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Job Reference ST6455
Location Swansea
Salary / Hourly Rate £26,000 - £28,000 per annum
Sector Production
Job Type Permanent
Details Full Time
Date Posted 12 Feb 2019

Job Description

Production Supervisor
£26-28k per annum

To assist the Operations Manager and Production Supervisor, the ideal candidate will be responsible for the operation for the whole plant in terms of production, quality, cost, delivery, technical, safety, and human resources, whilst respecting the defined goals. Responsible for the day to day management of people within production, to ensure company's targets and objectives are met to meet customer requirements, ensuring that staff comply with health, safety and standard operating procedures. Strive to continually improve, reduce costs, improve production and quality. Act with minimum supervision.
Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:-
• Lead by example, ensuring a safe and efficient work place is maintained always.
• Work alongside one other Supervisor to plan workloads throughout the whole plant.
• Input valves into the job book, carry out QA on all valves prior to and on completion of work.
• Achieve the required company quality standards ensuring both internal and external customer satisfaction.
• Ensuring that Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) are monitored and targets achieved.
• Coordinate with support functions to progress issues concerning production planning and resource/skill allocation to ensure delivery of products to schedule within all relevant quality specifications.
• Communicate, delivering team briefs with focus on quality, cost and delivery, and gathering ideas for improvement.
• Drive performance of team members, giving direction and feedback to aid good performance.
• Ensure safe working practices are maintained and 'Standard Operations' adhered to.
• Working to ISO9001 procedures
• Ensure that non-conformance is challenged and counter-measures are agreed and implemented.
• Motivate the team to create a high-performance culture where improvement suggestions are embraced.
• Support the implementation of engineering changes, production trials, model change and pilot build.
• Report and act upon plant or machinery breakdowns and machine preventative maintenance.
• Ensure that internal delivery processes are adhered to support dispatch.
• Support the resolution of Customer concerns. Identify and eliminate root cause using robust countermeasures. Sustain the corrective actions to eliminate repeat issues.
• Ensure all external and internal auditory standards and improvement requirements are met.
• Flexibility is Key to the success of lean organizations and in this respect, the role will encompass the whole plant with regards to production, safety and HR issues.

• Labour Productivity
• Quality assurance
• Projection and budgetary achievement
• Housekeeping and welfare

Skills and Attributes
• Ability to sustain and develop team working and team based problem solving.
• Good level of numerical and analytical ability.
• Ability to build effective relationships with work colleagues.
• Ability to sustain and develop team working and team based problem solving.
• Able to achieve results by setting high standards and committing to clear objectives.
• Adaptable to change and varying situations.
• Ability to show resilience and a flexible approach.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and able to establish logical practical solutions.
• Strong people and performance management skills.
• Computer literate with good numeric skills
• Full understanding of customer expectations and deliverables with an awareness of the impact of failure/cost of poor quality.
Qualifications and Experience Levels:
• Time served and proven track record within manufacturing supervision. Essential
• Proven experience of continuous improvement and problem solving), process improvement and Poka-Yoke techniques. Desirable
• Understanding production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work. Desirable

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