Reference : GBR08335

Shift Team Leader

  • Technical Production
  • United Kingdom Corby
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Posting date : 12/01/2022

Position description

Production Shift Team Leader

Saint Gobain



As a Production Shift Team Leader at Saint Gobain you can expect a varied, challenging and fast paced role where you will be joining a business that is focused on building excellent customer oriented teams in every business unit. As a Production Shift Team Leader you will play a pivotal role in building a positive culture / environment in a cross department function where you can showcase your flair for people management, people development, time management, continuous improvement and change management


The Production Shift Team Leader will ensure that Leadership and coordination of day to day Production activities in line with the needs of the business.  Ensuring all Safety, Quality and Operational processes and procedures are adhered to drive operational excellence.  Continually develop the Production team and processes to manufacture goods Right-First-Time & “OTIF” to meet customer expectations. This exciting career enhancing role will have you acting as a fully part of the Management set up within this highly successful global organisation.


Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is the world's leading producer of engineered, high-performance polymer products, making a positive difference in virtually every major industry across the globe— from the bearings and seals found on Formula 1 race cars to radomes that protect radar devices on commercial and military aircrafts. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is rooted in a deep heritage of product innovation, technological expertise and market leadership.


And what about flexibility? The world of work is changing, if you have specific needs around flexibility we’re always open to discussing ways of making it work if we can, hit apply and be happy to talk to you.


Here’s a short breakdown of the key focus areas in this role

  • Support the Production Manager in the day to day production operations, ensuring production plans are adhered to, whilst utilising the available labour effectively and efficiently utilizing the ERP system


  • Support the Production Manager with production process issues, resolutions and implementation of corrective actions


  • Work closely with the Quality department to support and continually improve the quality systems, including customer complaint investigations, root cause and corrective actions.


  • Lead by example in Safety, Quality, Operational and WCM activities, ensuring all procedures are adhered to




Is this role right for me?

Our key attitudes; Innovative. Customer Focused. Agile. Open and Engaging. Entrepreneurial - are what makes us and how we like to work at Saint-Gobain. These are shared characteristics of us all and traits we look for in future team members. We are looking for the right person to fit in with our Saint-Gobain culture, but we know this needs to be right for you too. So if you think you match with the following, then we would love to hear from you!


Although we do require someone with proven experience in an industrial environment, and experience within a plastics production/manufacturing environment a positive attitude and a commitment to your learning and development are most important. If you have experience of interacting with customers and leadership qualities that’s okay, we will support your learning to help you develop with us


Is Saint-Gobain the right company for me?

We are on a mission to ‘Make the World a Better Home’; this is about creating solutions that improve the performance of buildings, to be responsible and ethical, and to support our local communities. It’s also our journey to Net Carbon Zero. So if you want to be part of our new vision and share the same passion as us, we’d love to hear from you.


Regardless of which business you join, you will be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times


Did you know we’ve won ‘Top UK & Global Employer’ 6 years running?!


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