Job Overview

Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hinckley
Salary: £35,000
Reference: #5787
Contact Name: Zak Brindle
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Job Published: November 08, 2021 09:14

Job Description

Production Supervisor


Location: Hinckley, Leicestershire
Salary: £35k 
Reports to: Head of Operations

A manufacturing company that specialised in bespoke products for an array of industries, including aerospace, defense, and FMCG, is hiring a Production Supervisor to join the team and perform the following: 

  • Ensure that all production staff complies with H&S procedures, including ensuring that control measures are met in full and conducting frequent safety audits. 
  • Define and implement team communication plans to share the performance status
  • Make sure that the QA targets are met and checks are undertaken accurately and on time
  • Complete agreed production plan in full and on time
  • Communicate the production requirements to the team on a daily basis
  • Complete daily reporting on production KPIs and develop reporting improvements
  • Develop standard operating procedures to define best practices and support training
  • Identify areas of improvement relating to the cost of material
  • Develop and coach the production teams to use problem-solving techniques, as well as recommend improvements to equipment, processes, and procedures
  • Use Lean manufacturing tools
  • Working with others outside the department if required
  • Conduct return to work interviews, disciplinary, and grievance hearings in accordance with company policy

About you:

  • You are a confident leader with good communication skills 
  • Organised and good with time management
  • Interpersonal skills that motivate and inspire colleagues
  • Extensive knowledge of lean manufacturing tools
  • Strong problem-solving abilities seeking permanent corrective actions to prevent repeat problems
  • Experience working and managing in an ISO environment 
  • Good understanding of production KPIs with target-oriented thinking
  • Knowledge of CRM and ERP business systems

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated and a can-do attitude 
  • Team player
  • Able to motivate others to achieve goals
  • Committed to equality and diversity
  • Adaptable
  • Ambitious

Click apply or speak with Zak Brindle at or call on 01257 244745