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Team Leader

Schneider Electric

Scarborough, United Kingdom

Make the most of your energy in a career at Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management. We hire individuals driven by a desire to impact the world. With a mission to make the most of our clients' energy, we can help solve the global energy dilemma by helping companies and individuals make more efficient use of the energy they already use. We are passionate about delivering real and innovative solutions in energy management and energy efficiency, making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green.

Join Schneider Electric and power your career! Discover the opportunity to join an international, dynamic, and responsible company that fosters the development of all its people around the world. Every day, we empower employees to achieve more and experience exciting careers. Find out how our values and unique position make Schneider Electric the employer of choice.

Schneider Electric has a great opportunity for the right person to join the team in at our Scarborough plant as a manufacturing Team Leader. At Scarborough we manufacture LV Switchgear products for use in electricity substations around the world. The site is steeped in history, originally commencing manufacturing at that location in 1943. We have enjoyed a market leading positon for many years in the UK as well as successfully exporting globally. This product is arguably one of the biggest success stories of Schneider Electric in the UK and you can be certain that there is a good change that the substation suppling power to your home as you read this will contain a SE product.

You will be responsible for managing the global performance and continuous improvement of a production cell, ensuring Safety, Quality, Service, Efficiency and people engagement through the organisation of team members in accordance with Schneider Electric policies and procedures.

Acting as a change agent you will drive forward lean and SPS objectives through effective use of the SIM process.

Please note, this role involves shift work.

Relevant experience within a manufacturing environment
Ability to manage a team
Promotes and demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement within the team.
Challenges inappropriate behaviour
Demonstrates potential to be an effective trainer
Good communication and influencing skills
Remains focused in difficult situations
Customer focused – internal and external
· Comprehensive experience in a steel fabrication environment
· Knowledge of CNC punching technologies
· Knowledge of CNC forming technologies
· Knowledge of powder coating paint systems for use with indoor and outdoor equipment including pre-treatment and finishing technologies

Electrical or Electronic Qualifications – City and Guilds / BTEC, ONC, HNC Level apprenticeship
Knowledge of problem solving methodology
Previous team supervisory experience
Understanding of current manufacturing techniques (SPS, SIM, Lean, Kanban etc.)
Knowledge of company policies and procedures

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At Schneider Electric, Diversity & Inclusion is at the heart of our organisation, it's an integral part of our history, culture and identity. We recognise that embracing diversity unlocks innovation and creativity and fosters collaboration. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our communities and the customers we serve. As a result, our teams are stronger to drive the company's future.


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