Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United Kingdom

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Llay Wrexham has an exciting opportunity for a Team Leader.

  • Full Time Permanent Contract
  • 42 hours per week on a 24/7 shift pattern including days & nights
  • Job location: Llay, Wrexham, LL12 0PB.
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union.

To lead the treatments teams to achieve daily targets by ensuring operators day to day activity in the department follow procedures, policies and deadlines and communicating between departments, employees and to senior management to overcome obstacles with the support of the supervisor.

Perks and Benefits

  • A company culture that promotes work life balance
  • Access to mental health support
  • Business performance related bonus
  • Career development opportunities
  • Commitment to continued learning and development
  • Perkbox - includes monthly treats and discounts from selected restaurants, cinemas, shops etc
  • Long Service Awards
  • Enhanced Holiday Entitlement based on length of service
  • Free parking

Essential Responsibilities


  • Must comply with relevant Environment, Health and Safety legislation and company policies, procedures and safe working systems
  • Ensure a safe working environment & practices are maintained and compliance to site HSE standards
  • Will complete and authorise risk assessments, COSHH assessments, manual handling assessments and CAR reports
  • Responsible for completing all accident investigations and approving appropriate actions
  • Perform visual inspection of work area to derive a 6S score daily and ensure the work area is maintained to 6S standards


  • Ensure that processes and procedures are followed to ensure all tasks are performed efficiently and to the required quality standard
  • Participate in both internal and external audits of the treatments processes
  • Participate and lead the MRB process ensuring attendance and actions are completed in a timely manner. Will also be required to use problem solving tools such as 5Y and 8D and will be responsible to sign off the process when complete ensuring all actions are in place and stability is established


  • Responsible for the up-keep of internal KPI measures such as SQDCP, output, DAWC and arrears to the production plan
  • Manage and update TAKT boards, cell boards and PPM boards with operator and supervisor


  • Analyse KPI data and make informed decisions to get the desired outcome
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure successful running of the overall plant To be involved in resolving of process problems in conjunction with the Quality department and or escalation to Line Manger as required
  • Responsible for ensuring the production schedule is adhered to and be able make decision on how best to executed in line with requirements with the support of the supervisor if needed
  • Responsible for the scheduling of parts through the treatments process line
  • Ensure the standard work document and process confirmation checks are completed daily and auditing this process for compliance


  • Responsible for recruitment and onboarding of operators /sprayers
  • Identify training needs of their team and organise appropriate training
  • Escalate and inform line manager of any employee relation concerns / issues which unable to handle
  • Conduct performance appraisal reviews in line with company procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring completion probation reviews for all team members. Ensuring positive and negative feedback where required is delivered in a professional and constructive way. All negative feedback should be accompanied by a support plan
  • Responsible for participating and conducting in investigations
  • Responsible for chairing disciplinary investigations in line with the company disciplinary policy
  • Will be responsible for all absence management

Position Requirements


  • Minimum of 5 GCSE or equivalent including Maths & English
  • ILM level 3 in management or equivalent


  • Team Leader experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 1 years Aerospace experience
  • Experience in leading a large team

Key Competencies:

  • Good verbal and written communication (passed numeracy & literacy exam)
  • Excellent vision requirements (passed vision exam)
  • Ability to read and understand customer specifications, drawings and visual aids (skills test)

Other skills/Abilities


  • Good Communication Skills
  • High level of integrity
  • Show initiative
  • Collaboration
  • Ability to lead others


  • To have Integrity
  • Respectful to others
  • Creative in finding ways to do things better
  • Act ethically in all you do
  • Collaborate well with others

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan, we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

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