Production Supervisor £30k +£6k

DR Newitt
£30K +£6K Shift Allowance
31 Aug 2017
30 Sep 2017
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

My client are currently seeking a Production Supervisor for one of their multi leading food manufacturing businesses based in Cambridgeshire. This role is for someone with a strong management background and is able to lead by example.

The role

  • Good people management skills
  •  Used to working in a fast paced environment
  •  Need someone who can engage a team motivation
  •  Someone who takes responsibility for decision
  • Proactive. If something needs fixed you sort it out
  •   Someone who can give good shift change overs. Either by actioning what needs from previous shift to be done or setting out instructions for next shift
  •   Ideally experience of managing complex automated filling lines which involve few people but great product and changeover complexity
  •    Problem solving
  •   C.I experience

The candidate

  • To coordinate production teams and promote an environment that challenges the existing process and strives for continues improvement and flexibility.
  • To coordinate all aspects of production and improvement projects through excellent communication
  • Instrumental in promoting increased skilling of their teams
  • Clear communication across shift handovers, ensuring these are adequately documented and actions clearly defined.
  • To drive the frontline manufacturing team to achieve 100 % compliance to the production plan, by actively trying to minimise downtime.
  • Products are manufactured within allocated areas to quality standards,, in line with area CCP, GMP and H & S and agreed KPI targets. 
  • To heavily support and coach effective development of operators and Senior operators in their up skilling on their lines.
  • Reduce customer complaints and wastage through effective department operations and continuous improvement


  • What's on offer - Salary: £30k + £6k shift allowance
  • Working hours: 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm / 10pm-6am

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