Line Leader

Gretna Permanent
  • Immediate start, joining at a period of sustained growth
  • Key appointment and job security

About Our Client

The client has a good market reputation, have experienced year on year growth for the last 3 years, has a culture of promoting internal and continue to expand.

A high trust, collaborative, medium sized business with an incredibly supportive SMT.

Job Description

  • Plan and manage personnel deployment to maximise production efficiency
  • Support Operators on best practice and with training (internal and external)
  • Contribute to staff reviews and goal setting
  • Provide cover for Production Supervisor when required but equally comfortable standing in for Operators for what is a hands on Line Leader role
  • Plan and organise rota considerate of demand
  • Conduct inductions
  • Ensure department has material and equipment available and that this machinery and work space is safe
  • Input production data in to company database accurately
  • Support PPM
  • Effective breakdown response, fault finding and repair where possible
  • Downtime analysis
  • Continuous improvement contribution and KPI/process analysis
  • Regular safety checks and all expected HSE adherence, responsible for teams HSE knowledge and compliance
  • Work closely with Engineering, Planning, Logistics to support Production and Sales needs

The Successful Applicant

  • The successful Line Leader will hold relevant licenses, Loading Shovel, FLT, Telehandler, Diggers and Tractors. As a hands on role where the Line Leader also supports training multi skilled knowledge and possession of multiple tickets is highly desirable.
  • Previous Line Leader / Line Supervisor experience is essential to support a busy department immediately
  • Basic IT competency is essential
  • Data input or MRP familiarity is desirable to adapt to these systems quickly
  • Working in a high hazard environment is important, having owned HSE roles in these positions is highly desirable
  • The nature of work is physically demanding and applicants must be aware of this.
  • Experience in similar manufacturing and production, mobile plant environments is essential.

What's on Offer

Permanent position in the Gretna area, commutable from Dumfries, Carlisle and surrounding areas.

SMT that proactively encourage CPD and ensure training is delivered

Competitive salary which increase with training and probation completion

Charlie Muzzlewhite
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Phone number
+44 191 490 4126

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
Contract type
Consultant name
Charlie Muzzlewhite
Consultant phone
+44 191 490 4126
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