Production Shift Supervisor

  • Production
  • Oldford
  • Competitive USD / Year
  • Salary: £Competitive

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Organise agency staff at the beginning of the shift – give them detailed information about the expectations, introduce them to the operators.
  • Discuss the last shift’s incidents and issues with the shift manager
  • Check the catch-up files and printed emails for tasks, actions and priorities
  • Organise breaks and break cover (if necessary)
  • Ensure everybody adheres to H&S requirements and wears the PPE required (mask, earplugs, safety glasses)
  • Ensure equipment is switched off when not in use or unattended (conveyors especially)
  • Ensure ERMI 1 operators wear biscuit PPE when touching the biscuit dispenser/robots.
  • Check finished product quality:Overall appearance of product and date code
    Cream Coverage
    Product weight
  • Check the documentation, to ensure nothing is completed in advance and that all checks/tasks are executed
  • Check all production lines are cleaned to the highest standards (clean as you go, CIP)
  • Organise and monitor the change overs, ensure that optimum push quantities are used to avoid unnecessary wastage and off-quality products.
  • Ensure that trial and sample requests are communicated properly to the operators and executed perfectly. Provide feedback to the NPD team.
  • Ensure that staff has a meaningful work to do – cleaning the line and the area, decanting, filling up material stocks
  • Discuss the efficiency results with the shift manager, assist in fault finding and help to collect further information from the operators/engineers
  • Check the waste bins and dolavs on the lines and highlight excessive wastage to the shift manager
  • Make sure that operators are not leaving line unattended at shift change, especially that lines are not stopped
  • Develop excellent working relationships with the shift team and with the wider Production Management and Process teams.
  • Feedback and initiate ways to improve production and training needs.
  • Ensure H&S and environmental requirements and departmental procedures are followed, initiate training as required and report any identified health, safety or environmental issues
  • Ensure Good Manufacture Practice (GMP) is adhered to and that we pass internal and external audits.
  • Any other duties requested or delegated by your manager.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will have experience working in a similar environment and will be at the level required or shown a desire to progress their career.

There is a strong requirement in this role for self-awareness, professionally maturity and the ability to influence, convince and motivate shift members.

You should demonstrate the personal attributes required to succeed in this position, which include tenacity, working to changing deadlines and in a changing environment with the ability to problem solve effectively.

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