Job: Supervisor

Title Supervisor
Categories Other
Salary £30000
Location SA18
Job Info


Supervisor Job Description


Main purpose

Ensuring daily quality and Manufacturing requirements are met.

Motivating and leading the team in continuous improvement activities to

promote company goals and objectives.  Managerial responsibilities of the

team include training, development and discipline.



Key Activities


  • To effectively lead and support Team Leaders in achieving targets for all K.P.I’s such as Performance, availability, quality and Safety. Monitor RTR system for accuracy on a daily basis.


  • Promote Continuous Improvement activities to all Team Leaders and Team Members and lead by example at all times.


  • Manage, assess and appraise Team Leaders and highlight training needs where required.


  • Maintain and continuously improve Health and Safety of their area. Follow up incident and accident investigations ensuring that correct standards are met and all evidence, witness statements are documented for further investigation.


  • Ensure first line maintenance and quality checks are carried out to schedule and quality requirements.


  • Responsible for discipline and absence control of the team through participation in monthly absence review meetings and monitoring of attendance and timekeeping on a daily basis.


  • Promote TPM activities and monitor through scheduled auditing of each process.


  • Monitor and maintain high levels of housekeeping through scheduled 5’s audits, ensuring highlighted improvement actions are addressed and closed out to plan.


  • Liaise with support areas to minimise downtime (i.e. machine breakdowns, quality

tooling and material issues).


  • Provide a standard method of communication to all team members.


  • Carry out delegated supervisory functions.






Ideally candidates should be educated to ‘O’ level or GCSE grade C and above in

Maths and English, or satisfactory numerical ability displayed through psychometric exercises.

The position will require some basic mathematics calculations.



Experience  / Skills

Candidates should possess leadership skills with good communication skills, also       having the ability to manage and control people together with a high degree of      common sense.
The ability to use a PC for documentation & production management will also be an asset.

Competent on all elements of the manufacturing process.



 Fully responsible for ensuring the team performs to their maximum ability.
 The team will consist of manufacturing staff & Material Handlers, the Supervisor

will also have a dotted line responsibility for the maintenance personnel on the ‘off’




The position will be accountable for ensuring Quality Cost and delivery targets are met and maintained for his / her lines. – Potential loss of business for gross errors.
High levels of housekeeping & visual management
Health and Safety, safe working practices are maintained.
To ensure that all team members understand the business situation through regular communication.
These will be reviewed daily by the Production Manager.





  Meeting Deadlines / Pressure of Work

  The position will require daily deadlines to be met. By good pre-planning ample

time should prevail , however situations may arise which will increase the

pressure. This should be shared with the Production Manager.



Personality / Skills Profile
Characteristics                                                 Skills
Flexible                                                           Communication
Team Oriented                                                Interpersonal
Loyalty                                                            Leadership
Thorough                                                         Time Management
Committed                                                      Negotiating
Friendly / Approachable



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