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Production Team Leader Night Shift

Bedhampton, United Kingdom
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Job description
Champion a culture change through the framework of High Performance Work Teams (HPWTs).  Drive communication and performance though tier 1 meetings with immediate team and tier 2 meeting with other Production Supervisors as and when Necessary.
Drive continuous improvement and application through the use of EBS, CIF and best practices.
Champion implementation of Lean activities to eliminate waste opportunities for key processes.  Undertake 90 day kaizen plan work with the Production Manager with active participation of team members.
Achieve key metrics including TRCR, Productive Utilization, On-Time Delivery, First Pass Yield and DPPM.
Champion implementation of MESH to achieve improvement in year over year safety performance measures.
Assure quality compliance of all team members and processes within your work group.  Deliver Feedback to operators on scrap. 
Review of order book and plan to meet forecast and SIOP demand.
Evaluate and manage manning levels, shift patterns and planning overtime.
Performance Management of all team members.  Deliver effective goals setting, APEX Mfg reviews and development actions for all team members.  Train and coach team members. Conduct monthly APEX reviews for Non-Performers.
Succession planning within the team and cross training / up skilling of all team members.
Drive vision and strategy amongst team members
Lead by example – be a positive role model
Actively engage and recognize employees
Hour by Hour Absorption walks, Hourly Gemba walks (to monitor and address safety, quality, 5S, standard work and TPM).  Timely close out of all issues that are identified.
Enable success and empowerment of  employees by provision of resources, removal of barriers, driving decision making down through the team.
Timely and effective resolutions of employee relations issues / conflict management.  Undertaking disciplinary and grievance investigations and hearings as required. 
Managing attendance of team members and completion of Return to Work interviews.  Including planning and managing of holiday for team members to meet production demands.
Support all recruitment activities impacting team.
Drive regular and effective flow of information across all team
Adherence to standard work
Ensure Maintenance Activities for All  Test Stands are maintained and improved upon developing stand-alone maintenance tasks where practical working closely with the Facilities Team.
Responsible for High-5 metrics for assigned team
Demonstrate 5S to site goal level
Deliver sales performance vs plan
Employee Engagement & Manager Effectiveness
Production walk of Hour by Hour Absortion boards
Cost of scrap / DPPM
Manage and control of cell expenditure
Nil hour returns
Timely closure of LPA actions
Demonstrate skills progression of team members using Eaton team members.
Use of Kronos and FirstCare systems to  manage attendance, holiday, shift and overtime of all team members in a timely manner
Technical Knowledge and Skills Required: Computer Skills: Excel, Word, Outlook
Additional Knowledge and Skills Required: Strong communication and interpersonal skills; leadership, coaching and influencing skills; ability to balance multiple priorities
Additional Knowledge and Skills Desired:
  1. Lean manufacturing / Operational Excellence skills in 6S, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Visual Management, process focused
  2. Internal candidates: Eaton Leadership Competency ratings of at least a “3”, with a preference of “4” ratings in BOC and Leadership Style
  3. Problem solving skills (e.g. 8-D or A3)
  4. Intrinsically motivated, champion of change, visionary
  5. Life-long learner; promotes a learning culture


Essential Qualifications:
    • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Manufacturing/Operations
    • Minimum 1-3 years of experience leading others
    • Proficient in reading and writing English

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 056040