Team Leader Production Supervisor

Job ref. CRTLJOB01


£16.35-17.79 per hour


Contract: Full time

Higher pay rate is achieved by: Referenceable Work History or Experience

Weekly hours: 40

The Best Connection are currently recruiting for multiple Team Leaders for one of well established clients in the Winsford area.

The working hours for this role are Monday - Friday on a rotating shift 6am-2pm/2pm - 10pm. This shift will rotate each week. 

Job responsibilities include:

  • Drive a pro active approach to safety by driving a near miss culture to support a zero accident culture. Ensure the team is adhering to stringent Company policy at all times.
  • Support safety audits and ensure actions are followed up in a timely manner.
  • Ensure exacting high standards of quality are achieved in line with Medical Device Standards.
  • Ensure products and information are in line with customer specification.
  • Lead the team to achieve the highest levels of Good manufacturing practice (GMP) across the manufacturing facility.
  • To drive improvements in ‘First time through’ and problem solving. 
  • To drive performance checks and provide clear and accurate information at the appropriate times.
  • To plan labour including sickness and holiday cover.
  • To encourage and identify opportunities to reduce waste and lower costs.

  • Ensure daily adherence to the delivery plan in order to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction (OTIF)
  • To attend daily/weekly meetings to provide clear accurate information to the planning teams.
  • To develop the team to ensure the highest level of multi skilling across all areas and processes with the team.
  • To communicate daily with clear instructions.
  • Coach and mentor the team using Lean Leadership behaviours.
  • Daily responsibility of performance to achieve a series of business Key Performance Indicators (Safety, quality, Cost, Delivery and People) in line with our strategic business plans.
  • The job holder will interact with the Production Supervisor the requirements for Temporary labour and budget spend within the Manufacturing Departments. 
  • The job holder is responsible for the day to day decision making for the organisation of staff to achieve the Production plan.
  • Decisions will be made by the job holder to ensure that all Products are manufactured to high standard of Quality.
  • The job holder is responsible for daily leadership of a team of Manufacturing Operators
  • The job holder has day to day interaction with all Operations team, and Quality and R&D departments.
  • The Job holder is required to use verbal, written, Email and Visual Management communication across all shifts to relevant personnel.
  • The job holder will be required to plan all manufacturing activities in the Production Supervisors absence, and then communicate to the relevant personnel. 


  • Educated to GCSE level (including English and Maths) or equivalent
  • Manufacturing related background
  • Experience of supervising a team
  • Understanding of Health and Safety procedures. Human Resources Department -
  • The ability to accurately follow instructions
  • The ability to read and follow standard procedures
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Ability to be flexible with working hours to meet business demands
  • Experience of lean manufacturing (advantageous) 

This position is a Permanent vacancy subject to a face to face interview and reference checks.

  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
Winsford, Cheshire
For more information please call the industrial team on 01270 251100
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