Operations Team Manager (Manufacturing) - Darlington - 6 Month

Location: Darlington, County Durham Salary:
Sector: Engineering, Power and Renewables, Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Manufacturing (EPCM) Type: contract

I have a requirement for an Operations Team Lead for a 6 month contract in Darlington.

Rate: £28 per hour

Due to the introduction of a continental shift pattern across 7 days, an additional Operations Manager is needed to offer support to the Team Leaders in the Plant on site. Currently running 4 shifts a day this Ops lead will be managing 3/4 Team leaders who in turn will be managing a production line of around 150 Production operatives.

You must have:

- Great Communication Skills

- Demonstrable People Management Skills

- Experience of working in a Unionised environment

You will be supporting at a high level across the whole plant to all stakeholders within the business unit to ensure production targets are achieved.

For the right candidate there may be a temp to perm/fixed term option available at a later date as there is permanent headcount for this position.

Job Summary:

Manages, develops, and leads the daily activities of multiple production teams.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for the daily activities of multiple production teams including managing team members, housekeeping, and meeting production targets. Work cross functionally to improve safety, productivity, quality and efficiency of operations. Provides guidance and feedback for team members in accomplishing tasks and goals; sets expectations and clarifies responsibilities. Coaches and mentors team members. Identifies training needs; develops and implements training plans.

Qualifications and Competencies:

- Team Based Work systems

- Labor And Employee Relations

- Fosters Open Communication

- Manage Execution

- Motivate Others

- Emergency Management And Response

- Incident Investigation

Experience: Significant level of supervisory experience required.

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