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Role: Production Supervisor
Location: Chesterfield
Salary: £30,000 – £34,000
Type: Full Time, Permanent

2fawcett Recruitment are supporting a client in recruiting a production Supervisor on a full time Permanent Basis.

To provide key support to assist the QHSE Manager in managing the production process on a day-to-day basis. To meet business KPIs across Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Morale, embedding continuous improvement culture in the company.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Integrate into the production team and together with the supervisor and team leaders, running production on a day-to-day basis.
  • Communicate with the sales team and the customer,
  • Create a production plan to achieve maximum productivity.
  • Monitor material stock and usage, and liaise with material suppliers to ensure materials are delivered to meet production deadlines.
  • Monitor tooling stock and usage, to ensure sufficient tools stock to keep production running
  • Implement TPM and improve the machine checks and ultimately reduce downtime
  • Liaise with the machine supplier to purchase parts, and arrange engineer visit for machine repairs.
  • Use Lean tools to establish the visibility of manufacturing performances including availability, productivity, and quality
  • Analyse causes for underperforming; to plan and lead the implementation of improving actions.
  • Assist The Health and Safety department in process implementation
  • To assist managing the company’s Lean program, and drive continuous improvements to meet business KPIs.
  • To support the development of work standardisation (i.e. SWI SMP) to reduce process variations as well as to be used for operational training.
  • To monitor and support 5S program
  • Staff Training and performance monitoring


  • Experience in a leadership role
  • Lean principles and techniques, capable of applying and implementing lean tools
  • Ussage of Sigma tools and be able to analyse data
  • Project management skills
  • Capable of using problem solving tools (5 whys, Pareto)
  • Presentation skills and report writing
  • Essential training skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Packages with Essential IT knowledge

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