Production Supervisor

3MD Technical
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client is a very well regarded production engineering organisation who are ungoing a period of expansion. This has lead to the need for a Production Supervisor to join the team on a full time permanent basis.

The main purpose of the role will be to oversee and manage the company's overall production which involves machine shop, assembly and testing.

Other functions of the role are:
• Support the Management team to deliver the results and strategic objectives.
• Plan, organise and direct the company workshop operations
• Deliver plans and processes which minimise costs through effective utilisation of manpower, equipment facilities, materials and capital.
• Deliver against business objectives and production schedules whilst insuring product standards and level of customer service exceeds customer expectation.
• Manage local resource to ensure problem solving and cost reduction targets are met.
• Identify and implement initiatives to improve manpower utilisation within existing departments and processes.
• Continually review production planning; schedule activities to deliver maximum return on efficiencies whilst operating in a safe and efficient manner.
• Ensure quality requirements are met at all times.
• Promote a culture of Continuous Improvement; maintain and improve housekeeping in all areas driving continuous improvement initiatives
• Support the internal non-confirming rejects (NCR) process.
• Manage budget expenditure.
• Continually improve safety record by addressing both physical safety issues and employee safety attitudes.
• Select and maintain plant and equipment.
• Recruit, select, train, motivate and performance manage staff; promote employee development and encourage progression planning, ensuring accurate population and maintenance of the skills matrix.

To be successful in this role you will need a number of years within production engineering in a supervisory or management position, ideally from a facility practicing lean methodologies. You should also carry an engineering qualification. Any certification or qualifications in management or lean would also be highly beneficial.

To apply for this position please send your CV to Stuart at 3MD Technical Recruitment who are acting as an employment business for this position

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