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Production Shift Leader (Operations) - Suffolk - Contract

Job Title: Production Shift Leader (Operations) - Suffolk - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Suffolk, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 month rolling
REF: eg/ ShiftLeader - C_1505139887
Contact Name: Eva Graf
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Production Shift Leader (Operations) - Suffolk - 6 months rolling contract

We are looking for an experienced Shift Leader to join our clients team in Suffolk on a 6 month rolling contract.

Main responsibilities:

To oversee the operational shift working of the Production line 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

If this sounds interesting to you, please apply today or send your CV directly to

Production Shift Leader (Operations) - Suffolk - 6 months rolling contract

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