Team Leader - Operations (temporary)

Functional area:  Manufacturing
Country:  United Kingdom
City:  Clevedon
Company name:  Edwards Ltd
Date of posting:  Jun 12, 2021

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Edwards Clevedon are looking to recruit two Operations Team Leaders on an ongoing contract basis.


The role of an Operations Team Leader is to manage all activities relating to the effective operation of a defined Cell of employees to ensure all activities are on time and to standard.

  • To support, lead and coordinate the team to be proactive in anticipating needs and exceeding business expectations.
  • To lead and develop a high performing multi skilled team in order to achieve individual, departmental and organisational objectives. 
  • The role requires very close interaction with Cell Manufacturing Engineer and Cell Coordinator. 
  • Total team size responsibility: ~25.


To be successful at this role you will need to have:

  • Significant experience of leading, motivating and developing a team - essential
  • HNC or equivalent in a manufacturing or engineering discipline would be advantageous 
  • Have a responsible approach to H&S of themselves and others - essential
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment - essential
  • Must be able to work with detailed information in a logical and organised way
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Confident with working on own initiative
  • Excellent IT literacy, being a competent user of MS office
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Good interpersonal and team working skills
  • Self-motivated and resourceful


The shift pattern for these roles is:-

Monday to Friday 6am – 2pm

Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm

Monday to Friday 2pm – 10pm

Monday to Thursday 8pm - 6pm


You will primarily be on one fixed shift; however, you must be able to work all shifts as flexibility is essential to cover the needs of the production area.  



About Edwards

We want to be a workplace for everyone. At Edwards we know that diversity and inclusion are critical to our long-term success.  We know that diversity and inclusion help us understand our customers’ needs and strengthen employee motivation, productivity, innovation and results. 

Edwards is a leading developer and manufacturer of sophisticated vacuum products, exhaust management systems and related value-added services. Edwards solutions are integral to manufacturing processes for semiconductors, flat panel displays, LEDs and solar cells. They are also used within an increasingly diverse range of industrial processes including power, glass and other coating applications; steel and other metallurgy; pharmaceutical and chemical; and for scientific instruments in a wide range of R&D applications.

Edwards has over 4,000 employees worldwide engaged in the design, manufacture and support of high technology vacuum and exhaust management equipment. Edwards has state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Europe, Asia and North America.