To view a previously saved application, please login to your candidate homepage.


Job Alerts

Set up a job alert to receive updates on the latest Aston Martin Lagonda job opportunities.

Set up Job Alert

Lead Technician Trim & Final

Apply now Job no: 503261
Work type: Full Time - Permanent
Location: Gaydon, Warwickshire
Categories: Manufacturing

Reference:       GOV001    

Job Grade:       C + LT allowance

Department:    Trim and Final

Based at:         Gaydon

Reports to:      Group Leader

Closing date:   05 August 2021


Job Purpose:

  • To motivate and lead the team through effective communication, identifying, managing and controlling clear roles and responsibilities of all the team members ensuring customer satisfaction (internal and external customers).
  • Ensure problem resolution processes that focus on resolving issues as close to the team level as possible.
  • To co-ordinate and enable team activities engaged in the immediate area of responsibility, in accordance with laid down schedule requirements and all company standards/processes, (Quality, ISO 9000, Environmental, and H&S).
  • Ensure effective team working by efficient use of labour/resource.
  • To ensure that all record/legal build requirements are maintained in accordance within area of responsibility.


Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Co-ordinate daily team activities.
  • Enable team development to allow decisions to be made, (as appropriate), at the lowest level possible in the organisation.
  • Enable team members sufficient time to complete work within their agreed area of responsibility, (including updating visual management), by relieving the Technicians on line assembly work.
  • Lead the team to monitor, control and improve the quality level within the areas of identified responsibility.  Company and Customer quality standards will be referred to at all times.
  • Enable the team so that there area of responsibility can function at all times in terms of skilled labour, consumable materials and maintained equipment in order to achieve the required quality standards and delivery performance.
  • Enable the team so that their required performance is standardised and is consistent in order to meet both customer/company requirements in terms of Quality and Production standards operations.
  • Motivate and lead the team in the development of world-class performance in the establishment of housekeeping principals, 5S, compliance and adherence to safety/environmental regulations in line with a culture that leads to a team of self-discipline/control.
  • Control and reduce all forms of waste using Kaizen, 5S, principles in order to meet departmental targets including cost, housekeeping, scrap reduction, off-std. reduction, rework and ISO14001.
  • Enable the team to agree work standards with industrial engineers and implement man assignments/labour loading to achieve the required production and quality targets /standards. Enable the team to achieve production schedules against master schedule, in accordance with Company Quality Standards, Policies, recording procedures, safety and production liability procedural requirements.
  • Enable the key team members to update and maintain all visual management boards including Quality and team communication boards, (within the technicians defined area of responsibility).
  • Ensure relocation of labour when skill shortages occur due to absence etc.  Plan and co-ordinate training activities with the team in order that the shortfall does not re-occur.
  • Plan and control training within the team in order to achieve team versatility requirements, within the local team and assembly areas. Maintain accurate and relevant skill matrices, versatility matrices and operator training sign-off sheets for all training and development.


    Qualifications & Experience:

    • The job requires team leadership and the understanding of technician range of skills that are required within the area as may be required to act as emergency absence cover
    • Coaching and mentoring skills to enable effective team morale and performance.
    • Able to identify team strengths and weaknesses and facilitate training needs.
    • Requires a degree of business acumen to enable team reporting systems and procedures to operate effectively. 
    • Needs to have the ability to use diagnostic skill to determine faults and lead a team in the rectification of such faults.
    • Computer Literate.

Advertised: GMT Daylight Time
Applications close: GMT Daylight Time

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More

Work type