Team Leader - Test Materials Centre.
James Heal are based in two adjoining former textile mills a short distance from Halifax, Town Centre. We Design and Manufacture Testing Instruments and Reference Materials predominantly for the Textile Industry. You will be joining our company at an exciting time, we have grown 10% a year for the last four years and continue to expand our global customer base, with exciting opportunities to expand into new markets. If you are an experienced Team Leader/Supervisor, who would enjoy the challenge of a fast paced Textile Test Materials production environment and leading and developing a multi skilled Team which includes skilled weavers and seamstresses, then this is the opportunity for you The purpose of this role is to support the Business Unit Manager in the execution of the production plan for the department ensuring that departmental outputs meet the expectations of James Heal Internal and External Customers Full product training will of course be provided. Accountabilities to include: To be responsible and accountable for all Operations within the department, supported and reporting to, the Business Unit Manager Test Materials. To be responsible for meeting all demands of the Master Production Schedule, by ensuring effective and efficient decision making around capacity within the Centre, is managed meticulously. To be capable of managing the Team, ensuring a flexible and agile workforce is in place, to meet demands. Provide adequate training and ongoing development for all Test Material Centre Operatives, ensuring competency matrices are accurately represented, to support week to week decision making. To be responsible for the allocation of work, ensuring a balanced approach which will ensure weekly Production Plans are met in full, on time. To raise options for managing situations of under capacity which is as a result of extra-ordinary customer demands. To work closely with the Purchasing Team and be satisfied that all...