General information

Job Title
Production Team Leader
Ref #
609
Date
Monday, November 22, 2021
Country
United Kingdom
Location
Woking
Business area
Manufacturing
Department
General Assembly Indirect
Position level
Qualifying / Team Leader
Working time
Full Time
Contract type
Permanent
Working pattern
Blue Shift 40 hours

Description & Requirements

Background

No restraints. No limitations. We don’t simply push boundaries. We completely rethink them. McLaren Automotive exists to create breath-taking performance road cars.

With innovation at the core of all we do, every challenge starts with the same question. How can we do it better? This restless spirit runs right through McLaren Automotive. And the search for perfection is evident in everything we do.

Purpose of Role

To work as part of the McLaren Automotive Production Team producing road cars and controlling the activities of a group of Production Team Members.

Principal Accountabilities

 

Principal accountabilities:

• Achieving the daily/annual volume throughput

• Contributing to achieving a Quality standards required

• Control all Health & Safety requirements for persons and equipment within their work stations, including management of training, maintenance, and implementation of products

• Contributing to the maintenance, upkeep and reporting of the Business Development Plans (BDP’s) in your area

• Execution of methodologies for Lean Manufacturing, such as 5S, 7 wastes and continuous improvement, always striving for perfection.

• Understand & demonstrate a broad knowledge of the build process to provide training & assist when issues arise.

• Provide cover for absence within your team and have a flexible approach to working hours as the business demands.

• Train & mentor Team Members to achieve high quality in working practices and processes.

• Assist in the continuous improvement of production & business processes, i.e. quality, safety, cost, productivity.

• Prepare for production by checking resource, equipment, tools, parts availability, consumables etc on a daily basis.

• Assist the Group Leaders to produce maintenance schedules, monitor up time of machinery and ensure daily checks are conducted.

• Take part in problem solving activities – assist in analysis & resolution of problems, define & determine appropriate actions.

• Ensure safe working practices are adhered to and that all Team Members are using the correct protective clothing.

• When required aid the Group Leaders in conducting performance reviews for areas of your team who require improvement, considering training, regular reviews etc.

• Maintain and endorse McLaren values and culture(housekeeping, appearance etc).

• Lead by example, influence all Team Members and ensure they are fully motivated.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Knowledge, skills & experience:

• No formal qualifications are necessary, however a foundation degree in engineering would be preferred.

• Understanding and experience in a manufacturing/process driven environment is essential.

• For some positions, specific skills may be required e.g. composite lay-up & reparation, vehicle repair etc.

• Must be able to demonstrate a broad job knowledge of automotive processes and specific skills for the area in question.

• Good level of knowledge for Microsoft Office packages.

Personal Attributes

Personal attributes:

• High attention to detail and quality standards.

• Punctual.

• Willing to learn and train others.

• Conscientious.

• Commitment and drive to succeed.

• Self – motivated and is able to motivate others.

• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff.

• Supportive of team working.

• Demonstrates a willingness to achieve targets & deadlines whatever it takes.

• Flexible approach to working hours, including shifts, mid week and weekend work