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Production Supervisor - Manufacturing

Production Supervisor - Manufacturing

Posted 20 April by Staffline Express Ended

My Client based in Newark currently have an exciting opportunity for a Production Supervisor to join their business. We are looking for somebody who holds supervisory experience within an manufacturing environment. You will be required to manage a team of 6.

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Working hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 16:30, O/T if required

Department: Operations

Responsible to: Operations Manager

Purpose of the role:

Overall responsibility for the pre-assembly and assembly production lines and staff therein. To offer guidance, advice, and leadership to the build teams for the successful production of Gaming Machines.

Key Tasks:

  • To supervise the assembly areas on a daily basis.
  • To motivate & develop team members to meet production targets.
  • To Plan and allocate staff to meet build requirements thus ensuring effective use of manpower.
  • To oversee Production Operatives on the job training.
  • To intervene when necessary to resolve any staff issues.
  • To regularly liaise with the Operations Manager, and all relevant functional departments regarding product shortfalls & build concerns.
  • To monitor Production Process Areas throughout the day to ensure Product Quality and output.
  • To check daily plant and equipment regarding safety, functionality & maintenance.
  • To order small tooling and equipment when required through the Operations Manager.
  • To Implement, execute and sustain any existing or new company policies.
  • To retain a hands on approach in the event of staff shortages.
  • To understudy for the Operations Manager in his/her absence.

Secondary Tasks:

  • To Induct new employees and temporary labour.
  • To implement Training Plans for all Production employees
  • To ensure all Training Records are accurate and in date.
  • To regularly evaluate and review the departments Risk Assessments to ensure accuracy.
  • To oversee the introduction of any new product range.
  • To ensure Health & Safety procedures are understood and in place.
  • To ensure PPE is fit for purpose and being used correctly.
  • To ensure Standard Operating Procedures are reviewed and that these are being followed.
  • To ensure all Production Areas are kept clean & tidy in line with the 5S Principles.
  • To ensure waste materials are disposed of in the correct manner.

Ideally you will have an understanding of the following Manufacturing disciplines:

Standard Operating Procedures

Root Cause Analysis

Work Instructions

Process Approach

Output Capabilities

Production Flow




Experience in a Manufacturing environment

Past Supervisory experience

Past experience of leading a small team

PC Skills:

MS Word

MS Outlook - Desirable

MS Excel

MS Access

Required skills

  • Manufacturing
  • Production
  • Reviews
  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader
  • Meetings

Reference: 34959996

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