Finishing Team Leader

Wisbech, Cambridgeshire

Job summary

Depending on Experience
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

We are currently recruiting for a Finishing Team Leader to join our Production team based at Coveris UK’s Wisbech site, working a continental shift. Suitable candidates would have experience in ensuring finishing lines are fully utilised and optimised, along with a proactive, positive attitude. 

Key Areas of Responsibility 

• Support the Finishing Coordinator to achieve KPIs and quality levels set by the site and ensure day to day running of Finishing lines in the Finishing cell are fully utilised and optimised 

• Carry out 5S audit across cell 

• Update cell board daily 

• Ensure all machines are running at optimum speed for the style of carton where possible 

• Complete all related paperwork and input data onto the ERP system accurately 

• Ensure the machine and equipment is maintained to a ‘new like standard’ 

• Ensure that consideration and good relations are always maintained 

• Fill out Production feedback forms when you incur downtime or input errors 

• Support the Shift Manager in concluding internal spoilage investigations and customer complaints 

• Ensure all SOP’s are adhered too 

• Man machine at short notice to cover absence 

• Ensure all lines are operating to plan 

• Sizing samples for the correct box when a new job comes in 

• Identifying any manning gaps – reporting back into the Shift Manager 

Key Requirements 

• Proactive, positive, enthusiastic - demonstrates “can do” attitude 

• Leadership • Willingness to multiskill and be flexible based on the needs and demand of the business 

• Excellent communicator (written and verbal) at all times 

• Great attention to detail 

• Organised and calm under pressure 

• Friendly, approachable, and flexible – a team player 

• Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot 

• Experience of working within the carton folding industry would be beneficial 

• Computer literate 

• Experience of a fast moving, ever changing environment 

• Driving license is essential 


This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive business who invest in people. Should you feel that your skills and experience match the specification, please submit your covering letter and CV along with your salary expectations to our team. Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately we are unable to provide individual feedback. If you have not heard from us within 7 days after the closing date, then please assume that your application has not been successful.

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