Team Leader Production Operations - ATC Tooling Co-ordinator

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5,001-10,000 employees
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AWE is currently recruiting for a Team Leader Production Operations

Location - Basingstoke/Reading

Package - £36,310 - £42,500. dependant on skills and experience plus allowances

Closing date for this role is 24th July 2024

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training
  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services
  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)
  • Life Assurance
  • Discounts - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending
  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family
  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing - more information available on our careers site

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage tooling demand across the Assembly Technology Centre
  • Leadership of direct reports to successfully plan and deliver their authorised programmes, tasks and projects to time, cost, and quality.
  • Maintain and promote high personal standards, and team performance, in environment, safety, health, security and quality and be a great team player.
  • Additional accountabilities for this job profile may be defined and appointed through the Chief Engineer Management Arrangements, with appointees listed within the Company Design Authorities and Technical Authorities, as held in the company management system.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the management and demand of tooling within the Assembly Technology Centre
  • Engage closely with tooling hub, tooling design and additional stakeholders to ensure tooling is available to support operations
  • Provide support to tooling verification and validation activities
  • Provide support to tooling commissioning activities
  • Responsible for the day to day deliverables of the programme within manufacturing areas.
  • Providing adequate supervision of all operations within the area of responsibility.
  • Engage and support relationships at a local level to promote high performing teams.
  • Ensure staff are competent and trained to carry out assigned tasks safely to time, cost and quality in aid of the manufacturing programme.
  • Support the delivery performance of the production scheduling to meet customer requirements.
  • Manage Key Performance Indicator metrics on schedule, quality, safety, delivery and cost.
  • Lead and deliver the local Accountability Board (Visual Management Boards).
  • Actively engage and support the Production Associate PDG process.
  • Give advice and guidance on career development including coaching, provision of feedback and providing appropriate support.
  • Promote and sponsor operational excellence and drive all actions aimed at continuous process improvement.
  • Works effectively with others and building required relationships and interfaces to support delivery of the Programme.
  • Provide a diverse and inclusive working environment that allows individuals to flourish and realise their potential.
  • Work with others to form high performing teams.
  • Adopt a 'See It, Own It, Solve It' mind-set, by identifying obstacles to success and taking ownership to find solutions to those problems.
  • Responsible for undertaking other duties as reasonably required from time to time by line and task management, including work at other places within the UK or overseas; this will be done in consultation with you, and in accordance with any requirements contained in your Contract of Employment.
  • The Company may require you to fulfil any other reasonable duties as aligned to your position from time to time in line with business needs; this may include additional roles as set out below (these are subject to your area of work, and where formally agreed by the individual):
  • e.g. First Aider; Ballistic First Aider; RA First Aider; Assistant Zone Control Officer; Zone Control Officer, Risk/COSHH/Manual handling assessor, Asset Change manager


Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for this role.