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Shift Leaders x 2


Reporting to: Senior Shift Leader

Main Purpose of Role:

To achieve maximum performance at a minimal cost to the company. 

2 positions are currently available. 

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Responsible for the operational performance of all labour on crew including temp labour to deliver the production plan, working in conjunction with the opposing Shift Leader and planning department to ensure adherence to the plan

  • Responsible for the daily update and communication to planning department effectively and on time

  • Ensures all daily paperwork is completed correctly and on time by all the team e.g. production sheets, QC sheets, labour sheets etResponsible for the cascade of all information to the team in a timely and effective way

  • Responsible for Health and Safety including deputising as the Fire Evacuation Co-Ordinator when needed

  • Responsible for the allocation of labour throughout the shift, ensuring development opportunities are maximised when allocating labour

  • Identifies strengths and weaknesses within team members and works with the extrusion Trainer to develop the team

  • Responsible for the management and development of the Forklift Driver

  • Responsible for all aspects of people management such as recruitment, development, performance management and discipline

  • Responsible for the quality of the product produced and liaises with the Quality department when required

  • To manage the waste segregation correctly and keep waste to a minimum

  • Liaises with the production support functions on a daily basis

  • Ensures operators adhere to standard operating procedures and that within the team all other departmental and company procedures are followed

  • Reports to the Manufacturing and performance variances against standards

  • Participates in continuous improvement process

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team

  • Proven extrusion experience and an understanding of the extrusion process is desirable, plastics experience is essential

  • Effective communication skills

  •  Ability to prioritise, plan and organise

Impact on Customer:

  • Direct impact. As Shift Leader responsible for the extrusion of good quality profile for the customer