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Production Team Leader (Chemicals)

Location: Hertfordshire Salary: 28000 - 32000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Engineering Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3064801
Our client is a Chemical Processing Company whose products get used in many different industries. They pride themselves in being ethical and always strive to develop their employees and promote from within.

Reporting to the Production Manager, the Dispensing Team Leader is responsible for ensuring the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the dispensing department & processes in a safe and proper manner, to produce outputs that meet all customer and business unit specifications.

Key responsibilities:

To manage the day to day dispensing and labeling of work orders using the appropriate systems to meet customer dispatch dates and deadlines, whilst remaining aware of EHS and QA standards and requirements

Encourage the use and development of systems to control and manage customer orders and stock, including liaising with sales and operations to plan and prioritise work

Ensure conformance to customer requirements, specifications and output schedules with respect to total quality in all aspects of the job

To help set and maintain a high standard of all Environmental, Health and Safety aspects around the workplace, including adherence to all procedures for security, health and safety, environmental quality, training etc, and completing audits required in the department, in line with company policy

Promote good interpersonal relationships with team members, management, and other departments to work effectively to ensure delivery of production targets and customer demand

Lead the implementation of LEAN and Continuous Improvement initiatives within the department, following the application of LEAN principles in day to day working to minimise waste, control costs and assist with projects as required

Manage the transition of the Dispensing department into a new facility and ensuring it meets new guidelines for occupational exposure limits, whilst maintaining world class levels of EHS, Efficiency and Customer focus

Hours: Monday - Friday, days only

Are you the ideal candidate?

Experience of leading a team, preferably within a chemical facility or clean room environment

Good level of numeracy, with the ability to interpret and understand statistical information

Experience working within, or exposure to a LEAN approach to manufacturing

Strong communicator and the ability to interact with employees at all levels

Good attention to detail and the ability to record accurate information

An ability to provide innovative solutions to problems

Results orientated focused on achieving production targets to ensure customer satisfaction

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