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Technical Team Leader – 08:00 to 16:30

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  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Lutterworth
  • £36,000 / Year

Aligra Hinckley

Aligra are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Technical Team Leader to join our client’s team based in Lutterworth.

As the Technical Team Leader, you will be responsible for leading, managing, coaching, motivating, and engaging a team of individuals to coordinate activities and achieve technical and business goals. You will play a vital role in ensuring effective process compliance management, continuous improvement, quality, and fostering a culture of self and team development.


  • Lead, manage, coach, motivate, and engage a team of individuals to coordinate activities and achieve technical and business goals.
  • Accountable for providing weekly, daily, and monthly performance reports to senior management.
  • Develop and maintain visual management boards for the team to ensure transparency and effective communication.
  • Ensure health, safety, environment, and housekeeping standards are consistently met and promote individual responsibility for health and safety.
  • Collaborate with the Planning and Resource Manager to create daily/weekly production schedules, including hourly resource planning.
  • Continually evaluate tact times for production line cells and identify opportunities to improve quality and throughput.
  • Drive and monitor value-added activities to maximize recoverable product value.
  • Ensure all direct activities have relevant standard operating procedures compliant with current client work instructions.
  • Actively pursue waste elimination through the application of continuous improvement tools and techniques.
  • Utilize problem-solving techniques to explore cost-saving initiatives without compromising quality.
  • Promote flexibility through skills training and personal development to meet team capability targets.
  • Provide accurate and concise end-of-day production line analysis/reporting to senior management.
  • Analyze technical exceptions in the process, both internally and directly to the client when required.
  • Monitor team absence and performance, taking appropriate action and providing accurate reporting.
  • Create and maintain a positive team culture and spirit, encouraging involvement from all team members in sharing information.
  • Collaborate with appropriate parties to provide solutions to team issues, considering policies and ethical practices.
  • Manage customer interfaces and expectations to ensure excellent customer service is provided.


  • Strong understanding of production process tools, preferably Method Time Measurement (MTM) or similar methodology.
  • Proven experience in leading and managing a team in a technical environment.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to identify and promote cost-saving initiatives without compromising quality.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate team members.
  • Proactive and results-driven mindset.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience in HR and people management processes

Aligra have been established since 2007 and have since implemented supply partnerships with a number of the UK’s leading logistics companies. Whilst we work across all industries, we specialize in recruitment and talent management for the Automotive and Engineering, Driving and Industrial, Hospitality and Professional and Executive sectors.

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