Production Supervisor Job In Telford

Production Supervisor

  • £28000 per annum
  • Posted: 16/04/2018
  • Telford
  • Job Ref: 033100739
  • Permanent

Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Production Supervisor to join an expanding team at a manufacturing company based in Telford. The company are a world class manufacturing organisation that are committed to improving safety, quality, manufacturing and commercial performance of product range and systems.

As a Production Supervisor your duties will include:

  • To manage train and develop the department resources to meet the requirements of Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and to continually improve our capacity and capability.
  • Using WCM principles, tools and techniques to assist in the continuous improvement of our production team and our facilities whilst reducing wasteful activities.
  • Champion and follow through on all Safety incidents and initiatives whilst targeting zero lost time & recordable accidents.
  • To assist in the creation, implementation and review all SOP's and risk assessments for the department.
  • Responsible for planning and allocating manpower to support the daily requirements of the production areas.
  • Develop and Support the training matrix. As well as the evaluation and development of employee skill levels as required through appraisals to increase flexibility and meet legislative and procedural requirements.
  • Working directly with maintenance to help prioritise Tags to actively reduce unplanned delays and breakdowns.
  • Maintain work place organization using 5s tools and techniques and by holding employees accountable for their assigned work areas.
  • Counsel employees and perform disciplinary investigations and disciplinary interviews when corrective action is necessary.
  • Openly and honestly communicate with all employees to build trust and effective teamwork.
  • Facilitation of Start of Shift Meetings and the DCM (daily control meeting).
  • Experience of preparing and presenting at weekly Production Meeting, reporting weekly KPI's and demonstrating actions for improvements.
  • Support the local management team with implementation of the company's policies and procedures. Actively promote activity that will help the business achieve its goals.
  • Effective co-ordination and planning of production trials with the New Product Development team. Timely completion of trial documentation and facilitation of pre-trial meetings to ensure production trials are value adding.

The ideal Production Supervisor will hold the following skills and experiences:
  • A recognised Continuous Improvement qualification (WCM /Lean /Six Sigma)
  • Engineering or supervisory qualification preferred
  • IOSH or Nebosh certificate preferred
  • Previous experience in a supervisory/ management capacity
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring WCM /Lean /Six Sigma Methodology
  • Experience of attaining or maintaining OHSAS 18001 Certification
  • Effective Time Management and administrative skills.
  • Display enthusiasm, show commitment to goals and pursue results.
  • Act with integrity and develop and maintain relationships based on mutual trust and respect.
  • Use influencing and communication skills to enable planning and data based decision-making.
  • Problem solving techniques with the timely implementation of action plans to improve OEE, productivity and material balance.

In return you will be paid a salary of £13.47 per hour, this position is a six month contract initially with a view to becoming permanent for the right candidate subject to successful probation.

Working hours are 40 hours, current rotating shift pattern of Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm with 12pm - 8pm.

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