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Production Supervisor



£25,000 - £28,000






Company Description

Our company is a well-established highly successful food industry manufacturing company and supplier to a diverse range of own label customers and leading retailers. Due to expansion they are looking for a Production Supervisor to join their team. 

Job Specification

The Role

  • Reporting directly to Operations Director, this role will be a ‘hands on’, positive approach to problem solving, adapting to a changing environment and reacting quickly to meet challenges.
  • To be responsible for the growth and success of the teams and business.
  • Ensuring that the operational management of the business is adequately resourced.
  • Undertaking production planning, with the appropriate equipment, machinery and product being available to deliver to the required levels.
  • Management of staff performance to achieve optimum service and upskilling.
  • Devise a training schedule and plan for all operational employees the following 12 months.
  • Ensure all employees are trained on the manufacturing process, with the support of the Technical department.
  • Review and optimise efficiencies and effectiveness of the manufacturing operations, making improvements within the process.
  • Responsibility for the quality of service delivery, striving for best in quality of product and business practices.
  • Prioritise health and safety within the manufacturing operation.
  • Managing the implementation of systems and processes
  • Drive continuous improvement and quality management across all manufacturing areas of the business.
  • Analysis of working practices with a view to implementing improvement and recommendations for future processing practices.
  • Ensuring key performance indicators are in place and production targets are met.
  • Work directly with technical and site engineering services to develop positive solutions.
  • Liaise with all company departments to ensure effective operations to meet the customer demands.
  • Prioritise to meet tight deadlines with a degree of autonomy.
  • Any other duties which could reasonably be requested within the remit of the role.

The Person

  • The post holder will be responsible for the operational management of the manufacturing process for a multi-site FMCG manufacturing business.
  • Prior warehouse and managerial experience
  • Highly organised.
  • Production and planning skills.
  • Understanding of stock management systems.
  • Ability to manage time and workload effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Leadership skills.
  • Experience in negotiating and working with suppliers.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Strong attention to details.
  • Ability to engage and motivate others.
  • Drive to achieve results.

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