Works Supervisor - Bradford

The Works Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a family owned organisation where staff rarely leave with many employees having in excess of 30 years employment gained over the 45 years that the company has been operational and are one of the leaders in their field which they design, build and supply material handling equipment, specialising in mobile lifting and travelling solutions for the marine and industrial sectors worldwide.

Due to impending retirement of their current Works Manager after 45 years employment we are looking to recruit the next person to take over the reigns in due course and promotional opportunities are great for the right individual.

JOB TITLE : Works Supervisor.

LOCATION : Bradford.

OVERVIEW: Responsible for organising and monitoring workflow: improving employee efficiency and a safe working environment of between 11 - 15 manufacturing employees.


Delegation of tasks to en.sure that production deadlines are met.

Organising production sequencing to maximize efficacy on the factory floor in line with the delivery requirement

Monitors and reports on performance to the Managing Director and Works Manager.

Make recommendations to improve efficiency and reduce cost with relevance to product design, component selection.

Addresses production problems as they arise; organises repair replacement of faulty equipment.

Responsible for retraining / discipline employees that fail to perform or violate company policies.

Recruitment and training.

Establish and maintains close relationships with other departments particularly design and purchasing.

Provision of a safe working environment and adherence to safe working practices.


Ideally you will have -experience /working knowledge of the following; fabrication and welding,.horizontal boring ,radial drilling, milling centre lathe turning, milling, surface preparation and painting, hydraulic mechanical assembly.

Leadership delegation , ability to work under pressure, computer literacy, communication skills,

Electronics applied to the control of hydraulic and mechanical systems

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