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Production Team Leader - Fitting & Assembly

Doncaster, Yorkshire
£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
5 Sep 2022
Lontra, an innovative multi-award-winning engineering technology company, have partnered with Elevation Recruitment Group, to manage the extensive recruitment drive for the set-up and launch of their new £17m smart factory in Doncaster. As part of their core values, Lontra are committed to creating a diverse workforce, with an inclusive culture, where everyone is valued and able to participate, to achieve their potential as well as a focus on good work-life balance. The new facility is based close to Doncaster Sheffield Airport, with excellent road and transport links. WHO ARE LONTRA? Lontra is a technology company delivering ground-breaking air compressor designs. With their headquarters situated in the heart of the UK, they are backed by world-class technical, commercial partners and supporters, including SKF, WEG, Beckhoff Automation, Yaskawa and National Instruments. Their flagship product, the Blade Compressor has been proven by Severn Trent Water to drive down energy costs by 21 percent. The business continues to develop new technologies and is expanding into new industries including, food and drink production, pharmaceutical manufacture, and water treatment. Lontra's CEO Steve Lindsey was a finalist in the prestigious European Inventor Awards 2017 and has assembled an expert team to drive growth and success. Our culture of doing things differently, encourages initiative and integrity. Good design, innovation, creativity and curiosity are at the forefront of our work. PRODUCTION TEAM LEADER - FITTING & ASSEMBLY ROLE OVERVIEW: The Production Team Leader- Fitting & Assembly role offers an exciting opportunity to be one of the founding members of the Doncaster team, and to apply your skills to the fast-growing field of clean technology whilst playing a leading role in the production of a new world-class design of compressor. The successful Production Team Leader - Fitting & Assembly candidate will be capable of working as a core member of the manufacturing team whilst ensuring supplier product and process quality requirements are met. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PRODUCTION TEAM LEADER: Being responsible and accountable for the fitting and assembly department production schedule, productivity, efficiency, and H&S of the assembly & build employees on their designated shift Becoming the subject matter expert in all aspects of the build Working alongside engineering to reverse engineer, write, and develop SOP's Offer infrastructure solutions, challenging where appropriate Build a competent and driven multiskilled team of Mechanical Fitters Leading by example with a hands-on approach Training and mentoring new and existing team members Ensuring the team are consistently hitting KPIs and working efficiently IN A NUTSHELL: The successful Production Team Leader - Fitting & Assembly applicant will be a fundamental part of our team, supporting all aspects of the business by becoming a superuser, whilst also teaching, training and developing new starters. SKILLS & EXPERIENCE FOR THE PRODUCTION TEAM LEADER- FITTING & ASSEMBLY: Team coaching, training and development skills within heavy precision engineering rotatory machine build Must have a strong knowledge of mechanical fitting including hydraulics & pneumatics Must have a technical mind with strong problem solving skills Team Leader experience is essential for this role Must have experience with bench building including a variety of manual fitting techniques Candidates with an electrical qualification would be desirable Experience in CI, Lean Manufacturing & 5S Experience of reverse engineering and creating SOPs Experience of operating powered cranes and lifting equipment would be desirable A flexible approach to working hours and be prepared to travel for training purposes Elevation Recruitment Group are handling all applications for the Production Team Leader role, we would love to hear from you if you meet the required skills, experience and are looking to join a forward-thinking progressive organisation. Please get in touch today with a copy of your latest CV, or get in touch with Anna Morgan at Elevation Recruitment Group
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  • Job Reference: 704907699-2
  • Date Posted: 5 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Elevation Recruitment Group
    Elevation Recruitment Group
  • Location: Doncaster, Yorkshire
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent