Production Supervisor

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Competitive
Location: Haverhill
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 910664
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Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a manufacturing organisation with multiple locations in East Anglia. They are looking to add a Production Supervisor to their existing, long-standing team.

For this role, you will have a minimum of 1-year experience within the pre-treatment and application of powder coatings sector, preferably in an architectural environment.

You must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 1-year supervisory role experience in a production environment.

Sound knowledge of the Health & Safety requirements in the handling and storage of powders and chemicals is a must to be considered for this role.

Key responsibilities:

  • To achieve the agreed monthly production requirements of the department whilst maintaining labour and production cost targets.
  • To ensure that the products being produced meet the agreed quality standards and to achieve agreed reject/scrap levels.
  • To identify and produce proposals for effective training of personnel within the department.
  • To identify and produce proposals for effective methods or procedures that will cut operational costs and/or overheads.
  • To ensure that all relevant Health & Safety, Environmental and Company policies and procedures are complied with by personnel either working in or visiting the department.
  • To report and update on an agreed regular basis to the Manufacturing Manager matters of production and all other relevant issues.
  • Maintain knowledge of the latest trends and techniques within the industry and report to senior management any developments that could have an effect on the Company.

Technical knowledge and expertise:

  • Has detailed knowledge of the technical skills needed for the job.
  • Seeks out best practice both internally and externally.
  • Provides high-level specialist input when required.
  • Takes responsibility for ensuring all staff are able to develop their technical expertise.

Customer focus:

  • Takes responsibility for resolving quality issues.
  • Agrees work schedules, deadlines and standards and ensures all staff are aware of them.
  • Handles customer complaints in a positive way.
  • Has some understanding of the external marketplace.

Delivering results:

  • Sets priorities and ensures people work to meet them.
  • Supports people in setting work priorities.
  • Ensures quality and quantity standards are met.
  • Encourages people to seek ways of working more efficiently.
  • Able to identify new processes and prepared to investigate new ways of working.
  • Has a basic understanding of financial implications of a specific course of action.

People skills:

  • Is visible, approachable and willing to listen.
  • Demonstrates awareness of people issues at all levels.
  • Leads by example.
  • Fosters a culture where individuals are seen as important.
  • Commits resources to ensure effective training and development.

Personal commitment:

  • Leads by example.
  • Encourages people to maintain high standards.
  • Challenges unacceptable behaviour.
  • Provides feedback as required.
  • Take responsibility for the work of the team.
  • Uses praise and recognition appropriately.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward-thinking organisation, offering a competitive package.

Contact Bridie James to talk about this role on 01376 517079