Production Supervisor


Production Supervisor - this is a day shift role, supervising and supporting the effective running of a production cell in Peterborough. This is a brand-new role due to a new cell opening within the manufacturing facility. I welcome applications from existing production supervisors, team leaders or production managers who are ready for a new challenge.

Why you should apply: Production Supervisor

If you want to join a well-established Peterborough based manufacturer that pride themselves in their internal and external training programmes, as well as development and career progression for high achievers, then this is an employer you should be looking at. Due to the planned expansion of their manufacturing facility, this brand-new role will allow you the autonomy to really make this Production Supervisor role your own. There is clear career progression available for the right person. Don’t just take my word for it - two previous Production Supervisors at this company are now in senior managerial roles.

SALARY: £40,000 - £45,000 dependant on your previous practical work experience

BENEFITS: Company Pension Contribution Company Performance Bonus 25 Days Holiday, plus Bank Holidays Life Assurance

LOCATION: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Peterborough, Corby, Huntingdon, Bedford, Wellingborough, Oundle, Thrapston, Kettering, Boston, Spalding, Ely, March, St Neots, Rushden, Rutland, Leicester, Melton Mowbray

JOB SPECIFICATION: Production Supervisor

In a nut shell you will lead a team of between 6-10 skilled and semi-skilled production operatives on a shift basis. Perfect if you want to come off shifts!

The key issues will include:

Quality – To ensure all machine operators report any quality related defects and are working to the specified PSS sheets, can quarantine out of spec materials and resolve promptly anything via the NCR/CCR processes.

Health and Safety – Responsible for all aspects of Health & Safety within your cell. Enforce safe working practices within your workspace, investigate near misses and communicate across all areas. Deliver Toolbox talks and feedback anything relevant to the Health & Safety team. Ensure the correct storage of chemicals and the wearing of the required PPE where relevant

Environmental – Ensure that the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) and the data caption is maintained, and any production losses are recorded and highlighted. Machinery breakdowns will need to be logged via the Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

Miscellaneous - The successful Supervisor will support in assuring that all SOP’s and work instructions/PSS data is accurately up to date and relevant for all processes. You will supervise and assist with technical trials where needed, working closely alongside the Process Engineering team to drive through continuous improvements.

To be considered for this role you must: Production Supervisor

·Have lead, supervised or managed a small team of semi-skilled and skilled production operatives / machine operators in a process driven manufacturing environment
·Be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of the requirements of an ISO:9001 quality manufacturing system and have experienced of meeting those standards

In addition I would expect strong exposure to the following:

·Continuous Improvement - Be able to identify & initiate process improvements and/or change activities effectively in line with the priorities of the business
·Stakeholder management – strong teamwork and cross functional working
·Health and Safety – demonstrate your ability to work safely both independently and as part of your team with minimal supervision
·Customer focused –appropriate and prompt communication with customers, developing professional relationships with them
·Flexibility & resilience – able to deal with varying levels of work and demand with the needs of the business
THE COMPANY: Production Supervisor

2018 really is an exciting time to join this Peterborough based employer. This process driven manufacturer is very well-established in their field. They have won many interesting new projects over the last 12 months, adding to and increasing their already diverse customer base. There are excellent growth opportunities here for the right person, which I can personally back up through my experience with them. There are also good opportunities to gain relevant related qualifications at this employer.

PROSPECTS: Production Supervisor

In this role you will be given huge opportunities for personal growth based on your own performance, a real chance to develop your production management experience. Their vertical management structure allows cross departmental promotion opportunities – they always try to recruit from within.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets and worked with the following products and/or services: production supervisor, manufacturing supervisor, cell supervisor, factory supervisor, production tea leader, health & safety, H&S, quality, CMMS, Engineer, Quality, QMS, maintenance, continuous improvement, process, chemical, pharmaceutical, food, FMCG, automotive, aerospace, marine.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant James Coull quoting Production Supervisor reference JC14924 to DD: 44 (0)1604 683323 Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: 44 (0) 1604 758857. Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based.