Production Supervisor Peterlee, England

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Our client is a long established manufacturing company. Innovative and dynamic, they are constantly pursuing new ways to improve the services and products they offer. An opportunity has arisen for a Production Supervisor to join their team.


This is the ideal role for a Production Supervisor to develop their career with an award-winning company.


Duties will include:

Carry out a suitable shift handover to the next shift

Supervise employees and manage production activities

Drive performance of team members giving direction and feedback to aid good performance

Ensure adherence to established quality guidelines and safety requirements

Determine manufacturing priorities based on production schedules

Utilise lean manufacturing techniques to strive to exceed targets

Ensure optimum machine/equipment utilisation

Determine working instructions, rules and guidelines for production sections, shifts or production lines

Allocate operatives and resources according to production plan

Provide a lead to all operatives

Ensure execution of production plan

Make daily/hourly assignment changes

Work with Maintenance to resolve machine/equipment breakdowns

Ensure internal delivery supports dispatch time schedules

Resolve customer concerns and take corrective actions to eliminate repeat

Alert Production Manager to changes which affect overall production targets with proposal for recovery

Advise Production Manager and any relevant Management of any event which requires action



To be considered for the role of Production Supervisor,  you must have:

Must have had industry experience working within an automotive engineering/manufacturing environment

Must have experience of man management having held a similar role for a minimum of 3 years

Will ideally have a relevant degree (or equivalent) in an engineering or technical discipline

Will have knowledge of health and safety regulations

Build, cultivate and maintain strong client relationships

A working knowledge of, or hands-on experience with, automotive production processes

Must be computer literate with a very good knowledge in the use of all Microsoft Office packages

Must have very good communication skills (oral and written)

Must have a full UK drivers licence



To apply for the role of Production Supervisor, please apply via the button or link shown.  If your skills and experience meet with this requirement, we will contact you to discuss the position in further detail.



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