Milling Team Leader

Location: Xtrac UKClosing Date: 19 June 2022

About The Role

As Team Leader of our Milling department on our day shift, you’ll provide leadership to the Milling team, delegating and managing workload in order to achieve the required levels of quality, output and productivity. This includes management and performance monitoring of the team and deputising in the absence of the Machine Shop Manager. Keeping an eye on the ground and monitoring the departments current and future workload in order to report accurate information into the Machine Shop Manager.

You’ll be responsible for the following responsibilities:

  • Utilisation and maintenance of the milling departments machines and equipment and ensuring that work flow is optimised and machine down time is kept to an absolute minimum
  • Promote continuous improvement activity across the department to increase productivity
  • Undertaking consumable stock control
  • Ensure quality of product is maintained to the highest of standards and participate in solving quality related issues where required
  • Encouraging the department to utilise the Manufacturing Support Engineers for quality/manufacturing issues where necessary
  • Understand, explain, deliver and promote the need to achieve the overall factory KPI’s
  • Lead the daily SQDP meetings and report back to management
  • Promote and enforce safe working practices and liaise with Health & Safety to escalate or resolve any issues
  • Liaise with multiple teams including our engineering departments

About You

The successful candidate should have the following attributes:

  • Extensive CNC Milling experience is critical
  • Supervisory experience is critical
  • Demonstrated manufacturing problem solving experience
  • Demonstrated people skills
  • IT Literacy is critical (Including Microsoft Office, Teams, Planner etc.
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement experience
  • ERP Experience (particularly Epicor) is highly desirable
  • Successful completion of an apprenticeship in a manufacturing discipline is highly desirable
  • Higher education in an Engineering or related discipline is highly desirable (HNC / HND / Degree)
  • Fanuc CNC programming experience is highly desirable

About Xtrac

Here at Xtrac, we are the world’s leading manufacturer of Motorsport and High Performance Automotive Transmission Solutions. Our products are used internationally across the worlds most prestigious motorsport events so naturally, we have a passion for winning and continuously improving, whether that be our products, our people, or our business. Our short and long term vision is to transform into a world class high performance automotive supplier whilst retaining our position as a world leader in motorsport, so now is the time join our journey, make an impact and contribute to the success of our future.

What makes us who we are is our people, we share behaviours and values to ensure Xtrac remain world class. Our culture that delivers…

Accountability – own it and learn from it

Responsibility – we do what we say we will

Respectful – to everyone

Listen – to really hear someone and appreciate other views

Feedback – to give constructive feedback but to ask for it as well

Company benefits include

Competitive Salary
Pension Contribution
Life Assurance
Private Health Care
Eye Care Assistance
Cycle to Work Scheme
Company Events
On-site Parking

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