Production Supervisor

Location Southampton
Discipline: Aerospace
Salary: £32,000-37,000
Contact name: Joe Collins

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Job ref: 272
Published: 4 months ago

We are currently recruiting a Production Supervisor to work for a leading Aerospace business in Southampton. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day tactical management of employees within their designated department, creating and maintaining a safe working environment and ensuring processes and the people within their team adhere to quality standards at all times.


The Role

  • Set the day-to-day direction for the team and solve problems that inhibit their ability to execute weekly plans

  • Team development, deployment and performance management

  • Eliminate waste in processes through employing LEAN manufacturing principles

  • Identify and effectively deal with bottlenecks that will affect the plan and escalate where appropriate

  • Absence, disciplinary and grievance management

  • Drive an EHS and Quality culture within the team and set the example for good practice

  • Carry out risk assessments; EHS and Quality audits, arrange health surveillances, accident prevention and investigations.


Qualifications / Experience

  • Experience in a manufacturing supervisory position, preferably Aerospace

  • Knowledge and application of Six Sigma principles

  • Knowledge of the disciplines for manufacturing management, such as production inventory control, and standard cost systems

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Ability to develop and motivate a high-involvement team