Assembly Team Leader


 Vacancy 495

 Job Title

 Assembly Team Leader



 Reporting to

 Assembly Manager


 £14.95 PAYE

 Hours of Work

 Days - 37 Hours

 Type of Contract


 Contract Duration


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 Team leader will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day management and efficient operation within Assembly.  They will provide leadership and line management to an Assembly Team, coordinating their workloads and providing support to ensure the team delivers.   Team Leaders are required to monitor any issues, and ensure production targets, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), quality standards are met in order to meet the requirements of the customer.  Working with the Manager to develop the team by focusing on individual performance and support requirements to achieve high standards, whilst fostering a culture of working safely.

Key Tasks - Roles & Responsibilities 
• Work to ensure people and resources are applied in an efficient and effective manner to meet delivery requirements while achieving quality and safety standards
• Ensure that team members follow defined assembly procedures and comply with quality requirements
• Ensure equipment is within calibration date and all systems are functioning correctly
• Ensure all records are completed appropriately
• Ensure that non-conforming material is clearly identified and segregated
• Ensure that the escalation procedure for quality concerns is followed
• Ensure achievement of production throughput against stated capacity targets
• Ensure the team are aware of day to day targets and responsibilities
• Manage work order closures and stock control transactions
• Monitor change over and/or line set up efficiency
• Prepare line set-ups for following shifts, including first piece buyoffs
• Monitor and maintain all safety equipment and tools
• Undertake continuous training and development
• Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems
• Identify business improvement opportunities within the organisation
• Identify and deploy the technical skill sets, resource levels and systems to deliver projects, key performance indicators (KPI’s) including the engagement of external resources as required 
• Conduct risk assessments of processes and tasks in the department
• Ensure that team members follow defined assembly procedures and comply with quality requirements
• Train operators for products and processes
• Monitor time and attendance and ensure compliance with Company procedures
• Provide technical expertise to the team and respond to operator queries
• Consistently promote high standards through personal example and roll out through the team so that each member of the team understands the standards and behaviours expected of them
• Work positively with support functions to fully define the processes/procedures/controls relevant to team activities. 
• Provide support and input to continuous improvement activities within the team
• Interface with Production Scheduling to determine schedules for shift production
• Feedback to the Management team to share ideas and improve operation, recommending, supporting and implementing continuous improvement activities and process and procedure improvements to optimise results and improve quality of delivery, in line with quality standards requirements and delivery in line with Company and Customer requirements
• Support, comply and ensure complicity with Health & Safety regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality and Environmental standards, and all other Company policies and procedures

Candidate Technical & Educational Requirements

• Basic experience of using computers and Microsoft Packages 

• FLT License and/or Overhead Crane License (Desirable)

Candidate Competencies

• Previous work experience within a similar role, gained within a BIW manufacturing /automotive environment
• Ability to read & interpret engineering drawings
• Desire to mentor and train
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
• Ability to lead by example, gain respect from team & communicate with clarity whilst demonstrating excellence in approach to work & people activities
• Excellent verbal & written communication skills
• Excellent organisation skills & Excellent problem solving skills
• Ability to manage a wide variety of activities at the same time
• Good numerical skills & attention to detail
• Ability to build effective teams
• Excellent problem solving skills 
• Flexibility with hours to meet business needs
• Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques  (Desirable)
• Knowledge of Health & Safety legislation (Desirable)
• Experience within a supervisory or leadership role (Desirable)
• Direct experience of working to ISO/TS 16949 and ISO14001 (Desirable)

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

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