Assembly Team Leader
DS Smith
Aylesford, Kent, England
3d ago

About the Role

At our Aylesford site we are looking to recruit an Assembly Team Leader reporting to the Assembly Shift Supervisor. The assembly department is the final stage in our production process, and it is vital that we deliver the required standards within the department to satisfy our clients.

As a Team Leader you will lead and coach your team ensuring they deliver the required jobs in the given timescales. You will be expected to challenge the team and support with the training and development of your team to maximise output.

Health and safety is a very important aspect within our business and you will be accountable for your own and others health and safety whilst at work, operating within the DS Smith safe systems of work guidelines.

Within your role as a Team Leader you are key to ensuring that productivity is exceptional from the team and through your leadership the quality of the work leads to minimal errors and we satisfy our clients by working within tight deadlines.

You need to ensure that the maintenance and cleaning tasks on the machines are planned to ensure maximum output. You will be required to manage your team to deploy them to other tasks during any quiet periods.

The role requires you to work with a variety of different teams and personnel in your area of production and with the wider teams on site.

Hours of work

You will be required to work 40 hours a week Monday to Friday 07.00 to 15.00. You will work on an annualised contract where during our Peak times from August to October, you will be expected to work 48 hours a week Monday to Saturday on the same shift basis and we will then give you these days off during our quiet periods.

About you

  • Experience working as a Team Leader or Supervisor, managing and coaching team members.
  • Experience of working with and operating industrial machinery
  • Experience working within a manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of good health and safety practices
  • Proven experience of working towards KPI's and deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Effective communication skills; both written and verbally
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to make informed decisions
  • Confident in communicating at all levels
  • Benefits

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension and share scheme
  • Life assurance and income protection
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Cycle to work scheme and other shopping discounts
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Free onsite parking
  • Company Uniform
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