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Senior Section Leader

Location: North Yorkshire

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168359

Our production and manufacturing client Ilke Homes are looking for a Senior Setion Leader (Production Manager) to join them on a permanent basis.

Job Role

  • Lead a team of Section Leaders in a hands-on and factory-based role, with the primary responsibility for the tactical delivery of production targets and continuous improvement

  • Ensure resource availability through effective Holiday and Absence management

  • Manage resource shortages through transfer from other teams to ensure the Production targets are achieved

  • Execute the Production Plan and escalate all issues and constraints to ensure on-time completion

  • Ensure all QMS and business processes and procedures are followed and the importance of these are embedded within the team

  • You will manage your team to ensure resource availability through effective holiday and absence management, supporting your team with effective performance management


  • Experience of leading and developing sizeable teams in a production or manufacturing environment

  • Confident, approachable, listening, respectful, enthusiastic & a good communicator

  • Results-focused and able to work under pressure

  • Used skills matrix, to compile and execute a training plan to ensure progressive increased team ability, knowledge and flexibility

  • Experience of production and resource management in fast-paced changing environments

  • Strong team building, decision making and people management skills



ilke Homes are creating stunning customisable, modular homes, whilst lowering the impact on our environment. They are passionate about building highly rewarding careers as well as high quality homes, and we’re working in partnership to appoint several highly motivated people managers into senior roles to nurture, develop and lead teams through a journey of sustainable growth.


Their Centre of Excellence is the first onsite learning and development centre for modular housing equipped with everything you need to learn how to precision-engineer high quality, sustainable and beautiful homes. So, if you have the people management skills ilke Homes can teach you about modular housing, and welcome those with experience outside of manufacturing. ilke Homes are also breaking the mould around housebuilding and manufacturing stereotypes and promote diversity and inclusivity in the workplace.


Our client’s collaborative culture revolves around  people, underpinned by a promise to never compromise on values. We are looking for Senior Section Leads who actively listen, are hands on , are keen to solve problems, strive to succeed and create a place for you.