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Engineering Supervisor

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  • Sector:

    Engineering, Mechanical, Quality and Manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel Warby

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)121 796 1888

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Job Title: Engineering Supervisor

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nottingham

Salary: £40K - £45K

Industry: Special Purpose Machine Manufacturer

Premier Engineering has engaged with a key client and an established innovative manufacturer based in Nottingham. Due to team growth a new opportunity has been created for an Engineering Supervisor to join at a very exciting time.

Summary of role

To lead a manufacturing company shopfloor team to both short term achievement of production targets and to a longer-term growth/improvement of practices and skills.

Purpose of role
  • Set a workload for the team and work with them to ensure they complete tasks on time, in full
  • Review output and ensure that quality is at a high standard
  • Weekly and monthly planning of output, allowing for current workload, holidays, and priorities
  • Identifying your teams training needs, work with the Production Manager to organizing the training and reviewing its success.
  • Work with teams to improve processes (ECR’s)
  • Organise and control overtime when needed and ensure that the company gets value for money with overtime
  • Managing holidays to ensure you have the correct number of staff working at any time
  • Manage the performance of your team and ensure attendance (absence and lates) is at an acceptable level
  • Keep your department tidy, walkways and fire exit clear, aiming to be visitor ready at all times
  • Oversee quality inspection of goods coming into and leaving your area
  • Create and communicate short- and medium-term work plans with your team and other department
  • Manage downtime in your area both machine and operator
  • Undertake reasonable flexible working hours to meet deadlines in line with the working time regulations

Person Profile

  • Proven successful Production management experience
  • The ability to positively communicate with your team, other departments, and individuals in a timely and concise manner about objectives, improvements, issues and solutions
  • Team player who will work with others to achieve company goals
  • Hardworking, focused on meeting deadlines and exceeding targets
  • Customer (internal and external) focused attitude
  • The confidence to ensure that discipline is maintained on the shopfloor
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to lead, manage and improve a team
  • Ability to solve problems with proactive solutions
  • True leadership ability and experience
  • Experience of a Quality based environment (ISO)
  • Lean manufacturing/Continuous Improvement experience
  • Experience of some relevant skills (e.g., CNC, welding, etc)

Sound interesting? Please contact Daniel Warby at Premier Engineering for further information and apply!
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