Senior Production Supervisor

To support the Production Manager in the smooth-running of the factory. To implement efficient processes, mentor and develop employees, and ensure that HSEQ protocols are adhered to at all times

Job Added: 22nd October 2021

Based: Manufacturing Plant & Logistics Centre, Peterlee

Department: Production

Reports to: Production Manager

Responsibilities and duties for the role will include:

  • Monitor line efficiencies and motivate production employees to ensure that production targets are met, in order to maximise efficiency
  • Manage individual and team performance against targets and KPIs
  • Manage training for all new production employees (manufacturing) on all aspects of production, machinery, operation, setting, safety, quality, etc.
  • Carry out inductions for new starters
  • Ensure that all production employees are completing paperwork correctly and carrying out checks as instructed
  • Ensure that the factory areas are kept clean and tidy, encouraging a “clean as you go” policy
  • Maintain a strong focus on maintaining and improving quality and service levels; make recommendations for processes, machinery, and resource improvements to enable current and future growth
  • Actively seek to develop good relationships with all Janus Europe employees, suppliers and customers
  • Lead by example to gain the respect, co-operation and support of colleagues
  • Control and update end of month stock takes
  • Control and update KPIs and the ERP system when required
  • Ensure that HSEQ protocols are promoted and adhered to by all production employees or other stakeholders entering the production areas
  • Ensure all transactions in the ERP system are recorded accurately and efficiently
  • Conduct quality assurance inspections during shifts in conjunction with the QA Inspector
  • Conduct safety inspections during shifts in conjunction with the HSEQ Manager
  • Follow up any queries with suppliers/hauliers/office colleagues as appropriate
  • Deputise for the Production Manager in their absence
  • On occasion, be willing to work and represent the company on client sites, if required
  • On occasion, be willing to support at exhibitions by helping to transport and put together displays, if required
  • On occasion, be willing to work at other locations in the UK and overseas, if required

Key Attributes / Skills and Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a supervisory position
  • Experience of mentoring and developing a team
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • A self-motivated and flexible attitude
  • Proven experience in promoting and upholding current HSEQ legislation and protocols
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience of using an ERP system (desirable)
  • Sound analytical decision-making skills
  • Eagerness to learn and develop, making continuous improvements both professionally and personally

How to apply:

If you believe you would be a good fit for this position, we would love to hear from you.
Please send your CV & Covering letter to:

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