Production Lead

Job Title: Production Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Salary: £0.00 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Package
Reference: J907463_1612536206
Contact Name: Garrath Bell
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 05, 2021 14:43

Job Description

Production Lead/Team Leader required on busy Chemical (COMAH) site in Essex.

Responsibilites include:

* Manage Shift Leads to ensure appropriate execution of production plans
* Own the forecasting and planning of production requirements
* Takes ownership for defining production targets
* Responsible for recruitment, training and development of direct and indirect resource within the plant operation
* Own stock taking processes and investigate discrepancies
* Production reporting, including financials, production levels and stock levels
* Driving continuous improvement across filling and cylinder repair activities by the introduction of 5S and Lean concepts
* Required to take a 'senior' role within the on-site incident management team
* Required to stand in for plant manager as required.

Experience we are looking for:

* High concern for safety in operations
* Leadership and people skills with experience in a production based environment
* Bought into the concept of delivering through teams by effective leadership
* Experience of people management, particularly appraisals, development reviews and disciplinaries
* Planning and organisational skills - able to turn customer requirements into production requirements along with an understanding of how to optimise production levels using automated equipment
* Ability to produce reports for senior management
* An understanding of 5S and Lean Concepts - demonstrable experience of implementation preferred
* Experience of analysing production costs and identifying savings through maximising production and reducing waste
* Excellent IT skills, particularly advanced Excel skills
* Technical competence with qualifications in engineering or other relevant discipline
* IOSH / NEBOSH safety qualification
* Working knowledge of risk assessment, COSHH, work instructions and incident investigation

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