Production Supervisor


Production Supervisor : Job Summary

Reference Location Sector Contract Type Posted
Production Supervisor Leeds Manufacturing & Factory Permanent, full-time 25/06/2020

We are currently looking to recruit a Production Supervisor for our busy factory in Leeds.  The role holder will be responsible for the daily shift supervision of the manufacturing facility, including health and safety, quality and productivity. 

This is a permanent, full-time position. 

Key responsibilities and accountabilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Day to day management of manufacturing team including team leaders and operatives
  • Scheduling of permanent and temporary labour to achieve efficient manufacturing to customer demand.  Incorporate flexibility within manufacturing team to cover increases in production expectation 
  • Management of performance of manufacturing teams and equipment, coordinate and facilitate production performance and criteria creation - help create systems for measuring performance of process and manpower 
  • Adherence to production programmes 
  • Reduction of NVA processes 
  • Manage material scrap data for optimising performance and reducing wastage 
  • Capacity planning
  • Collect and analyse quality data and implement permanent corrective actions 
  • Promote continuous improvement and drive projects 
  • Ensure that quality, GMP/CME, safety and environmental regulations/standards are met and continuously improved 
  • Maintain the highest standards of workplace organisation and housekeeping 
  • Apply group internal standards and policies, as well as industry standards 
  • Ensure operators are properly trained and training records are kept up to date 
  • Carry out factory-based inductions for new starters 
  • Provide support to the wider management team with projects and new initiatives 
  • Carry out people management/HR duties such as return to work interviews, investigations etc. 
  • Carry out any other task commensurate with this post

What we are looking for: 

  • Experience of supervising or leading a team in a manufacturing environment 
  • Roll forming, fabrication or assembly experience is desirable 
  • Experience of lean management and continuous improvement in a factory setting 
  • Must be PC literate and competent using Microsoft products
  • Proactive thinking and acting 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Customer focused 
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels
  • Hold a valid driving licence 
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