Production Supervisor

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Salary From: £35000

Salary To: £35000

Contact Name: Sabina Mahaheja

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Production Supervisor

Are you an experienced Supervisor? Looking for a new role within Food Manufacturing that offers support & progression? Do you pride yourself on attention to detail?

Our client, a market leading Food Manufacturer are looking to recruit a Production Supervisor to join their team based in Oldford, Frome.

As a Production Supervisor you will optimise the performance of the production department. This work is to be carried out according to planned priorities, Work Instructions, quality, and H&S procedures.

Working hours as a Production Supervisor are Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:30, however, flexibility is required as hours may vary when covering a Shift Manager.

As a Production Supervisor you will:

  • Check all Operators have relevant rules, procedures related to Safety
  • Implement an organisation to promote information and training of operators
  • Promote good behaviour of Operators, and take into account any remark done to improve the Department organisation, the Safety and Hygiene
  • Check equipment conformity and safety rule compliance
  • Contribute to Quality Problem analysis, to the definition and implementation of solutions
  • Insure Hygiene and Quality procedures are applied
  • Update Line work instructions and check application in compliance of Safety, Quality and Hygiene standard
  • Participate and propose some product improvement (Raw material, Ingredient, packaging,…) based on NPD files
  • Optimise efficiency of the Production Lines
  • Identify root cause of the issues
  • Participate to daily meeting to check the planned corrective actions are relevant
  • Evaluate and reduce wastage on recipe and packaging
  • Organise trial in Production (Packaging, Fruit, new recipe)
  • Responsible of Packaging
  • Organise Level 1 maintenance with a direct coordination with Maintenance Department
  • Support Shift Manager with technical and operational expertise
  • Optimise energy usage
  • Participate to the training, qualification of operators on the Lines and workstations
  • Manage organisation and follow up of small improvement project
  • Cover of the Shift Manager when required

Skills required as a Production Supervisor:

  • Previous experience of working within Food Production environment
  • Excellent ability to motivate and engage with people
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and use your own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail

Major Recruitment are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Should you be seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment, or contract you will find our staff professional and courteous and our interview process straight forward


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