Triumph Group

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Production Team Leader

Production Team Leader

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Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
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Integrated Systems


Triumph Integrated Systems provides integrated solutions that include design, development and support of proprietary components, subsystems and systems, as well as production of complex assemblies using external designs.  Capabilities include hydraulic, mechanical and electro-mechanical actuation, power and control; a complete suite of aerospace gearbox solutions, including engine accessory gearboxes and helicopter transmissions; active and passive heat exchange technology; fuel pumps, fuel metering units and full authority digital electronic control (FADEC) fuel systems; hydromechanical and electromechanical primary and secondary flight controls; and a broad spectrum of surface treatment options.

Production Team Leader - Hydraulics

Supervising, motivating and providing direction to a production team. This role develops and maintains quality-based production, whilst monitoring individual, team and machine performance, within a safe working environment.

Controlling flow of work to meet customer deadlines including the raising, checking and management of production works orders, overseeing the work and output of the production team and responsibility for finished product by monitoring and maintaining quality.


Primarily shift-based, this role also requires flexibility of movement to different working patterns, as necessary.


  • Working across the production facility, to ensure the flow of work meets customer deadlines on time and in full
  • Allocating work and overseeing its execution to production schedule, whilst also improving on standard times
  • Undertaking operational duties, as required; meeting deadlines as well as covering for staff absence by filling resource shortfalls in all areas
  • Make certain that cleanliness is maintained within all areas, utilising 5S principles
  • Maintaining stocks of materials and consumables, implementing the Kanban process, ensuring appropriate storage as required, with cost effective usage whilst also meeting production deadlines
  • Ensuring all production equipment is maintained and serviced appropriately
  • In conjunction with the Operations Manager, ensure that production operation complies with current HSE legislation; carrying out re-evaluations, risk assessments and taking prompt action, including any necessary training, whenever appropriate
  • Working with the Quality department to guarantee skills matrices are regularly updated and displayed within specific areas
  • Creating monthly reports, detailing performance against defined key metrics (KPI’s) e.g. customer deliveries
  • Proactively supporting management in the implementation of Company policies and procedures
  • Completion of any work related tasks, which would be deemed reasonable of this role.

          Staff Management

  • Providing a positive ‘can do’ approach whilst leading by example
  • Providing supportive management to coach, develop and motivate
  • Deploying staff effectively, whilst ensuring they are performing to agreed standards  
  • Managing staff leave and working arrangements within the Production team; making sure all operational areas of production are adequately resourced and maintained in a professional and tidy manner
  • Managing unplanned staff absence, to include conducting of return to work interviews, calculating Bradford Factor scores and highlighting to HR/ Management if further action is required 
  • Allocating tasks (and rescheduling) whenever needed to achieve deadlines
  • In agreement with the Operations Manager, take responsibility for the co-ordination of staff training within the Production team
  • Complete probation reviews and arrange regular performance reviews within the team, implementing improvement plans if required  
  • Conducting disciplinary and grievance investigations, if required.                                                           






  • Based in Deeside, Flintshire
  • Travel to other Triumph sites will be required
  • Hours of Employment: 38 hours a week. Shift hours. Flexibility will be required. 
  • Ability to communicate directly with customers and suppliers
  • Relevant experience managing teams
  • Influencing and dealing with relationships in line with company policies
  • Continuous improvement methodologies and execution, to reduce cost through process improvement
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing (5S, Kaizen, Kanban, problem solving and other quality tools)
  • Ability to use IT and associated software, inclusive of ERP systems and Microsoft Office.



Successful applicants receive conditional offers to be subject to satisfactory references, Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance, a right to work in the UK and willingness to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire.