Production Supervisor

Location: Thetford
Sector: Industrial & Manufacturing, FMCG & Agriculture
Job type: Full Time, Permanent, Contract
Hours: 60 – 65 hours a week over 6 days a week
Reward: up to £35,000 on experience
Start: ASAP
Benefits: 28 days holiday, Pensions Scheme, Life Assurance, Uniform provided, Team events such as BBQ’s, Free onsite parking

We have a fantastic opportunity available working for an agriculture business who are UK Leaders in their products. They are constantly growing and developing their range of products on the farm and now looking to recruit for a Production Supervisor to support them with this business growth. This is a real opportunity for someone to really make this position there own. Ideally you will have a passion for horticulture and happy to work long hours due to the nature of the business.

Please note this position is physically demanding therefore you must be physically fit and due to location you MUST be able to drive.


  • Working alongside the Products Manager to organise and plan daily tasks within production
  • Attend weekly / monthly management meetings
  • Liaise with agency suppliers to organise temporary labor for production
  • Managing the Production team, Checking temporary workers timesheets
  • Motivating the team during busy periods and poor weather conditions
  • Ensuring all health & safety is followed at all times
  • Monitoring and ensuring quality of products including seeding, fertilizing and spraying
  • Stock checks and ensuring these are kept up to date
  • Ensure customers needs are fulfilled and customer deadlines are met
  • General maintenance of the machinery
  • Updating records on the system and completing daily paperwork

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Able to confidently work in a VERY fast paced environment
  • Happy to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Flexible and happy to work long hours to suit business needs
  • Ability to manage a team
  • Confidently work to deadlines and handle pressure well
  • Ability to adapt to changes
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Excel
  • Driving licence is a MUST
  • Telescopic FLT licence would be a benefit but isn’t essential
  • Team orientated
  • Problem solving skills

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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