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The Role: Production Supervisor
Location: Derby
Salary: £17 Per Hour + Overtime
Type: Permanent

2fawcett are recruiting for a Production Supervisor to join a leading Engineering business in Derby, on a full time, permanent basis. As the Production Supervisor, you will Support the production manager & extended team in the execution of the operational activities within the facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead & motivate the production workforce on the daily & weekly objectives by effectively communicating priorities & updates to issues affecting live builds
  • Run the morning production meeting setting the tone for the day/week ahead
  • Act as the conduit between the production team and operations teams ensuring issues affecting quality, cost & delivery are communicated & escalated where required
  • Support the sites continuous improvement plan through improvement projects, daily/weekly 5S huddles & the sites observation tool
  • Manage the production calibration/training system ensuring that all assets are within calibration & associated training for personnel is updated and maintained
  • Liaise with on-site contractors ensuring permits are completed and on-site team are aware of contractor movements & scope of work
  • Lead facility maintenance on site ensuring issues raised are adequately dealt with in a timely manner
  • Promote & encourage the use of various data capturing tools to strengthen our position when presenting data to senior leadership (OSHENS, MES, Qualytize etc.)
  • Attend & participate in monthly health & safety committee meetings ensuring a safety first & stop-work culture is adopted by everyone on site
  • Support custom projects on an adhoc basis ensuring regular progress reports are sent & issues are raised as they appear, this will involve communicating with multiple functions (Operations, Engineering, Quality etc.)
  • Perform annual performance reviews with direct reports ensuring that throughout the year expectations are clear and performance to goals is tracked
  • Build product knowledge by actively supporting root-cause-investigations and completing builds to plan when required
  • Manage direct reports holiday & absence ensuring the production plan can be executed to required timescales

Skills and Experience

  • Experience in team development & individual performance management
  • Leadership experience in a reactive production/engineering environment
  • Previous experience in planning and scheduling via MRP
  • IT competence ideally Oracle ASCP/MRP and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to report progress/status both internally and externally
  • Experience in site maintenance or facility up-keep
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Experience with LEAN (LEAD) tools and techniques
  • Valid clean driving license

What you will get in return

  • Excellent Salary
  • Potential for Overtime
  • Progression Opportunities
  • On-site parking


Monday – Friday, full time

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