6 months ago

Production Team Leader x 3

Tilbury Competitive Permanent

Job Reference: 1226198

Posted on behalf of

Tevva

A leader in electrified HGV technology is currently seeking a Production Team Leader. Working in conjunction with the leadership team to ensure each production system and vehicle is launched safely, to the correct quality standard, on time and to budget building the company’s reputation as a dependable supplier of reliable zero emission freight vehicles to our customers.

 

Production Team Leader Duties:

  • To support an environment and culture, with a tenacious approach to continuous improvement, to embrace lean education and to implement technical excellence and innovation
  • Emphasis will be placed on the following responsibilities:
    • Take an active role in the building of pre-production prototype vehicles
    • Working closely with engineers in identifying and resolving build issues
    • Liaising with the workgroups and plant supervision regarding new processes, facilities and support production when required.
    • Adherence to all Tevva systems and processes for new product introduction
    • Support the programme timing through gateway adherence
    • Zero defect launch
    • Zero accident launch
  • Additionally, responsibilities will include:
    • To have responsibility for all launch activities within designated areas
    • Support virtual series builds to ensure parts / processes are designed for assembly, identify potential improvements/concerns. 
    • Provide robust training to manufacturing associates.
    • Create preliminary work instruction sheets
    • Validate tooling & jigs to ensure functionality / fit for purpose.
    • Identify ergonomic, risk assessments & health & safety concerns and solutions
    • Design for Assembly/PFMEA support.
    • Identify risks to First Time Through (FTT) / Dock audits including potential solutions or containment actions
    • Issue & resolution management
    • Generate / update relevant launch metrics
    • Tracking of build phase units to ensure timely delivery to end customer

The Successful Production Team Leader Will Have:

  • Experience in launch activities
  • Use of lean manufacturing and problem-solving techniques
  • Drive to achieve goals and challenge obstacles
  • Strong interpersonal and organisational skills, confidence, enthusiasm and willingness to learn and develop
  • Flexibility (i.e. working hours / shifts at short notice)
  • Good working knowledge of Work Instruction Sheets and their generation.
  • Computer literacy and good presentation skills
  • Have good product knowledge
  • Knowledge of PFMEA / DFA processes
  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams to support projects from early concepts to launch
  • Creates a supportive working environment in which dignity at work, respect and trust are an integral part of working together.
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