Shift Supervisor

Job Description

Shift Production Supervisor

Earlies / Lates

Lancashire, North West

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Shift Production Supervisor to join the team at a manufacturing company near Preston, Lancashire.

The Production Supervisor will be responsible for a team of Operatives ensuring production targets and department KPI's are met.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervision of all activities in a busy department, ensuring maximum availability of resources; people, plant, parts, processes
  • Ensure all KPIs are achieved; volumes, quality, budget & performance
  • Drive H&S initiatives and lead the delivery of best practice behaviours
  • Provide training, development and performance appraisals for Operatives and reporting staff
  • Manage performance of Operators to ensure maximum productivity and resolve any issues
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement
  • Manage machine and equipment efficiencies through TPM

Production Supervisor desired skills/experience:

  • Experience of managing large teams within a manufacturing environment
  • Effective day to day people management skills such as absence management, team leadership, engagement, performance management and training
  • IT literate, familiar with the Microsoft Office suite
  • An ILM 3 qualification in Supervisory Management (or equivalent) would be advantageous
  • Good knowledge of H&S; IOSH standard
  • Knowledge and application of Business Improvement Techniques i.e. LEAN Manufacturing, Problem Solving (5Y) Root Cause Analysis
  • Drive for further progression and development
  • Knowledge of Mechanical / Welding Processes - advantageous

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At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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