Manufacturing & Technical

Full Time


About the Role

We currently have a vacancy for a motivated team player to join our company as a Team Leader working within our Plastics department in Leeds.


Your Duties and Responsibilities:

In this role you will manage the Plastics area and Technicians to get the best out of the team, manage costs and to deliver excellent customer service. The Team Leader has a vital role in ensuring that products flows, that processes are constantly improved and productivity targets are met.

In addition, you will:

  • Act as a direct link from shop floor to management, and liaise with Customer Service as to production status
  • Manage HR responsibilities for the team (Performance objective setting and appraisals, Holidays, Sickness, Back to Work interviews, handle Disciplinary issues, etc)
  • Work in the capacity of a technician in addition to Team Leader duties as required
  • Establish, maintain and improve KPI’s (key performance indicators). Achieve buy in and ownership of these KPI’s from the R&A team.
  • Report performance on a regular basis.
  • Present business cases to request any resources required to improve performance and resolve issues
  • Develop skills to achieve a capable, robust, cross-trained team with a succession plan.
  • Provide thorough forward planning and scheduling to ensure sufficient capacity is available taking account of volumes, resources, skills and space.
  • Work with fellow team leaders to improve processes and overall production effectiveness.
  • Request stock replenishment with stores for the areas.
  • Ensure that all NCRs are processed without a backlog and that the relevant information is present
  • Work with Clinical Services team to understand customer needs and integrate this information into management action to improve performance.
  • Establish and maintain a continuous improvement culture within the production area to encourage employee engagement and contribution towards operational improvements.

The above list is not exhaustive.

How to Apply We’d love to have you on our team! To apply, please complete an application form and submit your CV below. Alternatively, download an application form and email
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About Steeper
Steeper Group is a privately-owned business that was formed over 100 years ago. Since then we have expanded across prosthetics, orthotics and accessible technology – with a focus on creating significant turning points in individuals’ lives through exceptional clinical services and award-winning products.

We are a true leader in our market. From humble beginnings, we have grown to become one of the UK’s largest suppliers of Orthotic, Prosthetic and Accessible Technology products. Uniquely, we combine age-old craft skills with the latest innovations in manufacturing and materials.

Steeper’s vision is to create life’s turning points, together. We aim to do this with innovative prosthetic, orthotic and accessible technology products and services.
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