Team Leader.

  • Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
  • £13.64 - £15.00 per hour

Team Leader

  • Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
  • £13.64 - £15.00 per hour
  • Posted February 12, 2024

The Recruitment Co is currently recruiting for an experienced Team Leader. This an exciting opportunity to join an Internationally recognised Manufacturer in the Nutritional Supplement Industry.

Contract: Permanent
Salary: £13.64ph with a 10% shift allowance on afternoon shifts (£15ph)
Hours of work: Full time, two shifts, Monday to Friday. Rotating between Mornings 6am – 2pm and Afternoons 2pm – 10pm (please note that on rare occasions, you may be asked to work a night shift)

Role Responsibilities:
Health & Safety:

  • Overall Management responsibilities for Health & Safety in their designated areas
  • Ensure operators are working in a risk free environment, wearing the correct PPE and are compliant in company H & S requirements
  • Review risk assessments & SOP’s to ensure they are up to date, user friendly and contain the correct information/ settings
  • Report & investigate incidents / accidents and follow up with a full report within 24hrs

Quality/ Technical:

  • Actively promote a “right first time” environment
  • Ensure food safety is followed in the production of products
  • Ensure area standards are set and maintained
  • Ensure Quality samples represent against the final production requirement with sign off and double sign off from another team member
  • Assist in NC/CAPA investigations as required
  • Ensure that all paperwork is correctly filled out in a timely manner & audit to ensure right first time
  • Own responsibility of line clearance for manufacturing/packaging as per SOP372

Staff development:

  • Coaching staff and development of teams and to review progress
  • Identify training needed for self and team

Continuous improvement:

  • Support and guide team to ensure improvements are delivered
  • Identify potential areas of improvement by reviewing the top 3 trends weekly with SM and identifying an action plan to improve
  • Effectively measure changeovers to identify improvements (Circa 20%)
  • Improve productivity trends by 10%


  • Lead by example
  • Ensures the correct procedures are followed to set up, operate and clean down machines to ensure efficient running of machines and minimal downtime
  • Manage team members to ensure the greatest output and efficiency is achieved
  • Ensure full adherence to 5S (Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, Sustain) practices at all times.
  • Supports colleagues to ensure team success / listen to your team


  • Monitor and accurately complete shift reports (H&S issues, daily performance, scrap, breakdown, quality issue) and report to management
  • Prepare and conduct a comprehensive handover with the oncoming shift to eliminate any unnecessary downtime between shifts
  • Communicates shortage issues accurately and timely
  • Delivers Daily briefing to team

Experience required:

  • Previous experience within a similar role / Ideally manufacturing background
  • Previous knowledge of Clean Room environments (desirable)
  • Working in the Food / Pharmaceutical industries for at least 2 years (desirable)

    Closing date for applications is Friday 16th February

If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV for immediate response and further information.

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

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