Production Shift Supervisor

Production Shift Supervisor

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    General Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    Salary circa. £25,000 + benefits

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Osborne

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8950

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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An FMCG food manufacturer with a site on the Wirral is now seeking a Production Shift Supervisor to join on a permanent basis to work on a rotating shift pattern - Monday to Friday; early and late shifts (occasional night shifts).

The Production Shift Supervisor will be responsible for supervising, developing and motivating their team in a consistent and safe way. You will be focused on producing products to specified quality and customer standards in a cost efficient manner with minimal downtime.

Responsibilities of the Production Shift Supervisor include:
- Completing the production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel. This includes monitoring progress, revising the schedule when necessary and accurately reporting results.
- Optimising the use of machines and staff numbers to ensure production runs as efficiently and effectively as possible.
- Analysing product and packaging waste and propose and implement measures to reduce wastage levels.
- Ensuring all products are produced to customer specifications within agreed company HACCP and & BRC systems.
- Ensuring effective communication to the production team on all key issues.
- Managing HR issues including staff absence levels and timekeeping and disciplinary/grievance issues.
- Overseeing employee training sessions.
- Maintaining a safe and clean work environment by educating staff on established policies and procedures.
- Providing a smooth handover, ensuring any outstanding issues are clearly communicated.

The successful Production Shift Supervisor will have previous experience of supervising teams in a BRC accredited food manufacturing environment. You will be experienced in HR processes such as grievances, disciplinary, return to work along with appraisals and coaching/mentoring. The Production Shift Supervisor must also have good I.T. skills to be able to analyse production data and department efficiencies.

Application via CV.

Unless otherwise stated, all contract rates stated are on a Limited Company basis.

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