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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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