Material Group Leader (KGOF-CGFCTB)

  • Vacancy Title
  • Material Group Leader (KGOF-CGFCTB)
  • Company
  • JCB
  • Salary & Benefits
  • Competitive plus benefits
  • Closing Date
  • 20/08/2022
  • Job Description
  • JCB Compact Products are looking for a Material Group Leader to join the team

    JCB is a world-class, family-owned business. We are proud of our achievements and recognise that future growth and success is shaped by the ambition of the JCB team. If you are looking for a career with a business where people really count, look no further.


    About the role

    The main responsibilities are:

    • Supervision of a materials handling and kitting team
    • Delivery of objectives around Health and Safety / Part availability and Hydraulic cleanliness
    • Logistics operational focus from goods receiving to point of fit on assembly.
    • To achieve Quality, Costs, Delivery, Safety and Growth targets.
    • To monitor and improve productivity in the kitting function
    • Analyse all material shortages with root cause analysis
    • People management, including absence control and performance management.
    • Continuous improvement including 5S activities and the continual introduction of the JCB Production System
    • Control of budgets including overtime and consumables.
    • Full operational accountability within the department across different shifts (hand over).
    • Implementation of quality standards for the area and the closure of corrective actions through the Command Centre using structured problem solving techniques.
    • Identification of training needs and the development of your team.
    • Area/process improvements. Area patrol and management of hazards


    About you

    The Ideal candidate will have previous supervisory experience in Logistics, be customer focused and able to demonstrate a dynamic and pro-active approach towards material flow within a complex and fast moving environment.

    The successful applicant will preferably have previous supervisory experience, good MRP knowledge and be able to communicate at all levels, with the will and enthusiasm to succeed.

    Previous experience in SAP and IOSH training would be advantageous.


    Rewards and Benefits

    Our achievements – now and in the future – are down to our 14,000-strong worldwide workforce. To say thank you, we give everyone here career development and the chance to progress. We also pay great attention to employees’ health and welfare. You can expect medical insurance and dental care schemes, plus access to our healthy living centre. Naturally, this comes with a competitive salary, company pension and 33 days’ annual leave.


    JCB is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

    Recruitment agencies: JCB does not accept any speculative approaches to present candidates for advertised vacancies.