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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Competitive Salary, Great Benefits

  • Contact:

    Phil Pitman

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673717

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  • Published:

    11 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • Expiry date:

    30 April 2021

Production Supervisor – 12 Month FTC

Competitive Salary




This global medical manufacturing business has established a new manufacturing facility in South Wales and has created a new position for a Production Supervisor to take the lead in organising and leading all aspects of production, testing and packing to meet growing output needs.


You’ll lead the manufacturing process and manage the KPI’s for the facility, while acting as the focal point of communication with other areas of the business.


This is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract with potential for ongoing permanence as the business continues on its journey of growth. As a growing operation hours are typically 9-5 but will at times be on a 2 shift mornings/afternoons pattern, Monday - Friday.


A background in medical, pharmaceutical or similar highly regulated sector is advantageous.


This is what you’ll be doing


  • Prioritise and schedule work to meet business needs

  • Run production meetings, presenting metrics and highlighting issues

  • Attend cross-functional business meetings

  • Keep accurate records and measures of production performance indices

  • Operate in line with company quality standards such as ISO 13485

  • Ensure Team Leaders (and Production Staff) operate in line with standards

  • Act as a focal communication point

  • Provide leadership and training required to achieve empowered and motivated individuals within the team

  • Promote and champion effective co-operation within and between teams

  • Identification and implementation of initiatives resulting in productivity gains

  • Carry out employee appraisals to agreed timetable and assist in the provision of development plans, selection and recruitment of employees.

  • Actively manages attendance and performance of direct reports.

  • Able to present an overview of production processes to external visitors as required


The experience you’ll bring to the team


  • An educational background in Scientific, Engineering or Manufacturing field, or operational experience leading production teams in a highly regulated manufacturing environment.

  • Familiarity within highly automated production process.

  • Demonstrable experience of high-volume flow production environments.

  • Fluent in the use of MS Office.

  • Knowledge of safe systems of work

  • Demonstrable effective communication skills

  • Experience of managing and developing others.

  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to drive change

  • Demonstrates a positive ‘can do’ attitude in a busy, multi-tasking working environment.

And this is what you’ll get in return


  • Competitive salary

  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays

  • 5% matched pension

  • Ongoing career development opportunities


Are you up to the challenge?


If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this role apply now.


*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.