Shift Leader

Location Northampton
Job Type Permanent
Salary £35000.0000 - 38000.0000 per year 25 days holiday
Reference 12089505

Role – Shift Leader   

Location – Northampton

Salary – £35,000 – £38,000 + 25 days holiday

Shift Pattern – 3 shift – Monday to Friday (6-2, 2-10, 10-6)

The Company

ATA Recruitment are currently working with an extremely successful manufacturing business that supply many parts and components to the Automotive sector. They have been established in the UK for nearly 30 years and generate an impressive £25million, working alongside some of the biggest names in Automotive they are continuously trying to improve and better themselves as we company.

The production team currently employs around 60 people, who are responsible for operating the injection moulding machinery ensuring an running the shop floor to ensure production targets are met. They are currently looking for a motivated shift leader who will lead and mentor around 17 operators and machine setters ensuring safe working and excellent performance.

If you are a driven shift leader who has previous experience working within a fast-paced manufacturing environment and have excellent leadership skills, apply now for immediate consideration!

The Role

The role of Shift Leader will involve:

  • Leading a shift of around 17 people (cell leaders, setters and operators)

  • Working on a three-shift pattern (6/2, 2/10, 10/6) this will rotate on a 2 weeks pattern.

  • Managing around 18 injection moulding machines.

  • Motivate and engage the shop floor in order to hit production targets.

  • Encourage staff to identify continuous improvement opportunities in order to improve processes further.

  • Ensure safe working on site.

  • Work closely with the quality department and other managers within the business to identify any issues that could effect on time delivery.

  • Attending daily production meetings.

  • Work with different departments to implement continuous improvement projects.

The Person

To be successful as a Shift Leader you will need:

  • Previous experience within a shift leader position.

  • This experience must be from a fast-paced engineering/manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with injection moulding would be advantageous.

  • Motivated and driven by continuous improvement.

Interested in the Shift Leader role?

Please contact Marie Joel (Talent Sourcing Specialist) on 0116 216 7013 or email marie.joel@ata-recruitment.co.uk alternatively click the ‘apply’ button below