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Production Assemby Team Leader

Location: Greenford, London Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Alii Thorogood

Production Assembly Team Lead



Production Assembly Team Lead needed for a multinational defence organisation based in Greenford who are looking to employ an experienced and well-rounded Production Assembly Team Lead that takes pride in their work with an in-depth knowledge of the full assembly process and IPC 610 standards.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Production Assembly Team Lead will include:

  • Responsible for production section supervision and control of resources to meet day to day targets whilst meeting Production requirements
  • Team Management including rotas, job training; conducting Performance Development & 1:1 Reviews; performing return to work interviews; Manage Teams bookings/sickness/holidays through ERP system (IFS)
  • Review and preparation of work packages and schedules for production along with monitoring and reporting on drawing and material issues
  • Ensure that assigned section activities are conducted in accordance with company procedures and standards ensuring high quality output
  • Responsible for production elements, (as determined by the role), from initial receipting of material to final assembly, test and final delivery
  • Actively support team members in Production Operator duties as and when required:
    • Build electro-mechanical assemblies to IPC-A-610 standard
    • Carry out automated tests of built sub-assemblies and general assemblies
    • Pack products
    • Check quality of the product through self-inspection
    • Record and report any discrepancies or non-conformances
  • Use the non-conformance process to ensure defective material is returned to supplier
  • Facilitate Health and Safety and Environmental procedures, ensuring staff adhere to relevant safety and environmental requirements
  • Deputise for Production Supervisor\ Manager
  • Manage material shortages and discrepancies through the use of IFS and communication with stores/procurement/planning
  • Work closely with other Team Leaders, Planners, Engineering, Buyers and Engineers to resolve issues related to the section
  • Regular verbal and written communication including emails with both internal and external stakeholders/customers/suppliers
  • Handle information of a sensitive, confidential or secret nature
  • Recruitment of shop floor staff

What experience you need to be the successful Production Assembly Team Lead:

  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment essential
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Experience of working with ERP system (IFS)
  • Familiarity with the FRACAS system preferred
  • Experience of supervising/leading team preferred

Personal attributes

  • Close attention to detail and a methodical approach
  • Customer \ Goal focused
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with an ability to handle multiple projects
  • Able to work on own initiative and prioritise a busy workload, juggling priorities to meet deadliness
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to express ideas, share information and communicate at all levels
  • Good team player, with a proactive, collaborative approach and an ability to motivate others

Must be eligible for SC clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Production Assembly Team Lead to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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