Production Supervisor

  • Job Reference: VR/01869
  • Date Posted: 9 March 2020
  • Recruiter: MP Resourcing Ltd
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  • Location: Chalgrove
  • Salary: £23,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Production Supervisor to oversee our production operations. You will ensure that all aspects of manufacturing are carried out in accordance with H&S requirements and to the highest possible quality standards. You will guarantee that manufacturing remains a smooth and efficient process by monitoring employees and organising workflows. You will also have the ability to recognise manufacturing inefficiencies and have the courage to drive change.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Work with the Production Planner to set daily/weekly/monthly production requirements and delegate work to your teams to ensure optimal efficiency
  • Manage the efforts of manufacturing workers on the production floor to ensure quality standards are always met
  • Regularly communicate expectations to production workers and carry out annual performance appraisals
  • Educate production team members about preferred occupational health and safety practices and lead by example
  • Check manufacturing equipment and control points to ensure quality standards and efficient workflow are maintained
  • Address production problems as they arise
  • Organise for the repair or replacement of faulty production equipment
  • In partnership with the Engineering department evaluate new production equipment policies and procedures
  • Report on departmental performance (KPIs) to Head of Operations and leadership team
  • Make recommendations about ways to improve employee/process efficiency, improve quality and reduce costs
  • Recruit, hire, and co-ordinate the training of new production workers
  • Counsel and discipline production employees who fail to perform or violate company policies
  • Implement recommended manufacturing cost reduction strategies
  • Nurture cooperation and communication within the production team and other departments

Skills required

  • Proven team leader with excellent delegation and negotiation skills
  • Experience leading/managing a production/warehouse team
  • Excellent written and Oral Communication Skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to Work and Make Decisions Under Pressure
  • Compassionate
  • Good Time Management Skills
  • Computer Literate
  • Good coaching skills
  • Ability to Work as Part of a Team

Please note: Only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted regarding this position. If you do not hear back from us within 5 days you have unfortunately been unsuccessful in your application for this position, however we may contact you in the future to discuss other opportunities.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and abilities to perform the duties of the job.