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Trainee Team Leader

Northern Employment Services are currently recruiting an exciting new position for a Trainee Team Leader to join the team of one of our most leading manufacturing clients based in the Tameside area. Reporting to the Production Manager, your role will be to provide assistance to the Shift Team Leader in the performance of the duties, with the intention that once fully trained, you will run your own shift.


Duties of a Trainee Team Leader will include but will not be limited to:

  • Assist in the set-up of machinery and plant as required
  • Oversee and assist in the making of ‘slurry’, foaming of pads, safe loading and unloading of pads into the press and also assist with quality checks.
  • Cleaning down and maintenance checks of equipment
  • Monitor and record shift production, questioning any reductions and highlighting any additional training as and when required.
  • Ensuring adequate PPE is worn
  • Other duties outlined by Management


Skills required for a Trainee Team Leader:

  • Proven track record of strong working history
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent health and safety behaviours at all times
  • GCSE Maths and English grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in a similar role/manufacturing background
  • Experience leading a small team


Working hours are rotating 6/6 shifts including weekdays, weekends, days and nights – you MUST be flexible for all shifts:

  • Weekday Days – Monday to Thursday, 6am to 6pm AND Monday to Wednesday 6am to 6pm.
  • Weekday Nights – Monday to Thursday, 6pm to 6am AND Monday to Wednesday, 6pm to 6am.
  • Weekend Days – Thursday to Sunday, 6am to 6pm AND Friday to Sunday, 6pm to 6am
  • Weekend Nights – Thursday to Sunday, 6pm to 6am AND Friday to Sunday, 6pm to 6am


Starting rate of pay is £9.33, rising to £9.69 once full training is complete. Shift allowance is an additional 60p per hour, nights is an additional £1 and weekends is an additional 85p per hour.


Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, as such if you have had no response in 7 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

  • Location: stalybridge
  • Contract Type: Temporary to Permanent
  • Salary: £9.33 - £10.69, per-hour
  • Start Date: Immediate Start
  • Areas: ashton-under-lyne, Dukinfield, stalybridge
  • Sectors: Industrial, Warehouse & Production
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