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Section Leader

Location: North Yorkshire

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 168360

Do you want to use your skills and experience to manage a team in a fast-paced production environment?


Do you want the opportunity to build your career with an innovative modular housing manufacturer?

ilke Homes are looking for a Section Leader to join them on a permanent basis at their site in Knaresborough.

This is an excellent opportunity to lead and motivate a team of up to 30, overseeing their training and development and ensuring productivity.


Job role

  • Manage a team of up to 30 people of varying skill levels and being responsible for the safe and effective running of their area of responsibility

  • Manage team performance through visual management tools and techniques (Daily SQCDP reviews)

  • Provide daily progress updates including issues and constraints to ensure adherence to the factory production plan

  • Carry out regular feedback sessions to manage individual and team performance

  • Promote, engage and actively participate in continuous improvement activities

  • Ensure processes are embedded to achieve quality and workmanship standards, culminating in completed and signed QIR’s

  • Manage a team of up to 30 people



  • Leading a team of 10 or more in a manufacturing/production environment

  • Proven track record of managing people and processes

  • Coaching & developing new starters and promoting continual team development

  • Positive approach to problem solving with a solution focused attitude

  • Confident decision maker

  • Experience of confidently leading and motivating skilled and unskilled staff as they carry out their standard work

  • Ideally exposed to working in a lean manufacturing environment


ilke Homes

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 Section Leaders who actively listen, are hands on, keen to solve problems, and strive to succeed.


Send your CV today!