Production Lab Supervisor

6 days left

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Hereford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Apr 2021
Closes
17 May 2021
Sectors
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Production Lab Supervisor

Permanent Position
Competitive Salary + great development opportunities
Mon - Fri: 8.30am - 4.30pm
Hereford

This is a great opportunity to join a growing and well-respected manufacturing business. They are looking for a Production Lab Supervisor with experience in metals testing as well as a managerial background.

Production Lab Supervisor

Job Description

Supervises the activities of staff and hourly rated employees performing operations and processes. Including:

Preparation of analytical samples by machining, grinding, drilling or other appropriate methods
Manufacture of test pieces required for Release, Contract or R&D testing and conforming to national or international standards or special customer requirements
Production of a variety of consumable items for laboratory use
Manufacture and repair of special laboratory equipment
Chemical, mechanical, metallography, and corrosion testing
Thermocouple manufacture and calibration
Heat Treatment
Makes recommendations to the General Manager and, where approved, implements such changes.
Ensures that machines, plant, and equipment are kept in good working order and that all measuring and other appropriate equipment is calibrated
Promotes safety awareness and participates in process safety hazard risk assessments.
Ensures that equipment, processes, and manpower are used in a way that conform to Company safety policies and legislative requirements
Investigates dangerous occurrences and/or accidents as soon as possible after the event and provides factual and objective reports to Management
Is client facing, discussing testing proposals, technical issues, delivery times etc
Is involved in the technical negotiations with suppliers to the machine shop and laboratories as appropriate, assisted by the Co-ordinators and/or Team Leaders

Production Lab Supervisor

Essential Experience/Skills/Qualifications

Strong experience working within a metals testing laboratory
Managerial and technical background
Knowledge of operational management areas (EHS, quality, cost delivery)

Production Lab Supervisor

Desirable Experience/Skills/Qualifications

Experience in a UKAS 17025 / NADCAP AC7101 environment
Degree qualified or equivalent

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