Team Leader

Liverpool £40,000 - £50,000 p.a. Permanent

Job Reference: 013607

The Manufacturing Technology Centre is a UK success story - created to provide manufacturing systems solutions in an agile environment in partnership with industry, academia and other institutions. Working in partnership with Consilium Recruit they are seeking a Team Leader for their facility in Liverpool. The purpose of this role is to lead a cell team to ensure the facility operates to the appropriate processes and behaviours to deliver against customer requirements.



Benefits: The MTC lead the way with a superb suite of benefits including; 33 days holiday, Fully Flexible Working Week Mon-Thurs, Smart Holiday system, Life Assurance, Payment of professional subscriptions, plus many others.



Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our colleagues work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don‘t let anything stop you from applying.



The Role


As the Team Leader you will lead compliance of all appropriate processes and act as a role model for the desirable behaviour to ensure the delivery of performance in relation to H&S, quality, cost and delivery to agreed targets and KPI‘s.


  • You will inspire a culture of continuous improvement and strive to empower the team members to take action and resolve issues independently.

  • Day to day management of the Cell schedule and it‘s performance.

  • To act as the technical expert in the cell area in order to develop the application method of manufacture.

  • Influence strategic capability requirements for the future development of the cell‘s equipment and personnel.

  • Defining the operational structure of the Cell, including organisational structure, processes, and setting up machine capabilities.

  • Drive day to day throughput of Cell.

  • Operate the appropriate load capacity planning processes.

  • Liaise with the wider business to understand customer requirements and prioritise tasks to be completed based on resources.

  • Lead Cell team meetings to feedback performance and define challenges/ objectives.



The Person


The ideal candidate for the Team Leader position, you will be:


  • Degree qualified in an Engineering, Industrial or Manufacturing discipline or equivalent qualification such as HND or Time Served Apprenticeship.

  • Comfortable working under pressure to tight time frames and KPI‘s.

  • Previous experience managing workshop teams for high volume manufacture.

  • Comfortable defining and establishing manufacturing flow lines and processes.

  • Demonstrate good problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the Cell team so that the expectations are defined and understood.




To apply for the position of Team Leader please forward an up to date copy of your CV to Matthew Fielding.

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