Danaher Corporation Production Team Leader in Huntingdon, United Kingdom

Danaher Company Description

Since its formation in 1987 Linx has earned a reputation for its thoughtfully designed and well-engineered products. The company has continued to invest around 6% of turnover annually in research and development, making it one of the UK’s top research spenders in relation to its turnover. Investment in R&D has delivered new continuous ink jet (CIJ) printers, laser coders, thermal transfer overprinters, and case coders, supported by a comprehensive range of ancillary products. Linx sells to a geographically diverse market, with over 80% of sales outside the UK. With a growing worldwide market share and a significant position in all major CIJ markets, Linx is one of the CIJ industry’s leading players. Linx is renowned for reliable, easy-to-use products which have a low total cost of ownership, as well as for its strong customer service ethos.

Reporting to the Production Manager, your key role will be to manage the day to day running of the Spares Cell, including direct supervisory responsibility for your team. You will also be responsible for running the Cell effectively, removing bottle necks and ensuring Safety, Quality, Delivery and Production targets are achieved.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Team management and development including PDR reviews and development planning
  • Absence and Holiday management of your team, along with co-ordination with other Operations areas
  • Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity measurement and reporting at daily QDIP meetings
  • Install and Sustain 5S/SWK (Standard Work Kaizens) and lead Kaizen events
  • Install and Sustain TPM (Total Preventative Maintance) in your assigned area
  • Train, coach and certify associates (new/existing and temps) in all aspects of relevant Cell SWK
  • Maintaining Training Matrix in order to comply with internal and external auditing bodies
  • Using problem solving process (PSP) for identifying and fixing quality issues
  • Ensure on time delivery to customer is met
  • Identifying and fixing (PSP) productivity/bottleneck issues
  • Repairs of faulty Cell products where necessary
  • Identify training gaps and work with Production Manager to close

Desirable - Minimum 5 GCSE's at grade A-C including English and Math's Work Experience * Direct Leadership of a Team within a Manufacturing Environment * Experience of demand management in a make to order environment
* Experience of managing safety critical processes * Experience in cross training associates
Knowledge & Skills * Strong IT skills, including the use of MS Word, Excel & Powerpoint * Excellent analytical and Problem Solving Skills
* Use of Daily Visual Management tools
* Active knowledge of Lean Tools (Visual Management,Single piece flow, SMED, TPM, Kanban, Heijunka, Kaizen)
* Management of improvement plan on Safety, Quality, Delivery and Productivity as per PD/KPI
* Able to apply 5S/SWK tool * People Management Skills Competencies
* Proven ability to lead and motivate teams * Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills with an ability to interact positively with people from a number of functions and levels within the organisation * Data driven and process orientated * Time management, scheduling and prioritisation skills
* Ability to make effective decisions in an expedient manner while maintaining extremely high QDIP standards
* Technical problem solving skills

Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years. At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.

Organization: Linx
Job Function: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: EMEA-Western Europe-United Kingdom-Cambridgeshire-Huntingdon
Schedule: Full-time
Req ID: LIN000501