Production Supervisor

Recruiter
Solutions Recruitment
Location
Northumberland
Posted
19 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A production Supervisors role within the Manufacturing team is to direct and co-ordinate activities on designated flow lines to ensure the Company’s and departments business objectives in terms of cost, service, delivery and safety.
Direct and co-ordinate activities of the operations flow-lines to obtain optimum use of equipment, facilities and personnel. Ensure compliance of operations personnel to the organisations policies, procedures, safety rules and regulations. Support and co-ordinate investigations into customer complaints both internal and external relating to the processes of the designated flow-lines.
Tasks:
* To lead and motivate team on designated flow lines to ensure delivery of KPI’s in safety, cost, quality and delivery.
* Ensure that flowline personnel are fully utilised at all times.
* Monitor and direct activities towards waste reduction in:
* Scrap and rework
* Stock inventory (raw material and WIP)
* Assembly process times
* Active identification and participation in change initiatives to increase productivity.
* Facilitate and organise continuous improvement initiatives/programs within the department using modern manufacturing procedures (Cellular Manufacturing, Kan-Ban, Genba Kanri, Process Analysis).
* Manage individuals performance, carry out EFM’s, identify development opportunities and implement the disciplinary procedure where necessary.
* Prompt investigation into quality, safety and productivity issues and implementation of
* corrective actions to prevent a re-occurence.
* Ensure a high standard of housekeeping is maintained throughout the flowline(s).
* Commuinate all issues (quality, people, safety, production) to Product Line Manager and support functions in a timely manner.
* Ensure health and safety regulations are implemented and adhered too.
* Maintain and update records (COPQ, OEE etc) as required and completion of weekly report.
* Maintenance of all visual management displays within the flowline(s).
* Develop and maintain standard operation sheets to support the machining and assembly processes.
* Maintain and update company Manufacturing Norms and other formal procedures to ensure audit compliance.
* Perform other duties as required by Manufacturing Manager and /or Product Line Manager.
Position Requirements:
Minimum 5 GCSE’s including Mathematics (or equivalent)
* Two years minimum related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Skilled influencer to motivate direct reports in the attainment of departmental objectives.
* Capability to effectively communicate and record information in a practical manner i.e.: setting meeting agendas, recording actions and summarising data for management as required.
* PC literate and familiar with Microsoft Office suite and ERP systems such as SAP.
* Capable of learning other software packages as required.
* Use of Draeger BEST Excellence (or equivalent) techniques to identify problems, initiate robust corrective actions and ensure sustainability of the improvements that are implemented.
* Ability to adapt communication style effectively and concisely to suit audience.
* Demonstrated strong network building capability to ensure appropriate support received from interfacing business functions.
* Desirable - Team Leader award / Certificate in Management studies or equivalent NVQ
Remuneration:
Salary is negotiable. Our client is keen to see what the individuals expectations are

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