17 May, 2018

Production Supervisor (Night Shift)

  • Anonymous
  • Chester, Chester, Cheshire West and Chester, UK
Full time Manufacturing Operations

Job Description

We are pleased to be recruiting for a Permanent Manufacturing Night Shift Production Supervisor for our prestigious client, who has Manufacturing and Supervisor experience and who can work as part of a team.

Job Purpose

To supervise all activities within production area to ensure targets relating to Production, Quality, Health and Safety, are met.

Key Role Objectives

* To manage/Supervise the site Night Shift as part of the leadership team.
* Ensure that all man power and machinery resources are available and utilised to meet the site's delivery performance and other KPI's.
* Set individual targets for the work force to ensure weekly KPI's are achieved.
* Ensure regular communications with all team members are maintained.
* To lead, develop and motivate production teams, focusing on producing products to specified quality standards and customer requirements
* Drive a performance culture, through the production team to achieve set targets, concentrating on maximising machine and labour efficiency's.
* Man management of the production team, including all disciplinary matter and adherence to the companies hand book/ rules and regulations


* Supervise production to ensure maximum productivity.
* Allocate resources to ensure daily/weekly production targets are achieved.
* Manage down time of production equipment and ensure procedures relating to down time are adhered to, including operator care programs.
* Implement periodic checks throughout the shift to ensure targets are being achieved.


* Ensure all Operators adhere to company Quality procedures and processes, enforcing the discipline that all quality failures are repaired by the originator.
* Implement periodic quality inspections to ensure customer expectations are being achieved, and that the pallet meets our internal specification/ tolerance levels.


* Ensure all the Night Shift adheres to company H&S procedures with regard to PPE, accident/incident reporting etc.
* Assist in the induction process and training of all new Night Shift employees, ensuring that a safe system of work is maintained at all time.
* Ensuring that all training records are maintained and updated where applicable.


* Supervise Night Shift activities to ensure production schedules are achieved and that all plant is maintained to ensure maximum up-time.
* Ensure raw materials are re-banded and labelled correctly to ensure stock can be counted without personal risk.
* Implement Housekeeping initiatives to ensure production areas are kept in tidy and orderly fashion, including the management of waste/scrap bins.
* Manage timekeeping, attendance to ensure weekly KPI's are not affected.
* Cover for other members of the team as and when required.
* Manage self development, cooperate in training and development activities
* You may be required at any time to perform any reasonable task outside the general provisions of this job description in the pursuance of good company practice or need

Skills & Experience

* Relevant machine/equipment experience and expertise
* Leadership and Management
* Excellent inter-personal and communication skills


* Initiative & problem solving
* Speaking
* Listening
* Decision making & judgement
* Customer focus
* Safety focus
* Adaptable & flexible

In the first instance our we will need a copy of your up to date CV as our client will want to see the CV prior to offering you a Interview, please forward this and we will contact you to discuss this role with you. in more detail

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