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Press Shop Supervisor

We are working with a well established Sheet Metal Fabrication Company looking for an experienced Press Shop Supervisor.

The successful candidate will have the skills and experience of working in a busy press shop as well as strong leadership and management skills.


  • Target driven ability to meet deadlines
  • Lead, develop and manage a team to deliver planned and budgeted standards to quality, time and cost
  • Ensure movement of WIP
  • Monitor team performance
  • Ensure the safety and productively of employees assigned to designated shift
  • Ensure security of facilities during designated shift hours
  • Implementing Policies and Procedures
  • Maintaining effective communication between management and employees
  • To assist with inducting and training new employees
  • To promote team morale
  • Maintaining a clean and safe work environment, the application of risk assessments, safe working practices and machine guarding.

Required Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to motivate others to meet demands established by the schedule
  • Effectively communicate with management and team members.
  • Report issues and assist with resolutions
  • Able to change tooling as and when required.
  • Inspection of the parts produced by the team.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Identify and communicate improvements or processes/procedures identified during the performance.
  • Prioritise groups to work plans and monitoring work schedules ensuring flexibility
  • Compliance with all procedures and work instructions.
  • Provide continued training support
  • Customer awareness and communication of operational priorities.
  • Support and manage employees on a day-to-day basis
  • Responsible for Quality issues and Continuous improvement
  • Perform related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates
  • Supervisory and team leader skills with the ability to motivate, develop and supervise others.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Planning skills and ability to meet targets and deadlines.
  • Excellent attention to detail skills.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the power press regulations
  • Comprehensive knowledge of power presses, their operations, safety systems and working parameters.


Applicants must be:

Apprentice trained.

Hold a City & Guilds.

Hold I.L.M Level 3 or 4.

Six sigma / lean management training.

This is a full time permanent role Monday to Thursday 8am – 5pm and Friday 8am – 12.30pm

£25,000 to £30,000 per annum