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Production Shift Leader

Job Title: Production Shift Leader
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months +
REF: KGShift Leader_1502965575
Contact Name: Kerrie Gaurd
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Job Description : Production Shift Leader (Operations)

Main responsibilities:

Oversees the operational shift working of the Production line at HT R&D UK Ltd Ipswich, critically ensuring:

Health and Safety protocol, procedure and practices are adhered to:

~ Ensuring that employee's behaviour and conduct meet the requirements of the business as laid out in P&P's and guidelines

~ making first line localised decisions on individuals or area safety, welfare and operational matters.

~ escalating issues to Core Team / Site security that may impact site-wide Safety, Welfare and Operational matters such as temporary site closure or evacuation.

Operational issues are effectively managed:

~ Utilising shift resource or call-out procedure to ensure that Product / Process and Equipment issues are resolved on shift or contained for effective resolution on the next day shift

~ Ensuring that priorities, targets and standard operating procedures are managed to successful completion within the Cell structures of Production.

~ Liaises with Cell Leads, Technicians and Operators to ensure that cross cell communication and collaboration is optimised

~ Actively support Shift & cell training activities and administration, including metrics and measures

~ Undertakes first line appraisal, coaching, performance management and discipline.

~ Utilises reporting tools to ensure shift issues are effectively managed: Manufacturing Execution System, Defect Tracking System, HR admin sets

~ Creates effective lines of communication with Process Engineering, Facilities & Equipment and Production Managers to ensure that issues are both managed onto shift and reported off shift.

Required skills and Qualifications

~ Experience in semiconductor wafer fabrication

~ Accredited Leadership Qualification

~ Experience of leading teams in a Production environment preferably on a shift basis

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