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Job titleProduction Team Leader
Job typeAuto Innovation
Salary55,000 GBP
LocationUK East
Bonus PackageTBC
Job description

Are you an experienced automotive engineer looking to shape the future of vehicle technologies? Our client, a well-known provider of technologies within the automotive and motorsport markets, is currently looking for a highly skilled Production Team Leader to join their specialist production team across the East of the UK. 

The role

As a Production Team Leader, you will join our client’s specialist production engineering team and ensure the design of components is reviewed and fit for production on the CNC machines. You will ensure a wide range of components is ready for manufacture by utilising your technical skill with modelling software. You will be responsible for resolving production-related issues and delivering results despite challenging situations. 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Building strong relationships with the on-site manufacturing team 

  • Understanding, interpreting, and creating engineering designs 

  • Completing comprehensive reviews of parts 

  • Designing and producing drawings of machine fixtures 

  • Producing suitable G code CNC programs 

  • Identifying and advising on the most appropriate cutting tools 

  • Liaising with production and design teams 

  • Achieving departmental objectives and KPIs 


The requirements

You’ll have experience as a CNC machinist with a manufacturing background, as well as: 

  • HNC or BSc in Engineering  

  • Detailed understanding of castings  

  • Working knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) 

  • You set and expect high standards of technical capability 

  • Demonstrative authoritative approach  

  • Highly competent computer programming skills  

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to influence key stakeholders 

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) 

  • Analytical and methodological

  • Innovative and able to resolve challenges

Important information

Reference number: 12193 

FMC contact for this role: Rhys Greenslade (

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