Production Team Leader

Job Title: Production Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum + plus substantial benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Russ Malin
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Job Title; Production Team Leader, Manufacturing Team Leader, Production Supervisor

Key Skills; Team Leading, Manufacturing, KPI, Production, Supervisory, Continuous Improvement

Salary; £25,018 per annum plus shift allowance / overtime / substantial benefits package

Location; Leicester, Coalville, Melton Mowbray, Loughborough

We are urgently recruiting for Manufacturing Team Leaders on behalf of one of the worlds' most successful manufacturers of equipment to the Food, Pharma, Chemical and Engineering sectors. Established for over 100 years, this is an exciting time to be joining the organisation and this role will offer a permanent contract, autonomy and genuine prospects for progression.

To be successful in this role you will need to be able to motivate a team, be organised and flexible with the ability to review and solve problems as well as communicating effectively at all levels.


£12.83 per hour basic salary
15% shift premium on afternoon shift
Paid overtime
33 days' holiday (including statutory days)
Pension Scheme / Sick Pay / Life Assurance / Disability Income Benefit
Opportunity to secure permanent employment with an established manufacturer
A modern, clean working environment with car parking and canteen facilities


Early - Monday to Thursday (06.00 to 14.10) Friday (06.00 to 12.10)
Late - Monday to Thursday (14.05 to 22.15) Friday (12.05 to 18.15) **15% Shift Premium **


Develop and motivate a team, maintain good relations and cooperation between all processes
Assessment and adherence to Health, Safety and Environmental standards
Manage resources within your given area to optimise performance and productivity
Ensure effective communication to other shift leaders and conduct departmental meetings, ensuring communication boards are up to date
Provide positive, timely response to requests for information in order to satisfy customer needs
Ensure all necessary inventory requirements and transactions are carried out in a timely fashion (requisitions, transfers, cycle counting etc.)
Strive for continuous improvement by initiating and supporting continuous improvement events


Previous experience within a manufacturing/production environment with supervisory experience
Good understanding of Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental aspects
Thorough understanding of production processes with the ability to analyse and act upon output data
Able to work to, achieve and improve KPI (Key Performance Indicator) targets
Demonstrated experience of continuous improvement techniques
Ability to demonstrate a positive, proactive and solutions driven approach
Good standard of numeracy and literacy
IT literate (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply directly through this website or send your CV in to us directly at If you would like to speak to us in more detail before applying, please call 0116 262 3733 and ask for Russ Malin.

If you have not been contacted regarding your application within 7 days' please assume that you have not been successful. We will however retain your application for any future roles for which you may be suitable.

This position is advertised on behalf on Regional Recruitment Services Ltd. We also have a variety of other permanent and temporary positions available ranging from Supply Chain, Logistics, Administration, Sales, Secretarial, Finance and Accounts, Customer Service, I.T., Engineering, Industrial, Driving and Construction. To view all of our positions available throughout the United Kingdom, please visit our website.