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Manufacturing Team Leader

Job Details

  • Posted:14th March, 2024
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  • Location:Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
  • Job Ref:17330
  • Salary:Competitive
Our client is seeking a Manufacturing Team Lead to drive the success of their Manufacturing department. 

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead a team, prioritizing manufacturing excellence to ensure high-quality, efficient, and safe operations.
  • Cultivate a positive, inclusive, and dynamic team atmosphere, fostering open communication and continuous enhancement.
  • Formulate and execute strategies to achieve production goals and enhance operational procedures.
  • Mentor and nurture team members, identifying training needs and avenues for advancement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive innovation and tackle intricate manufacturing obstacles.
  • Efficiently manage resources to meet production schedules and project deadlines.
  • Advocate for initiatives aligning with our sustainability and operational excellence goals.
  • Monitor and uphold compliance with health and safety regulations and protocols.

Personal Attributes:
  • Early career professional eager to lead and manage teams in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrates resilience, a strong work ethic, and thrives in a dynamic setting.
  • Displays exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, committed to self and team development.
  • Embraces a mindset centred on continuous improvement, in processes, efficiency, team development, and leadership.
  • Possesses strong decision-making abilities, prioritizing informed choices considering team input and company objectives.
  • Open to ongoing education and professional growth in leadership and manufacturing excellence.
  • Recognizes and values cultural diversity within the team, fostering an inclusive workplace.
  • Proactive problem-solver with a drive for efficiency and innovation.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • While a technical background is advantageous, expertise in business, management, and leadership (ILM, CMI) or similar fields is particularly beneficial.
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes is advantageous but not mandatory.
  • Proficiency in project oversight, encompassing planning, execution, and resource management, with a focus on leading teams toward project objectives.
  • Experience or training in managing team or project transitions, demonstrating the ability to guide teams through change effectively.

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