Colour Shift Team Leader

Job Posted: 11th January 2022

Job Title:         Colour Shift Team Leader, Scottish Leather Group

Reports to:      Colour Operations Lead, Scottish Leather Group

Location:         Bridge of Weir, Scotland

Mixing Pot

Role Profile

Improve production efficiency through the pursuit of excellence in all aspects of colour sampling, mixing, matching, and application processes. Take a proactive approach to managing Health and Safety for self and others which will contribute to “zero tolerance” Health and Safety initiatives.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support colour operations manager in driving process improvements in colour sampling, mixing, matching and application
  • To support and advise colour pod technicians with an influence on commercial and quality decisions
  • To advise on tolerance limits for colour matching to maximise production efficiency
  • Effectively build relationships with all departments and peer groups across the business to ensure a joined-up approach to delivering excellence
  • Assist in colour development and matching, encompassing both software and hardware facilities
  • Participate in maintaining a Colour Centre of Excellence, including the dispensing area, in line with operational excellence principles, a clear, clean, and visually controlled centre
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities
  • Point of contact for operatives, technical, engineering and supervisors

Experience Desired

  • Superior colour vision (as determined by the Farnsworth Munsell test)
  • Excellent colour process knowledge and experience
  • Very disciplined with procedures and keeps meticulous records
  • Good understanding of leather and the finishing process
  • Able to operate and understand relevant machinery

Key Competencies Required

Self-Development

  • Respond positively to feedback and be open to incorporating these into your way of working
  • Treat every experience as an opportunity to learn something new
  • Ask others for help and advice
  • Undertake regular self-development aligned to your role or future roles
  • Be an exemplary role model and take the lead in promoting and living by our values
  • Establish norms of behaviour for the team and take appropriate actions if they are not adhered to

Attention to Detail

  • Consistently provide accurate, complete, and quality work and information
  • Demonstrate brilliant execution by delivering work on time, being thorough, and applying high standards to everything you do

Teamwork

  • Actively develop and maintain beneficial relationships and show commitment to outstanding teamwork
  • Proactively listen to, consider, and embrace diverse ideas and styles

Organisation

  • Achieve results by prioritizing workload, effective time management, and showing efficiency with resources available
  • Monitor plans and makes changes when targets go off track
  • Show energy and determination to drive action through to completion

Flexibility

  • Respond positively to change and look for new ways of working that improve efficiency
  • Be open to trying new ideas

Communication

  • Develop and deliver clear, concise, consistent, and relevant information (verbal and written) to meet the needs of the audience. Understands, manages, and clarifies expectations

Problem Solving

  • Act on own initiative without being prompted
  • Demonstrate drive to make a positive difference to business performance
  • Have a positive outlook, channel your energy into finding opportunities and solutions, even in times of uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Always seek valid information to solve and eliminate root causes of problems/ issues

Key Relationships

  • Colour Operations Manager
  • Team Leaders - Finishing
  • Production Supervisors
  • Chemical Waste Team Leader
  • Colour Technicians
  • Colour Matchers

How to Apply

To apply please send your cover letter and CV to careers@scottishleathergroup.com

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