Cell Shift Leader (Nights)

Purpose of the Job:

To lead your shift team to meet the daily production plan for fuel cells at quality (to include powder preparation; ink making; suspension and solution making).

To ensure Ceres Power Health & Safety & Environment requirements are met for your team members (eg use of protective equipment, incident reporting).


Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead and organise the team’s activities to the agreed Weekly Production Plan to achieve 100% Schedule Adherence at quality standards. 
  • Leadership for Ceres Power standards for employee safety for your shift.
  • Leadership for Ceres Power standards for the environment for your shift.
  • Input to the preparation of forward Weekly Production plans.
  • Preparation for and leading the daily shift handover meetings to the next shift team.
  • Ensure quality and process control requirements are completed including fuel cell traceability, process spread sheets, and visual inspection.
  • Ensure that all non-conformances with the process or product are reported and take the necessary actions as indicated on the control plan.
  • Ensure that equipment maintenance is completed.
  • Responsible for 5S within the area.
  • Maintain adequate stocks of raw materials to complete the required processes and report any shortages.
  • Work with R&D and Engineering personnel in continuous improvement activities.
  • Ensure the work area is kept clean and tidy at all times.


Knowledge, skills and experience required:

  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Previous manufacturing operations experience
  • Previous quality control measurement and reporting experience
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency with MS products
  • Evidence of numeracy and literacy skills


Highly desirable skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing
  • Previous experience of leadership
  • Basic engineering/scientific/chemical process skills
  • Experience of working in controlled areas eg GMP, clean room
  • An understanding of ISO9001 



Applications from candidates who are also fluent in Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese or German are welcome, as well as from those who have experience of working or living within these countries and cultures.

Applications from candidates outside the UK will be considered. However, all offers of employment will be subject to meeting UK Right to Work legislation.


Closing date for applications:   28 February 2021