Production Supervisor

Job Title: Production Supervisor
Contract Type: Permanent
REF: 122833
Contact Name: John Reid
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 5 years ago

Job Description

Production Supervisor:

Due to continued expansion of their operations our client a well-established Multinational Healthcare Manufacturer now require an experienced Production Supervisor
The Production Supervisor will monitor daily work operations for a team of operators, lead operators and technicians and provide direction to this team to achieve departmental and organizational goals. The supervisor is responsible for providing team leadership to this group of employees.
This is a permanent role based in The Midlands with excellent progression opportunities
Key Responsibilities of Production Supervisor:
? Environmental Health & Safety of manufacturing personnel, ensuring that all employees are adequately trained, aware of, and complying with EHS procedures.
? Day to day management and technical direction to a team of up to 30 personnel.
? Lead and give support, advice and technical direction to a Business unit team which will support manufacturing operations.
? Recommends and implements measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, production flow, floor layout, process yields, and product quality.
? Participates in process/product troubleshooting in order to correct/maintain desirable product outs/yields.
? Understands and deploys the use of Lean Manufacturing (5S) and Process Excellence (Six Sigma) methods.
? Works with the technical team to coordinate equipment repair to ensure the least amount of downtime of production lines.
? Understands and uses data, key metrics and statistical information to improve process (SPC).
? Engages and participates on delivery of all the manufacturing KPI's.
? Manage employee Core Time and Attendance System.
? Responsible for the maintaining of all Quality and Production related Documentation.
? Expedites production, maximising efficiencies in all areas including support functions and meeting KPI's.
? Ensure that training happens according to the process instructions and that skill versatility targets are met and maintained.
? Responsible for maintaining training records to the required standards for all internal and external auditing including ISO 13485 and FDA.
? Ensure that the monthly build schedule is met and disposition all material for work orders on Oracle.
? Provide production plan updating for daily production meetings.
? Ensure that employees are aware of and comply with all company policies and procedures across all shift patterns.
? Liaise with the Warehouse and Distribution to ensure material is transacted correctly and on time.
? Materials must be effectively managed and accounted for using the MRP system
? Establish and encourage a strong teamwork culture within the manufacturing area.
? Lead and participate in cross-functional and cross-divisional process improvement initiatives.
? Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
Requirements of the Production Supervisor:
? Third Level Qualification in relevant discipline and certification in supervisory management course.
? A minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience preferably in medical device field with direct supervisory experience
? Production process troubleshooting experience required.
? Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
? Good working knowledge of MRP.
Please send an up to date CV and cover letter to John Reid at The RFT Group / / on 01-2302400 /

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