Team Leader

To lead a team or teams within Production, being responsible for the management of the personnel and their individual and combined performances, measured in terms of H&S, Quality and Delivery.

Manchester, UK

Full Time, Permanent

NVQ or ILM Level 3 qualification or higher

Closing Date: Friday 28th June 2024


Health and Safety

  • Comply with Company H&S procedures and legislation at all times.
  • Identify any hazards, make safe and report as per Company H&S procedures.
  • Ensure correct use and storage of PPE and RPE.
  • Ensure staff have received appropriate H&S training and records are maintained and updated accordingly.


  • Ensure that the team adheres to the processes and procedures they have been trained in.
  • Assist with customer issue investigations.
  • Support the identification and recommendation of potential process improvements and work with the Production Engineering team to implement.
  • Ensure rejected material is processed through MRB.


  • Monitor and coach the team to ensure they are achieving the standard times set for the production processes in question.
  • Distribute work across the team so as to fully utilise the labour hours available.
  • Investigate lineside stock discrepancies and take appropriate action to minimise future losses.


  • Work with Production Planning and the Production Manager to ensure production jobs are completed in line with plans.

Employee Satisfaction

  • Provide the team with a regular briefing to keep them aware of events and news from within the company.
  • Manage absence in the team; re-arrange work as required, cover as required and conduct back to work interviews.
  • Manage performance issues in the team, working in conjunction with the Production Manager.
  • Address conflicts in the team, escalating issues as necessary to the Production Manager.
  • Carry out regular 1:1s with team members, identifying training needs and future aspirations to enable the creation of individual progression plans.
  • Assist the Production Engineering team in training staff in the different production processes and in familiarisation with different products.

About You: 



  • Three or more years of experience working in product assembly manufacturing.


  • Experience in a people management role within electrical/electronic product manufacturing.
  • Experience of IT systems, such as Epicor.
  • Experience of team problem solving exercises.


  • Excellent communication and coaching skills.
  • Ability to read and understand product drawings.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety practices.
  • Competent in using MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel.


Applications should be made by forwarding a copy of your up to date CV and covering letter to or alternatively, you can submit your application by post to: Elcometer Limited, Edge Lane, Droylsden, Manchester, M43 6BU.