Production Supervisor

Job Reference: WM – 2222

Location: Rotherham

Salary: Circa £40,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Production Supervisor 


  • When working on days or afternoons shift you will be responsible for attending daily production meetings
  • Shift production performance (OEE, Scrap)
  • Reporting of production performance via shift reports and displaying data on various production boards
  • Agency staff working on your shift
  • Support continuous improvement projects (e.g. OEE, uptime, throughput, waste reduction, housekeeping and process improvement) throughout the production hall.
  • Maintain manufacturing systems through hands-on leadership to increase plant efficiency.
  • Provide guidance and support to subordinates through performance, training & development reviews/ action plans
  • Work effectively with sales, customer service, quality, finance personnel to ensure product quality and service levels are maintained to the required levels
  • Work to ensure a safe and healthy working environment
  • Identify & support training of Shift personnel
  • Be an effective & active member of the management team, driving successful culture & policies
  • Demonstrate commitment to the company guidelines and policies

About You:

  • Effective and rigorous approach to problem solving
  • Relentless attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task and oversee a range of production machines
  • Taking a holistic approach and capable of making effective decisions
  • Challenges status quo adopting an improvement-oriented approach
  • Be a positive example of company principles
  • Strong and robust character
  • Hands-on and leads by example
  • Completer-finisher
  • Clear communication (listening and expressing ideas)
  • Observant and resourceful
  • Strong work ethic
  • Exhibits personal responsibility and takes ownership of tasks
  • Strong team builder
  • Continuous improvement mind-set
  • Maintains a professional image in all interactions.

Job Application:

If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply to send a copy of your full CV – or call us now.

Whilst this position may not be of interest to you or suit your skills and experience, please don’t hesitate to get in contact with a member of the team at Willcox Matthews to understand how we can support you.

We receive a large number of applications for all of our positions – Therefore, if you have not received a response within 10 working days, your application has unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK