Group Leader in Winschoten at ITW Specialty Products

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Description Position at Zip-Pak

The Group Leader is responsible for ensuring the Zipper Cell operates and manufactures to the highest quality, at optimum efficiencies and at the lowest costs, while maintaining excellent customer service levels through use of the ITW toolbox.

Achievement is delivered through:

 •         Ensure a safety culture is adopted by teams and self.

 •         Must have received formal Lean Manufacturing training, had at least 5 years experience in its use and be able to demonstrate significant efficiency and cost saving improvements.

 •         To promote the ITW toolbox philosophy at all times and demonstrate a clear understanding and adherence of both self and your team.

 •         Liaise with the Engineering team to prioritise breakdowns and other tasks to limit the effects on efficiencies and quality of finished product.

 •         Manage issues to ensure equipment, tools and resources including Management requirements are anticipated and dealt with in a timely manner.

 •         Liaise with the customers and sales team in handling customer complaints in line with the Company complaints procedure.

 •         Issue daily/weekly production plan to manufacturing that utilizes optimum equipment availability through effective monitoring of OEE.

 •         Ensure the teams manage and monitor scrap levels & consistently look for scrap and cost saving opportunities.

 •         Manage staffing levels including absence, holidays and arrange cover as necessary to ensure customer service MRD levels are maintained.

 •         Effectively manage employee relations with individuals and management through an open and communicative approach to gain ‘Buy In’ and to create a learning and innovative culture that includes continuous improvement.

 •         Liaise with the Group Leader in the UK to ensure all zipper quality procedures, S.O.P’s and working practices are maintained, updated and standardised at both EU facilities.

 •         To carry out any other reasonable task or request as required by Management in order to meet objectives and KPI’s.

 In order to carry out these responsibilities in full it is anticipated that 50% of working time will be in the Production area and 50% will be Office based.


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