Production Supervisor

Posted 19 January by Intec Recruitment

Purpose of the role

Primary:

  • Supervise the day to day running of the assembly section, manufacturing high quality product on time in line with the production schedule by allocation of work to team members.
  • Ensure Quality requirements are met to guarantee adherence to technical specification and product reliability.
  • Ensure assembly staff, have the information, instructions, training and equipment necessary to do the work required.
  • Supervise assembly staff and motivate them to strive for continuous process, personal and departmental improvement.

Secondary:

  • Ensure efficiency of production processes and on-time delivery by liaison with other departments to ensure availability of material supplies in accordance with product and process specification.
  • Identification of opportunities for continuous improvement in manufacturing processes and provide feedback to quality, design and process engineering.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Production Planning and Leadership

  • Follow the production schedule by fulfilling works orders by their due dates.
  • Planning resource requirements in accordance with production schedule.
  • Maintain suitable equipment levels - ensure equipment is in good condition and calibrated /maintained.
  • Communicate with other department supervisors to co-ordinate work.
  • Contribute to project teams as required.
  • Ensure all staff work according to the specific job instructions, standard company procedures and quality requirements. Ensure all necessary information is available to assembly staff.
  • Supervise the assembly section staff applying company rules and procedures fairly and openly and ensuring all staff understand what is expected from them as individuals and as a team.
  • Motivate and develop the team towards continuous improvements in performance and staff satisfaction.
  • Maintain suitable skill levels to meet the schedule by providing and organizing training.
  • Adapt workforce plans to accommodate holiday requests and sickness absence.
  • Attend production meetings to report progress and review the schedule.
  • Evaluate performance against budget and production forecast.

Quality and Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS)

  • Ensure QA inspection routines are carried out effectively to guarantee quality of finished product.
  • Maintain house-keeping standards in the assembly Section.
  • Ensure operators are aware of and apply appropriate Safe Operating Procedures and comply with COSHH and other safety procedures.
  • Ensure Risk Assessments and HSDS are completed regularly for relevant processes and the SOP manuals are up to date.

Knowledge and experience

  • Well organised with efficient planning and decision making capability for prioritising tasks and problem solving
  • Approachable and professional personality with an open and communicative style for effective supervision and motivation of the team
  • Experience of working in a high technology electrical / engineering assembly environment
  • Understanding of Slip ring technology and applications
  • Manual dexterity and technical skills for soldering, crimping, plastics mixing and moulding and other assembly skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Ability to use Sharepoint computer system

Required skills

  • Electronics
  • Manufacturing
  • Team Leader
  • Production Supervisor

Reference: 32234285

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