Manufacturing & Industrial

Production Supervisor  


Seeking a Production Supervisor – Cambridge

Working in a busy manufacturing facility this position is to assist the daily operations of the production department assisting the Production Team Leader.

Start: ASAP
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hourly Rate: Up to £30,000 per annum
Hours: Monday – Thursday 7am – 3pm, Friday 7am – 12.30pm
Benefits: 10% OTE bonus, 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, 4 x life assurance, Permanent health insurance, 4% matched pension 

Duties include:

  • Supervision of various production staff, ensuring that production orders are processed safely, on time and to the correct quality standards
  • Holding start of shift meetings, KPI data collection and presentation at meetings
  • Material management, maintaining Kanban and line-side stock levels, highlighting stock shortages
  • Provide input into the staffing skills matrix and training sheet records
  • Support the supervisor in managing staff attendance, timekeeping and holidays
  • Organising overtime within their departments to cover, holidays, sickness or increased demand
  • Promoting all aspects of 5s, Lean Manufacturing, CI – Continuous Improvement, TPM – Total Productive Maintenance
  • Maintaining a clear communication flow by liaising with other departments when required
  • Ensuring that the sites environmental, health and safety responsibilities are up held

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Friendly and approachable whilst able to make decisions
  • Strives to exceed expectations and acting as a role model and leading by example
  • Ambassador for change with a basic understanding of Lean principles
  • A confident and clear communicator
  • Experience in risk assessment
  • Experience in leading people (working or recreational)
  • Basic IT Skills (Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Outlook)

If you have not received a response within 3-5 working days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. Busy Bee Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency for this Permanent vacancy.

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