Production Supervisor - Redditch

Ref: 644 Date Posted: Monday 08 Apr 2024

Production Supervisor

Redditch • Full time • Permanent • £30-40k depending on experience

Are you a dynamic and experienced leader with a passion for production/manufacturing? Do you thrive in a fast-paced manufacturing environment? We are currently seeking a highly motivated Production Supervisor to join our client's team.  If you have a proven track record of driving efficiency, ensuring quality, and leading a team to success, we want to hear from you.

Day to day duties and responsibilities for the Production Supervisor role.

  • Oversee and coordinate daily production operations at the HQ site.
  • Lead a team of production operatives, providing guidance, training, and motivation to maximize productivity and ensure a safe working environment.
  • Monitor production schedules and prioritise tasks to meet customer demands and deadlines.
  • Implement and police quality control measures to ensure that all products meet the company's high standards.
  • Schedule PPM and adhere to schedules to address equipment issues and ensure minimal downtime.
  • Ensure cleaning schedules are adhered to and maintain and clean organised and safe working area.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize production processes and reduce waste using lean manufacturing principles, 5S, six sigma.
  • Enforce company policies and procedures to maintain a disciplined and efficient workforce.
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work culture, promoting teamwork and open communication among team members.

What you'll need to succeed in our Production Supervisor role

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in manufacturing/packaging industry.
  • Familiarity with Lean or Six Sigma methodologies for process improvement would be desirable
  • Experience with ERP systems and production tracking software would be an advantage
  • In-depth knowledge of corrugated, tapes and adhesives manufacturing processes, equipment, and best practices.
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to motivate and manage a diverse team.
  • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making capabilities, especially in high-pressure situations.
  • Sound understanding of health and safety regulations, ensuring compliance at all times.
  • Exceptional organisational and time-management skills to handle multiple tasks effectively.

What you'll get in return for our Production Supervisor role

  • A salary package of £30-40k per annum
  • Enjoy 30 days of annual leave (including bank holidays), which increases with service.
  • NEST pension contribution at 5%
  • DIS provision of x4 salary, and long-term sickness cover (50% of salary for up to 2 years).
  • Smart Health Support - a Virtual GP 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Participate in Be Generous Day—a day to engage in volunteering activities.
  • Invest in your professional growth with our Be World Class training to help you be even better
  • Enjoy company-sponsored fun activities with Be Fun initiatives
  • Relish a Month of Gusto food subscription after a successful probation.

Arden Personnel is a local independent recruitment agency based in Alcester, Warwickshire. We recruit for companies based in Alcester, Evesham, Bidford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Henley-in-Arden, Leamington Spa, Redditch, Bromsgrove, and Studley.

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