CNC Cell Leader

Job title : CNC Cell Leader
Contract type : Permanent
Location : Gerrards Cross
Sectors :
Salary : £45000 - £52000 per annum
Start date : ASAP
Job Reference : SYN2392_1622197298
Contact name : James Curtis
Contact email :

CNC Cell Leader

  • Up to £50k inc shift doe
  • Shift pattern as details below
  • Healthcare plan
  • Paid Overtime
  • Fantastic pension scheme

Experienced CNC machining facility Cell Leader required to join one of the world's leading Aerospace/Defence manufacturers in Middlesex

We are seeking candidates who are very detail orientated, process and productivity driven to supervise and lead a team of CNC Machinists to ensure production outputs and targets are met

Cell Leader accountabilities:

  • To supervise a team of operators to ensure output/production targets are met
  • Plan, monitor and allocate workloads to maximise output
  • Monitoring of sick absence and attendance
  • Completion of appraisals and Training plans
  • Developing a skills matrix for their team
  • Conducting and arranging training on the job for members of the team
  • Recruitment of team members as required
  • Handing employee disputes
  • Conducting risk assessments in accordance with the H&S plan
  • Initiating and participating in 5 "S" and other improvement activities.
  • Communicate and monitor team performance against KPI/metrics
  • Investigation of the causes of poor productivity and implementation of action plans to address them
  • Ensure all relevant Health and Safety regulations are adhered to at all times
  • Other managerial duties as required

Experience & Skills:

  • Experience of managing people
  • Experience of working in a Machining environment
  • CNC Machining knowledge is essential (lead/cycle times, tool planning, spindle speeds, machine output etc)
  • Strong knowledge of planning and monitoring of workloads
  • Numerical ability - interpreting graphs, percentages, analysing trend data
  • An understanding of COSHH and/ or risk assessments
  • Working knowledge of SAP or any other MRP system
  • HNC / HND in an Engineering related discipline or an Apprenticeship

Shift pattern

Week of Earlies 6.00-14.00 Mon-Thu, 06.00-12.00 Fri,

Week of Lates 13.45-22.00 Mon-Thu 11.45-16.15 Fri

For all successful candidates, our client will undertake background security checks. As part of this, they will need to confirm your identity, employment history and address history to cover the past five years as well as your nationality, immigration status and criminal record. For positions that require Security Clearance, the successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain security clearance up to the relevant level for the role.

You must have unrestricted eligibility to worth in the UK

If you think you have the skills necessary to be a success in this role, please click apply.
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