Shift Supervisor

Equals One
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
16 Feb 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Shift Supervisor (Wide Format Digital Print)

Salary: to £30k

Vision On Design is a dynamic, entrepreneurial Design & Display Solutions Business, which provides its household name clients with a unique, end to end service. Products range from building wraps and illuminated signage, to retail displays and props.

This is a newly created position whose key purpose includes:

·ensuring that the all jobs undertaken within the Print & Finishing department are completed correctly and to deadlines, in accordance with the job specification and quality requirements.

·ensuring that the Print team are clear on priorities and workflow throughout their shift.

·driving best practice QC procedures and processes. 

·focussing on continued improvements and efficiencies across the department to reduce costs and drive profitability.

·working closely with the Planning department to drive effective workflow scheduling within the required timelines. 

·ensuring effective communication across the Print and Finishing Department, with logged shift handovers in place.

Key responsibilities will include:

·ensuring production levels are met in line with production schedule requirements.  To ensure deadlines are met.

·the provision of regular status updates on work progressing through the department and on any issues encountered. 

·the provision of effective information to enable the Planning function to schedule jobs for maximum efficiency.

·ensuring availability of suitable resource to meet business needs.

·helping to develop and initiate new ways of working and process improvement within the Print department.

·taking responsibility for maintaining and improving quality control systems across the Print department.

·the effective management of reporting individuals and optimisation of resource levels through upskilling / cross training.

You need to be able to competently operate multiple types of machinery within the Print department.  We have a variety of machines and you will already have experience using some of the following: dye sublimination, roll to roll flat bed UV printer, vinyl plotter, laminator, Zund cutting systems.  Please clearly show on your CV which machines you have used.

Essential experience:

·wide format digital print

·team management

·dealing with different media types

·managing colour

·quality control management

Essential skills / knowledge includes:

·able to demonstrate good people management tools and techniques

·good general awareness of health and safety legislation and good practice

·ability to problem solve and think on feet

·effective verbal communication skills

·excellent interpersonal skills

·great eye for detail

·computer literate: Excel, Word, e-mail

·influencing skills

You are a self motivated and enthusiastic individual who displays a confident demeanour and has gravitas.  You are well organised, take great pride in your work and will demonstrate a superb ‘can do’ approach.

You will be based at our production and head office facility at Ossett which is located just off junction 40 of the M1.  The working week is 37.5 hours Monday – Friday.  You will normally work on the 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm shift pattern (alternating weeks).  Weekend working may also be needed on occasions. 

Salary: to £30k subject to experience.

If you feel that you are well matched to this role then we’d love to hear from you.  Please supply an up to date CV that clearly sets out the relevancy of your experience by return.