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PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR

Summary: Our client is a world leader in the design and manufacture of exhaust gas control systems for on/off highway and marine diesel engine applications. As we continue to grow our business, we are looking to recruit into new full time roles as Production Supervisors

Responsible for assisting the Production Managers to achieve defined objectives for a specific area of manufacturing processes by leading a team of production operatives in an efficient and positive working environment. This requires taking responsibility for the day-to-day management of people and developing them into a cohesive team to ensure that defined objectives and output targets are met, achieving customer requirements whilst ensuring compliance with company operating and health & safety procedures. The key performance measures will relate to costs and reduction targets, product volume, human resource efficiency and quality with a continuous improvement goal

Description: Job Description:
· Carry out a suitable shift handover to the next shift
· Supervise employees and manage production activities
· Drive performance of team members giving direction and feedback to aid good performance
· Ensure adherence to established quality guidelines and safety requirements
· Determine manufacturing priorities based on production schedules
· Utilise lean manufacturing techniques to strive to exceed targets
· Direct all related personnel actions: advise operatives, execute performance measurements, etc
· Ensure optimum machine/equipment utilisation
· Determine working instructions, rules and guidelines for production sections, shifts or production lines
· Allocate operatives and resources according to production plan
· Provide a lead to all operatives
· Ensure execution of production plan
· Make daily/hourly assignment changes
· Work with Maintenance to resolve machine/equipment breakdowns
· Ensure internal delivery supports dispatch time schedules
· Resolve customer concerns and take corrective actions to eliminate repeat
· Alert Production Manager to changes which affect overall production targets with proposal for recovery
· Advise Production Manager and any relevant Management of any event which requires action

Skills/experience:
· Must have had industry experience working within an automotive engineering/manufacturing environment
· Must have experience of man management having held a similar role for a minimum of 3 years
· Will ideally have a relevant degree (or equivalent) in an engineering or technical discipline
· Will have knowledge of health and safety regulations
· Build, cultivate and maintain strong client relationships
· A working knowledge of, or hands-on experience with, automotive production processes
· Must be computer literate with a very good knowledge in the use of all Microsoft Office packages
· Must have very good communication skills (oral and written)
· Must have a full UK drivers licence

Personality:
· Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
· Must have the ability to work equally alone or as part of a team
· Must be reliable and flexible in their approach to everyday work requirements
· Must be an ambitious self-starter
· Must have an analytical approach to their daily work
· Must have excellent interpersonal skills
· Must be reliable and trustworthy
This is a varied, challenging and interesting role working in a result driven fast paced development environment. If you feel you have the skills and background for this role then please send me your CV an contact Warren.
By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us to finding you work on your behalf. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us.
iNTECH Recruitment act as both an employment agency for all permanent positions and as an employment business for temporary contract positions.
Please note: All calls are recorded for training, quality and business purposes

Type: Permanent

Location: County Durham

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