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Manufacturing / Production Supervisor

Job Title: Manufacturing / Production Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: 30000 - 35000 + 10% bonus and exceptional benefits
Contact Name: Lorna Dane
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Job Published: almost 3 years ago

Job Description

Manufacturing / Production Supervisor

World Class Manufacturing 

£30,000 - £35,000 per annum (negotiable dependent upon experience) + excellent benefits

The Employer

A UK subsidiary of a global group, manufacturing and distributing a wide range of specialist products widely used in the building and construction sectors, working across a varied and diverse client base.

The Environment

There is plenty of scope for immediate and continuous improvement within the business which is growing through acquisition and organic growth. You will be responsible for leading and supervising a manufacturing team (of 15) and this is an excellent opportunity for an individual with experience, drive and ambition to join a growing company.

The Role: Manufacturing Supervisor

Overview – Lead and supervise a shift based manufacturing team (current shifts are 6am to 2pm / 2pm to 10pm)


  • Supervise and lead the manufacturing team to complete scheduled requirements

  • Ensure team follows Plant Operating Procedures and adheres to safe systems of work

  • Manage the resource required on shift alongside the Manufacturing Manager

  • Observe EHS, people behaviours and take appropriate action where needed

  • Identify, monitor and action manufacturing issues and collate improvement ideas

  • Act as the point of contact for Quality Control, Maintenance and Production Planning

  • Investigate batch problems and rejections

  • Collate and check Manufacturing Operative documentation

  • Monitor and action employee relation issues

  • Work towards 100% multi skilling within the team

  • Absence management and ensure daily, weekly and monthly check sheets / records are completed

    Skills and Experience Required: Manufacturing Supervisor

  • Experience in a manufacturing supervision / management role

  • Good EHS knowledge

  • Able to demonstrate effective leadership, establishing clear expectations, supporting employee engagement and motivation

  • A proven track record of achieving targets in a similar environment

  • A highly effective communicator with gravitas, drive and enthusiasm


    Package: Salary £30,000 - £35,000 (negotiable dependent upon experience), bonus c10% per annum, pension (employer contribution up to 8%), private medical insurance, 25 days a/l + bank holidays (increasing with service) and more…