We are recruiting for excellent production supervisors for our clients based in Chard.
Your responsibilities include effectively managing day to day issues within your area to ensure optimum operational performance and defined business standards. You will be expected to understand and interpret results and take action to improve performance as well as control the cost of manufacture by operating to take the agreed standards of labour utilisation, machine utilisation, machine performance and overall equipment effectiveness.
Key interactions with all functions include Heath & Safety, Technical, Hygiene, HR and Engineering are required to ensure that Production is run safely, efficiently and effectively to minimise downtime.
Other responsibilities include:
- You are responsible for the Health & Safety of all employees on the line and to carry out required duties as defined in the Health & Safety Policy.
- Labour Utilisation - to manage and control the cost of labour and ensure most efficient use of available resources.
- Material utilisation - manage and control costs of manufacture by operating to agreed standards of material usage
- Machine performance & Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) - to control machine performance and overall equipment effectiveness to assist in the control of the cost of manufacture
Decision making is also a major part of the job. You will be making decisions concerning the most effective and efficient utilisation of available labour when faced with down time or instances such as overtime, holiday, sickness and other absences in addition to the availability of skilled employees.
Please note, previous experience of managing people and at least 12 month experience of working within a production environment is required for this role.
For more information or to apply please hit the "apply" button below. Due to the high expected volume of application for this role we will only be able to respond directly to those applicants whose skills and experience match the requirements closely
Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.