Graduate Manufacturing Team Leader

Candidate Source Ltd
Livingston, West Lothian
09 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
This is your chance to start an exciting graduate management career in Aerospace Manufacturing. A global engineering manufacturer in West Lothian is seeking to recruit a recent STEM Graduate level candidate to work as a Graduate Manufacturing Team Leader in its highly interesting manufacturing facility.

The Manufacturing Team Leader role will see the successful candidate manage a professional production team within the product finishing department. As the company likes to promote from within, this is an entry-level management leader role with the potential for further advancement. The role is Monday to Friday on a day shift/backshift pattern (6-2 / 2-10).

Your Team Leader duties will include:

- Reporting to and supporting the Finishing Unit Manager to achieve business goals of output, quality and cost.
- Day to day people management of Finishing Operatives.
- Operational cost control of busy, fast-paced finishing/logistics department.
- Planning and coordinating the activity of a highly controlled finishing and logistics department.
- Ensuring agreed customer delivery times are achieved and that customers receive a world-class level of service.

To be successful in this Manufacturing Team Leader role you will have the following skills and experience:

- Recent Graduate and Degree qualified or equivalent in a STEM (Science, Technical, Engineering or Maths) related discipline.
- Previous people management skills and experience (Could be through work, vocational or hobby related).
- Understanding of financial management cost control and reporting skills with a natural flair for numbers.  
- Proven planning experience with the ability to produce action plans and deliver against them.
- Excellent communication skills with the ability to nurture talent and help colleagues to realise their full potential.

In return, you will receive an excellent graduate starting salary and benefits package that totals £29,880 (base salary: £24,000, shift allowance after probation of: £5,880), annual holiday entitlement will be 33 days equalling 25 days plus 8 statutory holidays rising to 35 days after 5 years’ service, an employer contribution pension – stakeholder with Standard Life – currently minimum 5% employee contribution with employer matching up to 10%, and a company discretionary bonus paid quarterly depending on company performance. The role is offered on a one-year FTC basis, with the possibility of extension or being made permanent.

Please apply online immediately for your CV to be considered for this excellent role.

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