Fitting Team Leader

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overtime available
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Sandiacre, ,

Job Title: Fitting Team Leader                                          Location: Nottingham

Shift: Mon -Thur7am to 4pm Fri- 7am to 1pm                   Hours: 40 hrs per week

Pay Rate: £30,500 - £33,600                                         Overtime rate: Time & Qtr


We are currently recruiting for a Fitting Team for our prestigious client based in Nottingham. 

You will be joining a team of 60 staff to work in one of the country’s most modern manufacturing production facilities who produce recognised product in over 30 countries throughout the world. An opportunity has arisen to join our fitting team manufacturing our industry leading Plasma and Laser cutting machines. You will work within the fitting team in the manufacturing and also as a team leader providing support and supervision to your team members. Ensuring you are in close communication with the Production and Operations Managers working to production timeframes and deadlines.

The focus of this role will be:

  • Supervise and work with the fitting team to design plans within time targets for the delivery of the plasma and laser machines.
  • Work in conjunction with the Production Manager and Operations Manager to schedule, prioritise and plan the production fitting workload and ensure this information is communicated clearly and monitored with the fitting team.
  • Act as the first point of contact to resolve technical issues escalated from the fitting team.
  • Actively participate in daily operations reviews, reporting on build progress and related issues
  • Track emails and communicate via emails business wide where required.
  • Monitoring and entering data from the fitting team time sheets.
  • Monitoring the fitting team’s performance against target build times and initiate action where required.
  • Focus on improving key production fitting KPI’s (including but not exclusive to):

-Improving Productivity

-Minimise rework

-Improve production quality

-Improve Health & Safety

  • Organise and manage holidays and overtime within the team to ensure smooth running of the business operations.
  • Work constructively with other Team Leaders (and all other personnel) in a positive and supportive way to ensure smooth and efficient running of business operations.
  • Support and act as the Lead for Lean Manufacturing and 5S activities and any other business/organisational development activities within the Fitting Bay area and other areas that may affect the operation of the Fitting Section.
  • Work with Engineering staff to act as a constructive focal point for the development of products and processes including Supplier discussions as/if required.
  • The fitting team leader will be one of the factory keyholders; including Alarm Setting
  • Provide additional support and to work flexibly when and where necessary to ensure the effective and efficient running of all business operations.

Your Personal Skills and Experience:

  • What we would expect from you:
  • You are punctual, reliable, and honest, with a positive outlook
  • You are an exceptional communicator and relationship builder
  • You pride yourself in accuracy and attention to detail
  • You are a natural leader who can support team members and build supportive working relationships

 What you can expect from us:

  • A great deal of autonomy and responsibility, alongside a safe and supportive environment to learn
  • The ability to work across a number of teams in a company with a warm and friendly team
  • The chance to contribute to and influence the growth of the company in the finance department

 What we would hope for from you:

  • You are excited to work in an innovative manufacturing environment with ambitious growth plans
  • You have the ability to work from your own initiative and ensure deadlines and targets are met.

 What next?

  • If you would like to speak to someone then please contact Wayne Brown on 01527 390039 for more information or send an email to
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