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Night Shift Production Supervisor

Quality & Inspection
Job Type:
Trafford Park, Manchester
Salary Description:
£32000 - £33000/annum
28 Mar 2019
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The Shift Site Supervisor is responsible for the effective running of the production departments on a predominantly nightly basis through management and organisation of the labour force to maximise productivity. This position is also responsible for analysing production targets, auditing quality, conducting H&S inspections and monitoring housekeeping in the department. The Night Shift Supervisor will also have an element of input into the medium and long-term strategies for all manufacturing departments.

The Night Shift Site Supervisor will aid the Production Manager’s in the optimum running of their departments. The job will require the ability to work as part of a management team, working closely with the shop floor to organise day-to-day production. This role will require strong man-management skills as the successful candidate will be the most senior member of staff on the night shift.

-The following list is not exhaustive but rather indicates the areas of responsibilities the Night Shift Site Supervisor will be involved in:
-To manage departmental labour performance with the aim of recovering hours from each operator and to maximise output.
-To analyse and meet production KPI’s, identifying issues and areas for improvement.
-To maximise efficiency on each job by reviewing current production methods ad machine utilisation etc.
-To assess production operative skills, identify opportunities for improvement and implementing ideas in coordination with the management team.
-To optimise Material usage, recycling or reusing materials wherever possible and minimising waste.
-To monitor and identify internal rejects, investigate and resolve customer complaints and then propose and implement corrective actions.
-To carry out random quality audits ensuring that cell leaders are performing their respective quality checks and relevant paperwork is completed correctly.
-To monitor aspects of health and safety in the department. Carrying out H&S inspections in the department, checking and ensuring that all operatives are suitably trained.
-To perform interviews, investigations, and reviews with employees as required by the role such as return to work interviews, disciplinary investigations, performance management and appraisal reviews.
-To create internal and external purchase requisitions and allocate spend to correct cost centers and account codes.
-Organise and manage continuous improvement projects within the department, tracking and reporting on progress made on a regular basis.
-Submit maintenance requests for any issues arising in the department such as machine breakdowns
-Respond to Near Miss reports and ensure preventative actions are completed
-To inspect departmental housekeeping and to organize deep cleaning schedules and maintain the highest standards of housekeeping in the department.
-To work towards long-term goals to ensure continued business growth.
-To ensure effective handovers to day shift Supervisors and management team.
-Motivating employees towards maintaining high standards in their work and overcoming any difficulties.

-5 years’ experience at a supervisory level in a manufacturing/engineering environment
-Experience of people management is essential
-Excellent report writing skills
-NEBOSH qualification is desirable

-Good leadership qualities and mana-management skills
-Excellent time-management skills
-Outstanding problem-solving skills
-Conducts themselves in a professional manner
-Strong communication skills
-Ability to motivate and drive a team of operators to meet difficult and challenging deadlines
-A proven ability to adapt to change regularly in order to overcome a wide range of issues

-Competitive salary
-Up to 5% contribution to a pension
-Non-contractual bonus scheme
-Medical Scheme
-Life Assurance Scheme
-25 days holidays plus bank holidays
-Exciting stable career

HOURS: 38 HOURS PER WEEK (3 weeks nights/1 weekdays)
Nights: Sun 12 (Midnight) – 7:30am Tues-Thurs 12pm- 8:30am (40 minute unpaid lunch break) Days: 8:30am – 5:00pm (early finish on Friday)
SALARY: £33,040.00 (includes night rate allowance)

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