Lining Chargehand

Location Lydney
Discipline: Manufacturing
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Keaton Smith
Contact email:
Job ref: J634
Published: about 1 month ago

GMP Recruitment are recruiting on behalf of our client located in Lydney, Gloucestershire for an experienced Lining Shift Chargehand to join their ever growing and successful team on a full time, permanent contract.

Our client is a fast growing and highly successful manufacturing company that has gone through substantial growth in the last few years through hard work and great service.

This position is working a double shift pattern rotating weekly as below:


Monday - Friday 05:45 – 14:00

Monday - Thursday 13:45 - 23:00, Friday 13:45 – 18:00 (attracts a 20% premium)


Please only apply for this position if you can commit to the rotating shifts.


This challenging position places high premiums on effective teamwork, clear communication, intelligent judgement, and unwavering dedication to delivering product to the production line on time and in full so the ideal candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate experience in a similar, high volume production environment with strong team management skills.


Lining Shift Chargehand main duties:

  • Based on the production schedule, allocate individual tasks to each member of the team.
  • Monitor and record productivity and adherence to quality standards.
  • Based on the production schedule, allocate individual tasks to each member of the team.
  • Motivate and drive team members to continually achieve excellence in all aspects of their endeavours.
  • Monitor and record productivity and adherence to quality standards.
  • Maintaining ISO 9001
  • Whilst your manager will conduct all disciplinary review meetings, you will be required to assist in any preparation required.
  • Ensure all electrical equipment is PAT complaint, if not, withdraw from use and notify the maintenance manager.
  • Ensure all PPE is signed for by the team member (new issue or replacement).
  • Ensure all PPE identified by Risk Assessments is worn correctly.
  • Ensure daily routine maintenance are completed and recorded. Notify the Maintenance Manager of defects.
  • Report any machinery break down to both your manager and the maintenance team, recording the failure and duration of the down time.
  • Regularly review all hand tooling and record problems to the Maintenance Manager.


Lining Shift Chargehand desired skills and experience:

  • Previous experience in a similar senior or managerial role in a demanding production/manufacturing environment.
  • Quality driven, strive to be the quality champion.
  • Able to optimize and prioritise resources to maximise productivity.
  • Physically capable of performing all roles within the team.
  • Able to participate in training sessions, presentations and team improvement meetings.
  • Ability to read & interpret documents, reports, drawings i.e., safety rules, operating & maintenance instructions, manuals etc.
  • Full colour vision 

If you can demonstrate all of the above, a competitive salary of £15.28 will be rewarded to the successful candidate.

This Lining Shift Chargehand position can offer an immediate start for the successful candidate, so do not miss out and apply today!

GMP Recruitment are recruiting for this role on behalf of their client and are acting as a Recruitment Agency.