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Production Supervisor

BMR Solutions Ltd
Closing date
22 Oct 2021

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Salary Band
Hourly Rate, At least £20.00
Contract Type
Full Time
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BMR Solutions are currently looking to recruit for a Production Supervisor to work for our client who are a large engineering company based in Chippenham, Wiltshire.

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Location: Chippenham, Wiltshire
Contract: On-going
Rate/Salary: £20-25
Hours: 07.30 - 15.30(37.5 hour week - O/T available when required)
Key Skills & Experience: Production / Manufacturing / Team Leader / Supervisor / Rail Industry To take full ownership of completing manufacturing output on time and to budget
  • Provide accurate output forecasts and early visibility of potential risk of delays to the production plan to allow sales planning reporting to be completed in line with monthly reporting cycles.
  • Motivate and lead a team of multi-skilled production and stores technicians, (a mix of permanent and third party workers), to deliver all targets.
  • Promote a culture of safety, equality, inclusion and diversity on the shopfloor.
  • Utilise lean manufacturing techniques to ensure that the production plan delivers to customers' requirement on budget and in time.
  • To take full ownership of managing resources in line with customer demand, increasing or reducing to deal with any peaks and/or troughs in customer demand. This includes utilising Third Party Workers sourced through approved suppliers.
  • Manage labour recoveries and efficiencies in line with targets.
  • Chair weekly cross functional meetings that include sales planning, material control and supply chain to support sales target
  • Lead the team to make significant contribution to our continuous improvement initiatives and increase participation in our 3i programme
  • Identify and implement corrective actions to address all workmanship issues that arise
  • Drive the production team in achieving compliance with stock reduction and on time delivery targets
  • Active participation in all NPI projects to ensure optimum production flow is in place prior to product being released into full production

Personal Specification:
  • Proven track record of supervising a multi skilled workforce (essential)
  • Ability to supervise a minimum of 40 direct reports (essential)
  • Ability to prioritise workload to meet agreed customer demands (essential)
  • Ability to take action to mitigate for issues that arise in order to hit customer promise dates and maintain On Time Delivery (essential)
  • Driven by satisfying customer demands rather than purely monthly output value (essential)
  • Proven track record of working with engineering and supply chain (essential)
  • Proven track record of performance management, time management and personal development of direct reports (essential)
  • Ability to manage production efficiencies, cost of poor quality and factory safety (essential)
  • Ability to work shifts if required (essential)
  • Experience of supervising in a unionised environment
  • Experience of high mix low volume manufacturing
  • Experience of safety critical industry
  • Experience in Electronics, Mechanical, Electrical industries
  • HND in related field e.g engineering, manufacturing or business
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