Shift Supervisor

Redditch Industrial
£18000 - £36000 per annum
13 Sep 2017
23 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
There is an immediate requirement for a driven manufacturing professional to join a successful Worcestershire company. The requirement is to manage production throughput within a defined area of the business in order to achieve delivery targets in line with relevant quality standards

The company produce various plastic parts serving a number of sectors and are currently experiencing healthy growth. This position offers the ability for a qualified and experienced individual to join the organisation in a key role which offers stability, defined progression and support from an established team.

The ideal candidate will hold a formal qualification in a relevant discipline and proven production management experience gained from within a modern manufacturing environment. Candidates should be experienced as a Team Leader, Cell Leader, Production Supervisor or Production Manager with proven man management and organisational skills. The ability to effectively manage a workload with a focus on both quality and productivity is essential. It is essential that the appointed candidate is ambitious, motivated and energetic on order to maximise all opportunities for both the business and themselves

Key responsibilities will include:

- Overseeing a team of circa 14 heads on a standard day shift
- Coordinating production flow to achieve production schedules
- Ensuring quality standards are maintained
- Efficiency monitoring and improvement, including 5S activity
- Health and Safety, man-management and training of cell personnel

Candidates must have:

- Previous experience in the plastics industry. Ideally, with experience of rotational moulding.
- Proven supervisory experience gained within a manufacturing / production environment.
- Ability to control Health & Safety, Quality and Productivity.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to motivate and influence.
- Confidence in the use of Continuous Improvement techniques
- Strong ambition and drive

In addition the following will be a distinct advantage:

- Degree level qualification in a relevant Engineering, Manufacturing or Production Management discipline
- A relevant qualification in Supervisory Management

In return a basic salary in the range £18000 - £22000 per annum is being offered based on skills, experience and qualification that can be demonstrated for a permanent day shift role. In addition, overtime & bonuses are available, which can equate to a salary of £36,000 per annum if desired.
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