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Workshop Team Leader

Ref: JD007

We have a vacancy for a Workshop Team Leader to lead the company's workshop operations and ensure all team members are skilled in the disciplines required for producing quality products, on time and at the right cost.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure ISO 9001 and the EHS 14001 polices are fully adhered to.
  • Plan, coordinate and schedule workflow through the workshop according to established manufacturing sequences and lead times.
  • On a day to day basis work with the team members to ensure customer (internal/external) deadlines are achieved and the right attitudes/behaviours are being used.
  • Order material, tooling and fixtures where applicable for production requirements.
  • Maintain and develop the correct skill levels and plan in skill shortages / succession.
  • Using leadership skills, supervise and motivate the team and review individual performance.
  • Determine status of assigned prototype and R & D projects and communicate at all times.
  • Workshop to operate in a clean, tidy and organised environment with the use of visual controls.
  • Look to implement continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Work with current supplier base regarding QA issues using the relevant ISO procedures.
  • Full responsibility to ensure workshop is shutdown and secure at the end of each day.

Essential Experience

  • Quality Assurance - ISO 9001
  • Capacity Planning
  • Lean Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement
  • Engineering background

Desirable Experience

  • CNC operating and programming
  • Milling, turning and grinding
  • Automotive engineering background
  • Environmental ISO 14001
  • Auditing skills

Essential Skills

  • Computer literacy (Word, Excel, access etc)
  • Good communication skills
  • Capacity planning
  • Problem solving techniques
  • Leadership / Man Management qualities
  • Visual Management (5s)

Desirable skills

  • Presentation skills

Person Specification

  • Able to manage and prioritise multiple demands to agreed timescales under pressure
  • Able to work within a team or independently with minimum supervision
  • Commitment to high levels of customer satisfaction with internal customers
  • Commitment to a high level of personal performance
  • Good technical communication skills
  • Strong team player and have “a can do attitude”
  • Flexible approach Good personal presence


To apply for this vacancy, please email your CV and cover letter to recruitment@abdynamics.com

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