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Workshop Supervisor

  • Salary: Up to £30863 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Sector: Mechanical Engineering
  • Date posted: 11/01/2018
  • Job reference: J379817A

Production Supervisor - Market leading Engineering Organisation - Telford

£30,853 + Benefits

An excellent opportunity has arisen with a market leading Engineering Support Services Organisation. They have undergone a business transformation and are looking to appoint the next generation of managers to continue to drive improvements throughout the business. As such we are now looking to recruit a number of Production Supervisors to work within their key site in Telford.

The purpose of this role is to provide the first line management capability for their operational organisation. You will ensure the delivery teams have the people, tools and processes they need to safely deliver outputs against the plan(s). You will ensure systems are updated providing accurate information for decision making and giving visibility for the wider business to support.

Responsibilities

  • Managing employee welfare (providing information and support, hearing and addressing concerns and escalating where appropriate)
  • Managing performance of team members in line with policies (conducting informal reviews, objective setting, PDR processes, recognition of good performance / leading poor performance procedures)
  • Managing capability procedures of team in line with policies
  • System administration - ERP, safety near misses, asset management, quality, Learning Management System (LMS)
  • Ensuring work areas remain safety compliant
  • Ensuring staff have and comply with PPE requirements
  • Manage tooling lifecycle (ordering, calibration, disposal)
  • Updating of visual plans / charts / information to inform operative staff where they are against output plan(s)
  • Updating systems (e.g. ERP) of production output
  • Continually looking 2 weeks in advance for available resource/capacity vs demand plan and reacting to misalignments
  • Reacting to events that put output at risk (Material, equipment, resource problems)
  • Raising output risk(s) with higher management
  • Effective planning of plant / equipment downtime with FM to minimise impact on output
  • Following through non-conformance reports and implementing containment/corrective actions

Desirable experience

  • Competent PC user (MS Office, MS Outlook, SharePoint, ERP system)
  • Ability to manage people, individuals and teams
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to challenge and have awkward conversations
  • Ability to make rational decisions based on information available

Successful applicants will need to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a market-leading organisation, offering excellent work-life balance in an interesting environment. For more information or to apply please get in touch with Aaron Wallace using 0117 9309 726 or

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