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£25,000 - £35,000

Job Description

Ref: VR/05219

Production Supervisor

£25,000 – £35,000


Our client is a market leading, global, interconnect specialist.  They specialise in the design and manufacture of high-quality precision components for harsh and demanding environments such as Oil and Gas, Aerospace, Marine, Nuclear and Defence.

Poised for further growth and investment, they are now seeking to recruit a Production Supervisor who will help deliver unrivalled levels of excellence. The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing and organising the equipment, staff and processes on the production floor, including overseeing scheduling and routine production activities and acting as first-line troubleshooting should problems arise.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • ‘On time’ despatch of manufactured parts, services and assemblies in accordance with internal policies and procedures
  • Contributing in daily communications with Planning and Procurement to discuss any stock and/or planning issues to ensure on time deliveries
  • Developing and implementing production procedures and policies
  • Supporting the production operatives in achieving the daily production plan and communicating any delays to the relevant departments
  • Delegating manufacturing tasks so that the team can meet production deadlines
  • Establishing priorities to ensure the manufacturing team works most efficiently

Essential Qualities Include:

  • HNC / HND / Degree level education or equivalent experience
  • Manufacturing / Production industry experience
  • Managerial and leadership experience
  • A broad knowledge and experience of production planning processes
  • Proven ability to work within agreed budgets and timescales
  • Experience and ability to read and understand technical drawings, Process Instructions, Manufacturing Instructions and Generics
  • Process costing and new process implementation skills, as well as lean manufacturing
  • A proven track record of cost savings and productivity improvements

Highly analytical with the ability to confidently understand and use MRP systems

Robert Fox

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Tel: 01322293286


Full Time


Engineering & Construction

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