Production Shift Supervisor

£25000 - £28000 per annum
16 Nov 2016
14 Dec 2016
AAJ-11416 1
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity is available for an experienced Production Shift Supervisor to join a rapidly expanding company. The successful Shift Supervisor will ideally have previous experience of managing a team and have held a position of responsibility within a manufacturing environment. Earning a salary of £25,000 to £28,000 depending on experience plus additional benefits, you will be based in Chard, Somerset.

Following continuous growth; a position has become available for a Shift Supervisor to join the front line management team in one of the prominent assembly departments. The role of the Shift Supervisor is a front line role which involves managing Shift Leaders and Factory Operatives to achieve key business measures.  The main responsibilities of the Shift Supervisor include but are not limited to:
  • Ensuring that Shift Leaders and Operatives are trained for all tasks and procedures.
  • Ensuring that teams always work to the required Health, Safety and Quality standards, whilst working to continuously improve on them
  • Making sure that all products are processed in compliance with orders, specifications and deadlines whist ensuring the quality of finished products
  • Efficient day to day operation of the shift
  • Overseeing and managing the performance of Shift Leaders and Production Operatives to achieve targets in areas of Safety, Quality, Productivity and Improvement
  • Liaising with all relevant departments and employees clearly and effectively, to ensure production schedules and targets are met
  • Carrying out regular 1:1s and bi-annual appraisals with Shift Leaders, reviewing performance to target and providing clear and structured feedback
  • Managing performance and behaviour issues, ensuring adherence to company procedures
  • Countermeasure operational problems related to Safety, Quality and Productivity
  • Excellent communication and IT skills, being numerate and literate
  • Knowledge and experience of improvement and quality tools and techniques
The successful Shift Supervisor will possess the following skills and experience:
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Good awareness of safety at work
  • Understanding of the role of quality
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge and experience of improvement and quality tools and techniques
  • Tenacity and strong work ethic
  • Excellent prioritisation skills
To be considered for the position, please submit a covering letter, explaining what you think you would be able to bring to the role and the team, together with your C.V. along with your current reward package. Please note closing date for all applications is 15th December 2016.