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Production supervisor

  • Location:

    Blackburn

  • Contact:

    Neville Sawadye

  • Job ref:

    5916

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-19

Are you an experienced Production Supervisor with experience in driving best practice within a safety-critical industry? Are you looking for the next step within your career, and for real progression opportunities? Then a company that is looking to double their numbers in the next 3-5 years is the perfect place to start a long lasting career. Would you like to contribute to the development of intricate and vital products? If so, please continue reading.

The responsibilities of the Production Supervisor will include:

  • Overseeing cleanroom operations
  • Monitoring performance to target ensuring that goods are produced efficiently at the correct amount, cost and standard whilst seeking continuous improvement
  • Planning and organising resources with colleagues to achieve schedules and report exceptions to the Production Manager
  • Monitor day to day execution of the Production Plan, intervening where necessary
  • Oversee training of colleagues, maintaining training records as required by the QMS
  • Support with processes such as recruitment and selection, induction, and appraisals
  • Communicate policies, visions and mission statements to staff and ensure that these are implemented
  • Deputise as Production Manager during periods of absence

The successful Production Supervisor will have the following experience, qualifications, and characteristics:

  • A-Levels and GCSE or equivalent
  • Relevant experience in a manufacturing industry as Production Supervisor
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • People management skills
  • Basic knowledge of Quality Control practices
  • Able to work in a cleanroom environment
  • Verbal and written communication skills with the capability to influence stakeholders at all levels
  • Having a positive attitude, a desire to learn and be challenged
  • Previously worked in a production environment regulated to ISO 13485 standard and / or ISO 9001
  • Plastic extrusion and/or plastic injection moulding knowledge
This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled Production Supervisor to join a high-performing, ambitious team and to drive best practice to develop the wider company.