Assembly Group Leader

Reference: Vacancy 494

Reporting to: Assembly Manager

Type of Contract: Permanent  

Hours of work: Monday to Friday - 37 Hours 

Salary: £16.44 p/h

CAD CAM Automotive (CCA) is an established and growing Automotive Engineering company who for over 100 years have been involved in the design and development of some of the world’s most iconic vehicles. 

What can we offer you?
• Competitive Salary
• 33 Days Holiday including public holidays each year
• Employer paid health cash plan (covering optical, dental plus other benefits)
• Contributory pension scheme
• Life assurance
• Corporate discounts
• Employee referral scheme
• Provided company branded work wear
• Incentives for qualified first aiders 

The Assembly Group Leader will be responsible for coaching and mentoring the assembly team, they will ensure all Assembly work is conducted in adherence to company procedures to achieve best in class service and maintain quality and customer standards.

Key Tasks - Roles & Responsibilities 

• Continuously improve all areas of operations including quality, schedule achievement, cost and people development
• Plan and Co-ordinate manufacturing operations within areas of responsibility
• Monitor, control and maintain the quality level within the areas of responsibility to the company quality standards ensuring that the customer (internal and external) is protected,
• Ensure that the departmental area of responsibility can function at all times in terms of labour, consumable materials and maintained equipment in order to achieve the required volume and quality levels.
• Motivate, support and lead the team through coaching and mentoring.
• Achieve a high standard in areas of housekeeping, waste management, and compliance to safety and environmental legislation.
• Control all waste in order to meet departmental budgets ensuring cost effective use of both company and natural resources.
• Enable the team to set work standards / processes, implement assignments / labour loading and achieve production targets.
• Measure teams performance using key performance indicators (KPIS)
• Plan labour requirements and work alongside HR conducting interviews
• Maintain an effective level of communication at all times across all areas and levels of the business
• Assist and facilitate training to develop team members and minimise impact of labour shortages.
• Ensure data collection is up to date and accurate.
• Develop and implement robust problem containment and resolution to protect the customer (internal and external) at all times.
• Monitor team spend on overtime, tooling and other consumable type items.
• Maintain a level of confidentiality with delicate or sensitive company information.

Candidate Technical & Educational Requirements 

• PC literate with knoweldge of Microsoft Packages including excel, word and outlook. 
• Greenbelt trained (desirable)

Candidate Competencies 

• Previous experience within a similar role
• Experience of ‘lean Manufacturing’ tools and techniques
• Proven ability with team development and team motivation
• PC literate with knowledge of Microsoft packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
• Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to influence others
• Enthusiastic and determined, highly self-motivated

Other Information 

We can currently only accept applications from candidates with the unrestricted right to work in the UK. 

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