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Shift Leader

  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £39k - 42.2k per year + Shift allowance per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 17 days ago

  • Sector: Aerospace & Aviation
  • Function: Manufacturing and production
  • Contact: Matthew Taylor
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 07947 343994
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Start Date: May 2022
  • Expiry Date: 07 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61626

Job Title – Shift Supervisor

£ 39,000 p.a. - £ 42,200 p.a. (inc shift allowance) + Enhanced Pension + life assurance + childcare vouchers + various benefits schemes

Location: Leicester


Are you a Team Leader, Shift Supervisor or Cell Leader with experience leading a team in a fast paced manufacturing environment? Are you interested in working for a rapidly expanding manufacturer of high precision aerospace components? We are looking for a Shift Supervisor with a background in precision engineering and lean manufacturing . Are you able to lead and inspire teams, work to incredibly high tolerances and tight deadlines? If so continue reading..

As a Shift Supervisor your day to day responsibilities will consist of;

  • Leading a team of 30+ machine operators in a fast-paced aerospace manufacturing environment
  • Reporting to senior management team daily, regarding production targets, cell performance / delivery and production issues
  • Manage shifts production plan, lead daily shift change meeting and brief teams on production targets, recovery plans, quality and health and safety issues
  • Developing a PPM schedule to always ensure peak production capability
  • Mentoring , training and performance managing your team
  • Proactively promote and participate in Continuous improvement projects to drive productivity, quality, H&S and costs across the department
  • Bi-weekly Shift pattern; week 1 mornings (Mon – Fri) , week 2 afternoons (Mon-thurs)

An exciting opportunity for Experienced Shift Supervisor with the following;

  • Fast paced manufacturing engineering back ground, ideally aerospace or precision machining /  CNC environment with similar process / quality systems 
  • Experience in a leadership, Team Leader or Management role
  • Experience of continuous improvement projects would be advantageous – 6S lean etc

If you are a Shift Supervisor with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Shift Supervisor position, please contact Matthew Taylor at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947943994.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.