Shift Supervisor

7 days left

Location
Lancashire / Merseyside
Salary
Salary dependent upon experience and skills plus benefits package
Posted
25 Jun 2018
Closes
25 Jul 2018
Ref
PK5512
Job Function
Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

NEW VACANCY! (PK5512)

SHIFT SUPERVISOR                    LANCASHIRE/ MERSEYSIDE

12 hour shifts rotating: 2 on 2 off over 6 days

Salary dependent upon experience and skills plus benefits package

Our client is a leading manufacturer of plastic packaging for food and non-food applications. With 30 odd years specialist manufacture they are a preferred supplier for a significant number of high profile brands and retailers. They work closely with retailers and brand owners at all levels. They are a BRC IOP Accredited site and utilise Lean Manufacturing techniques to ensure best customer service possible.

They are currently looking for a Shift Supervisor to oversee a team of 7 or 8 Machine Operators on shift.

Essential Functions: 

  • Manage your shift, keeping safety, quality, and productivity goals in mind 
  • Enforce and enhance policies and procedures to meet and exceed goals 
  • Manage and create reports for other departments as required 
  • Ensure customer/vendor/supplier-related corrective actions are effectively carried out in a timely and proper manner 
  • Oversee quality, manufacturing, and maintenance procedures. Verify that intended results are being achieved through implementation and training 
  • Oversee and direct the full manufacturing process to ensure all requirements and standards are complied with 
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency through employee development and equipment; allowing these improvements to help fuel growth 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in plastics manufacturing required, ideally Injection Molding or Thermoforming setup, processing, and troubleshooting, although other areas or manufacturing will be considered.
  • Some engineering qualifications or experience will also be beneficial in this role
  • Knowledge of productions processes, plant flows and scheduling processes 
  • Must have experience supervising a diverse staff that includes temporary personnel 
  • Ability to manage, lead, coordinate, and discipline quality and process technicians, machine operators, packers, trimmers, set up, and other employees 
  • A strong safety background is critical, along with a solid quality focus 
  • Strong problem solving and leadership skills are required 
  • Team player with good attitude and strong work ethic; must be dependable, with excellent attendance 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office and inventory/manufacturing software 
  • Attention to detail, consistency, and accountability are required 

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