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Production Supervisor - 12M FTC

Production Supervisor - 12M FTC

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Engineering & Technical

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £30000 - £33000

  • Contact:

    Phil Pitman

  • Email:

  • Contact phone:

    02921 673717

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Month Fixed Term Contract

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Production Supervisor

£30,000 - £33,000



A successful and rapidly growing manufacturing business has a new opportunity for a Production Supervisor, well suited to a background in either pharmaceutical or food industries. While envisaged to be a 12 month Fixed Term Contract to cover maternity the business is investing in new lines and large project works which will result in continued expansion, and so there is the potential for permanence.


The business has over 20 years’ of success with long standing relationships with a broad, high profile customer base and so provides security in uncertain times, and has a healthy culture with many staff choosing to remain with the business for over 15 years.


This is what you’ll be doing


This is a 2 shift role working Monday-Friday 6 - 2 and 2 – 10, and some short shifts on either a Saturday or Sunday, averaging 2/5.


You’ll be responsible for Productivity, Quality and Health and Safety on your shift, reporting to the Production Manager on site and with 35 indirect reports via three team leaders. It’s a fast paced but well ordered environment, requiring someone with experience coordinating resource in line with changing demand.


You will:


  • Ensure products are produced in line with Quality and Customer specifications.

  • Ensure Health & Safety Regulations are adhered to

  • Ensure that production demands are met in full and communicated to the appropriate departments including, Planning, Sales and Supply Chain

  • Support the development of your teams to meet the needs of the operation

  • Communicate with Supervisory staff any changes or requirements that are needed on a daily basis

  • Plan, monitor and appraise job results.

  • Coach, counsel and discipline employees.

  • Initiate, co-ordinate and enforce systems, policies and procedures in order to improve efficiency.

  • Play a role in recruiting, selecting, orienting and training employees.

  • Complete the production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel, accomplishing work results, establishing priorities and adhering to deadlines.

  • Revise schedules if needed and resolve any problems to ensure production is completed in a safe and timely manner.

  • Liaise with all departments including Maintenance and HR to ensure all resources are available when required.

  • Create and communicate a daily shift report

  • Carry out bi-annual PDRs with Team Leaders

  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel


The experience you’ll bring to the team

  • Previous experience in co-ordinating/leading teams in a manufacturing environment, pharmaceutical or food essential.

  • Previous responsibility for all aspects of the operation: safety, quality, output

  • Competent in use of computer systems, MS Word/Excel

And this is what you’ll get in return


  • £32,500 and the opportunity to earn more

  • 28 days holidays

  • Company sick pay

  • Company pension


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.