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Team Leader - Downstream

Job Number:  39285
Group:  Cosma International
Division:  Cosma Casting UK
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular






Job Number: 39285 
Group: Cosma International  
Division: Cosma Casting UK 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: TELFORD 




Group Description


Cosma provides a comprehensive range of body, chassis and engineering solutions to global customers. Through our robust product engineering, outstanding tooling capabilities and diverse process expertise, we continue to bring lightweight and innovative products to market.


Company Information

Cosma Casting UK is an operating unit of Magna International, one of the world’s premier global automotive suppliers.  Magna’s pioneering technology and creativity allows our customers to ask for solutions that lie beyond what they previously thought was possible.

Cosma Casting UK has established a manufacturing facility in Telford, UK.  For this venture, we are looking for a Team Leader (Concept).  Cosma Casting UK specialises in high pressure die-casting that designs and builds medium to large aluminium die-cast automotive components. 



Role Summary

Reporting to the Business Unit Supervisor, the Team Leader for the Safety, Quality, Output of the assigned area on a day to day basis, whilst upholding Magna’s standards and driving continuous Improvement. Note: Applications received will be processed through our onsite recruiter: Randstad. Note: The roles available are : 1 Double Days (6am to 2pm and 2pm to 10pm)

Note: If you have not received a response within 14 days from application, please consider that on this time you have been unsuccessful with your application.

Key Responsibilities

This role entails but is not limited to: -
• Safety promotion of employees and processes – PPE Auditing, LOTO, COSHH; Job ability – quality sign off and building of competence and confidence of technical skills; Leading Teams and delivering Tier 1 daily meetings, supporting escalation when required
• Problem solving and Kaizen – seeking root cause for downtime or quality issues using CI tools; Deliver the Autonomous Maintenance schedule; Human Relations – building and developing a high performing Team addressing T&A issues, Return to Work and recognition of high performing individuals;
Promote the companies HSE policies across the department and plant and adhere to all  Health and Safety environmental requirements.

Note:This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the Team Member occupying this position. Team Members will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their Line Manager

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Essential: Proven Production leadership experience; Experience within castings sector; Experience of problem solving – 3C; Use of 5S to improve production environment ; Group communication delivery; Ability to carry out Risk Assessments; Good working knowledge of Microsoft; Able to create SWIs; Use of KPI’s to track performance; Ability to carry out audits

Desirable: White belt trained; IOSH Qualification; Tier 1 automotive supply; Familiar with CLAIR approach (Clean, Lubricate, Adjust, Inspect, Repair).

Additional Information

Personal Attributes: Good problem-solving skills;Team player and promotes a team approach to problem solving; Confidence to challenge the status quo; Confident delivery of positive and negative information to single and multiple audiences; Target driven; Work collaboratively to achieve project/company goals; Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; Good communicator both written and verbal; Ability to work under pressure; Organised and able to multi-task; Proactive in approach with a “can do attitude”; Flexibility to travel overseas infrequently; Self-motivated; Eligibility to work in the UK.

Working Envrionment:

Plant conditions necessitate exposure to heat, cold, dust, hot objects, and loud noises within our manufacturing environment. Full Health and Safety training and PPE provided for all conditions.

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