Terex Corporation

  • Team Leader - Plant Production

    Location GB-LEI-Coalville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/20/2018 10:17 AM)
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  • Overview:

    This is an exiciting opportinity for a Production Team Leader to join our expanding team who are setting up the assembly line for the production of crushing machines for the materials processing industry at our Coalville site. Reporting directly to the Production Manager, you will assist in ensuring the smooth flow of production through the manufacturing line to meet on-time deliveries in the most effective manner.


    You will be responsible for the following:

    • Leading a team in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
    • Maintaining a strict high standard of Health & Safety at all times.
    • Maintaining a strict quality standard within the workshop.
    • Applying high standards of 5s with the workshop.
    • Reporting and Logging Maintenance breakdowns.
    • Achieving production Takt time targets.
    • Ensuring all recuts are kitted and delivered within the deadlines set out.
    • Workload being planned and prepared in advance.
    • Identifying the needs of your team and training existing and new team members.
    • Identifying production concerns and communicating the same to the Production Manager
    • Productivity, pursuing continuous improvement and problem solving opportunities.



    • Candidates should be qualified to minimum of GCSE level or equivalent
    • Significant production experience gained in a highly pressured, heavy engineering manufacturing environment
    • Must have a good working knowledge of steel fabrication, machine parts and steel processing
    • Project management experience/skills
    • Have an understanding of lean manufacturing, JIT, QCO, 5S continuous improvement techniques
    • Good communication skills and have the ability to work in a pressurized environment,
    • Ability to meet strict deadlines, hands on and be able to adapt to changing priorities and goals
    • Demonstrable ability to work on their own initiative and take responsibility for making good business decisions when required.
    • Flexible/adaptable, results focused individual with the energy, drive and commitment to make it happen


    • Experience in building large tracked equipment would be a distinct advantage.
    • Ideally you should have previous supervisory or people management experience
    • Computer literate and experience of Oracle/ERP systems would be advantageous 


    This above description is non-exhaustive and there may be additional duties in accordance with the role.


    All applicants must demonstrate through their application form how they meet the criteria for the position applied for.  We reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short listing stage, if required.


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