Production Supervisor

Posted 21 June 2024
Salary Up to £33000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAnthony Andrews

Job description

The Role

To lead and maximise the safe, efficient and effective operation of production within the mill environment, placing s strong emphasis on driving a safety-conscious culture, coaching the team with a positive approach.

This role will suit someone with strong man management skills and a positive approach, able to challenge the status quo and implement route cause corrective action.


  • Day to Day Management and Safe Operation of the Manufacturing Plant.
  • Driving throughput measures and ensuring all reporting is completed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensure compliance with all legal, HR, Health, safety and Environmental standards.
  • To maintain and report against agreed departmental performance measures in line with the agreed targets (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, People).
  • Actively challenge trends in performance (above KPIs) and initiate route cause corrective action plans with Operations management.
  • Ensure that all sage updates (live stock movements), are completed to support traceability of stock onsite.
  • To ensure that timekeeping and discipline are maintained within the team.
  • To ensure products meet quality standards.
  • Support the Fulfilment Manager in ensuring the Preventative Maintenance protocols are completed in line with the PPM schedules (monitor and report deviations).
  • Ensure all start of shift checks are completed in line with operating guidelines and any deviations reported / escalated.
  • Ensure the effective execution of production schedules, optimising head count based on the plan.
  • Effectively communicate the production schedule to all team members.
  • Complete weekly checks on Mill stock (stock counts).
  • Ensure any damage, maintenance and repair tasks are logged and reported immediately.
  • Maintain mandatory training qualifications for new and existing operators to support the smooth running of the area (monitor and update skills matrix).
  • Lead by example in following safety requirements, e.g., the wearing of Personal Protective Equipment.


  • Experience of a similar role from within a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong man manager and leadership skills.
  • Competent use of all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Excellent understanding of health and safety requirements and legislation.
  • Compile, analyse and communicate data confidently.
  • Able to lead manage and develop a team.
  • A proactive, self-motivated individual with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Can demonstrate previous examples of key roles and responsibilities.
  • Comfortable communicating at all levels.

Based in Bewdley, Worcestershire.

Monday to Friday, 6am to 3pm.

Salary Circa £33k.