Salary: £10.91 plus shift allowance.

We are seeking a Team Leader to join our Polymer Recycling facility in Worksop.  The purpose of the role will be to manage a specific team to maintain and improve performance, ensuring a safe operating environment at all times ensuring a high standard of product quality is maintained throughout the shift.


  • Comply with the company’s Health & Safety regulations and the Company’s Quality Standards
  • Promote a positive Health & Safety culture in the factory; carry out risk & COSHH assessments and accident investigations
  • To ensure product conforms to documented standards, operating procedures are adhered to and that Health & Safety is paramount
  • Ensure adherence to all site policies
  • To oversee and lead all of the team’s day-to-day work performance
  • To organise and prioritise workloads when required
  • To monitor progress of workloads and report any issues to your Shift Manager
  • Ensure production targets and other KPI’s are achieved
  • To maintain communication and feedback to the production management team at all times
  • To maintain communication and feedback to the  maintenance team at all times
  • Set up and operating machinery in accordance with current procedures
  • Conduct appropriate checks on machinery/equipment
  • Improve maintenance and operations processes – Adhering to TPM schedules
  • Ensure all relevant reports/paperwork is completed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Complete other miscellaneous task as instructed by your Team Leader/Manager
  • Coach and mentor all new starters within area
  • Improving the new starter on-boarding process
  • Ensuring each operator is trained to the agreed standards
  • Upskill colleagues to agreed standard and the Mentor’s level
  • Develop training modules with the training department
  • Support Shift Manager with probation and PDR process
  • The ability to deputise in the absence of your Shift Manager or to assist with covering all other areas/departments when required
  • CMI Level 3 or equivalent is required
  • Proven people management experience
  • An ability to prioritise work duties.
  • To be able to control and discipline staff when required
  • To maintain confidentiality with staff and management at all times
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to both deliver and carry out verbal and written instructions
  • Good numeracy and writing skills
  • IOSH would be an advantage
  • Train the Trainer course would be an advantage
  • FLT, Reach, Counterbalance licence would be an advantage

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