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Team Leader

Company:  Ball Corporation

Milton Keynes, GB, MK15 0DA

Date:  24 Feb 2024
Job Category:  Manufacturing/ Operations
Req ID:  31275

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminium packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Position overview:

The Team Leader is responsible for the day to day leadership of an effective and committed team. Focused on maintaining maximum safety, quality, and production standards.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the team always follow the Safety Standards and Rules , operating machines with care and follow the proper use of working clothes, footwear and personal protective equipment.
  • Complete Safety Checks and address any issues with the team.
  • Set and communicate to the team the Area Plan of Activities for the day.
  • Monitor and communicate progress and support the team to deliver the targets for the day.
  • Communicate issues to the team – including any quality, safety and customer related issues, risks and problems.
  • Check the Quality of Products leaving the process area, communicate to the team any issues and ensure quality defects are contained and resolved.
  • Prepare Production Reports and keep the area Information Boards up to date,
  • Lead the team in Problem Solving and Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Support training and keep training records up to date.
  • Support the writing and training of area procedures and work instructions.
  • Lead the team in setting and meeting high standards for daily housekeeping and tools/spares organisation
  • People management responsibilities, including performance management, engagement activities, basic HR processes, return to work meetings, etc.
  • Leading team briefs and communicating daily and monthly KPIs to the teams.


Experience and skills required:

  • Previous experience of leading people in a manufacturing/industrial/warehouse industry
  • Practical problem solver.
  • Able to interpret numerical data.
  • Attention to detail, including the ability to spot defects/mistakes.
  • Ability to follow and set up new processes.
  • Sound communication skills, ability to clearly explain processes.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.


Ball Corporation are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


No agencies please.

Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.

When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 22,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminium cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe.

Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.

Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.

No agencies please.

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