Ensure the daily plan is robust, risk assessed, resourced and is clearly communicated to all shifts within the Business Unit
  • Drive high levels of workplace organisation (5S) standard
  • Ensure time & attendance systems are followed inc exception clearance, OT and holiday approval (maintaining manning levels / cover plan)
  • Intervene and be the secondary point of escalation for production issues that may impact the production plan
  • Deputise for BU Manager when required covering shift hours and responsibilities
  • Conduct layered process audits (LPAs) and drive timely resolution of non conformities
  • Ensure robust planning of labour inc training for versatility & flexibility to ensure coverage on all key assets on all shifts
  • Ensure timely completion of performance appraisals, including the development of personal development plans
  • Ensure timely completion of Return to Work (RTW) interviews
  • Ensure all departmental audits are conducted in a timely manner (ie LPA / Safety / SOP / 1st Offs / Production Closures / Pre Die Check sheets etc
  • Ensure appropriate management of process / engineering changes within the area
  • Management of employee relations (Disc, Griev, Perf Man, Absence)
  • Ensure appropriate management of Quality concerns


  • Can remain focused and organised in a fast paced environment
  • Can use data to quickly assess business health and identify trends to inform correct deployment of resources
  • Adopts a pragmatic approach to problems and assumes an immediate responsibility to develop solutions
  • Acknowledges the high value but complexity in people management and shows commitment to a leadership role
  • Shows commitment to the success of the Business Unit and the wider business
  • Leadership – Consistently sets the standard for others, challenging deviation from standards
  • Proactive – Anticipates and deals with issues before they arise
  • Visible – High, purposeful, presence on the shop floor
  • Demonstrating a consistently positive attitude to change
  • A passion and ability to develop your teams to maximise performance and engagement

Qualifications / Knowledge/ Experience required:

  • Institute of Leadership & Management qualification or equivalent – Desirable
  • IOSH Managing Safely or Felt – Desirable
  • Experience in a similar paced production environment
  • Prior experience in production supervision with a demonstrable aptitude to manage multiple production teams
  • An experienced problem solver, investigating and resolving all types of problems, both objectively and systematically
  • Prior experience in managing continuous improvement activities
  • Can effectively deal with a variety of people internally and outside of the business unit structure.

If you feel you have the required skills and experience required for this role then please submit your CV for immediate response.


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

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