Production Supervisor.

  • Worsley, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £40000.00 per annum

Production Supervisor

  • Worsley, Greater Manchester
  • Up to £40000.00 per annum
  • Posted January 23, 2023

The Recruitment co are currently recruiting for a Production Supervisor on behalf of our client based in Worsley, Manchester.

Salary 40,000-45,000 depending on experience

Monday – Friday 6am-2pm/2pm-10pm/10pm-6am

This is a permanent opportunity.

Purpose of the Role:
Assist the Production Manager responsible for the operation of an assigned area in terms of production, quality, cost,delivery, technical, safety, & HR, whilst respecting the defined goals. Responsible for the day-to-day management of
people within production so company’s targets & objectives are met to meet customer requirements. Ensure staff comply with H&S & standard operating procedures. Strive to continually improve to reduce costs, improve production & quality.
Act with minimum supervision.
Key Responsibilities:
General & Task Management

  • Lead by example, ensuring a safe & efficient workplace is always maintained.
  • Achieve the required company quality standards ensuring both internal & external customer satisfaction.
  • Ensuring KPI’s are monitored & targets achieved.
  • Liaise & coordinate with support functions to progress issues concerning production planning & resource/skill
    allocation to ensure delivery of products to schedule within all relevant quality specifications.
  • Communicate with the teams by utilizing the visual management, delivering shift briefs with focus on quality, cost & delivery, & gathering ideas for improvement.
  • Drive performance of team members, giving direction & feedback to aid good performance.
  • Ensure safe working practices are maintained & ‘Standard Operations’ adhered to.
  • Ensure non-conformance is challenged & countermeasures are agreed & implemented.
  • Motivate the team to create a high-performance culture where improvement suggestions are embraced.
  • Through the utilization of lean manufacturing techniques, strive to exceed the Company targets in productivity,
    efficiency & quality on a continuous basis.
  • Support the implementation of engineering changes, production trials, model change & pilot build.
  • Report & act upon machinery breakdowns to maintenance technicians.
  • Contribute to the improvement of working procedures by looking for solutions to achieve the best productivity results.
  • Ensure that internal delivery processes are adhered to support dispatch time windows.
  • Support the resolution of Customer concerns. Identify & eliminate root cause using robust countermeasures. Sustain
    the corrective actions to eliminate repeat issues.
  • Ensure all external & internal auditory standards & improvement requirements are met.
    People Management
  • Supervise & control resource effectively to support customer delivery requirements & Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Deal with all HR issues concerning staff & train Operators on processes.
  • Conduct incident, accident & non-conformity investigations & associated reporting & action closure.
  • Monitor the completion of tasks & ensure good performance & record on appropriate systems.

    Relationship Management

  • Liaise & communicate with other departments & ensure an effective interface with is maintained.
  • Feedback to the SLT to share ideas & improve operation, supporting & implementing continuous improvement
    activities & process & procedure improvements to optimise results & improve quality of delivery, in line with quality
    standards requirements delivered in line with Company & Customer requirements.
  • Support, comply & ensure complicity with H&S regulations, the Company Handbook, Quality & Environmental.
    standards, & all other Company policies & procedures.
  • Embraces personal challenge & is actively committed to team development.
  • Confident, rounded thinking & is self-aware with high levels of motivation & action orientated.
  • Is resilient, assertive, optimistic & open to change.
  • Engages interest & participation of others & has a collaborative approach to working together.
    Skills & Attributes:
  • Can sustain & develop team-working & team-based problem solving & build effective relationships with colleagues.
  • High level of numerical & analytical ability & can achieve high standards & commit to clear objectives.
  • Possess the ability to lead & motivate a team of people to succeed by utilizing appropriate interpersonal styles
    including leading by example, setting objectives & defining responsibilities to give a clear sense of direction
  • Adaptable to change & is resilient & has a flexible approach with excellent communication skills.
  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills & able to establish logical practical solutions.
  • Strong people & performance management skills as well as being computer literate with good numeric skills.
  • Understands customer expectations & deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/cost of poor quality.
    Experience Levels:
  • Proven track record within manufacturing environment & ability to design processes & layouts. Experienced with
    several systems & understanding of design & production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap & re-work.

    Th Recruitment co is an equal opportunities employer.


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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