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Production / Manufacturing Supervisor

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  • Sector:

    Engineering, Mechanical, Quality and Manufacturing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £25000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alex Sharp

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  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 118 902 8800

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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JOB- Production / Manufacturing Supervisor


TERM- Permanent

SALARY- £25,000 - £
38,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

We are looking for Manufacturing Supervisor / Manager on a permanent basis in the Ipswich area with experience in the manufacturing industry, ideally with some knowledge of fabrication. Your main duty will be to oversee the Manufacturing staff and address any issues in day-to-day operation as well as being involved in the continuous improvement of the business.

The Production / Manufacturing Supervisor will ideally have the following attributes:

  • Qualified in Engineering ideally (NVQ / HNC / HND / Degree or similar) OR Qualified by experience
  • Previous experience working in a supervisory or managerial position.
  • Capable of leading a team of manufacturing technicians.
  • Experience of mechanical or electro-mechanical assembly methods
  • Understanding of KPI monitoring
  • Have excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Be self-motivated and have a positive attitude
  • Have previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Any experience in continuous improvement or lean manufacturing.
  • Understanding of welding and fabrication manufacturing processes – very beneficial.
The Production / Manufacturing Supervisor role will involve:
  • Overseeing the production team and ensuring work is carried out effectively.
  • Monitoring KPI’s and ensuring targets are met
  • Reporting back to manufacturing manager on any issues
  • Liaising with other departments where necessary
  • Tackling any issues that may arise throughout production
If you are interested in this position, please apply with an up-to-date CV as soon as possible, along with your availability and your salary expectation.