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BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.

To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day.

Come be a part of this journey as we are looking for an awesome Team Lead!

Seniority Level: Experienced Professional

Function: Operations

Location: Flexible

Disclaimer:We might not have an open role at this moment, but, because our work environment is very dynamic, we would love to hear from you!  We encourage you to apply and the moment we have a suitable position for your profile, the Recruitment Team will contact you as soon as possible.


  • Efficiently schedule and control shift operations to meet daily and monthly production targets.
  • Ensure machine reliability to achieve the Master Production Schedule and support IWS philosophy.
  • Ensure the manufacturing of high-quality products by meeting or exceeding quality targets.
  • Coordinate and support maintenance activities to ensure smooth machine operation and provide full support to maintenance teams for timely completion of maintenance tasks.
  • Effectively deploy the workforce as per the agreed crewing pattern on machines to achieve desired output.
  • Drive breakthrough results in Process Reliability, Planned, and Unplanned Downtime while delivering against the Master Production Schedule.
  • Coach and develop Technician Teams. Support personnel systems to grow the capability of Technician Teams and ensure a cohesive, responsive, and flexible organization.
  • Lead the Shift Team through the IWS Phase Journey. Support development and lead portions of loss elimination plans using IWS tools.


  • University diploma/degree in Engineering courses with 2-3 years of experience in Operations Management/Engineering related.
  • Must possess leadership abilities, initiative, drive, and effective interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Good knowledge of Quality systems, ISO 9001/14001, and SPC.
  • Strong decision-making, resource management, and conflict management skills.
  • Familiarity with SAP and technical knowledge related to machine operations.
  • Ensure compliance with BAT EH&S standards and maintain high standards of housekeeping and hygiene.
  • Carry out employee appraisals and training needs analysis to develop their skills and maintain motivation.


At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies


Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!


BAT is evolving at pace
truly like no other organisation

You’ll paint the picture of
A Better Tomorrow with us

Apply today and you can help us become carbon neutral by 2030