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Manufacturing Supervisor

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Production Supervisor required for my client, a global leader in the design and manufacture of inovative products for the consumer goods market.

As Production Supervisor reporting into the Manufacturing Manager you will have accountability for building a high performing, continuous improvement culture. You will be responsible for multiple production cells and their respective team leaders, a spectrum of planning and execution activities and a direct headcount of circa 35 to 40 associates. You will deputize for the Manufacturing Manager in their absence.


  • Responsible for all aspects of performance in the area including Safety, Quality, Delivery.
  • Injury and UCA investigations.
  • Coach, mentor and support the Production Cell Captains.
  • Responsible for the development and performance of team members.
  • Adhere to role Leader Standard Work (LSW) and ensure Captains’ adherence to their LSW.
  • Driving associate engagement.
  • Assign and coordinate all functional (week to week) production activity within assigned area.
  • Drive continuous improvement activities.
  • Manage employee conduct issues, including holding absence review meetings and conducting disciplinary investigations.
  • Control budgetary spend for areas of responsibility.
  • Deputise for the Manufacturing Manager when required.


  • Demonstrates role model behaviour.
  • Proven track record of motivating individual and team performance.
  • History of delivering continuous improvement into a manufacturing environment.
  • Proven track record of exceeding performance targets.
  • Effective at building rapport within Production and other departments.
  • Experience of leading people in a production environment or equivilent business function.
  • Proven track record of identifying root cause solutions to varying complex problems.

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