Shift Supervisor

  • Location
    Neath, Neath Port Talbot
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 40000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Manufacturing and Production
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing and Production - Manufacturing

We are currently recruiting an experienced Shift Supervisor for our client based near Swansea.

  • Permanent Role

  • Salary £30,000 - £40,000 pa

  • Rotating Shift Pattern - Days and nights - Days 6am start nights 6 pm start 40-46 hours per week

  • Holiday: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Pension: auto-enrolment at 4%, matched by the Company up to 5%.

  • Life cover at three times basic salary, whilst actively contributing to the pension scheme.

  • Westfield Medical Cover


Direct the manufacturing operations performed in a shift or group of production lines to ensure production volume, cost and wastage targets are met within quality, environment, health and safety standards


Depot Manager ., Production Manager, Contracts, Planning, Maintenance, Quality, Sales, Foreman, Team Leaders, Production Operators, Contractors, Customers, Visitors, Health and Safety

Key Figures

LTA (%), Production productivity (TPMH), Scrap wastage (%), Labour costs (£), Quality/customer complaints, Transport utilisation (%)


Control production activities, material flow and inventory to achieve cost and quality targets and

production schedules of the assigned production line(s)

  • Prioritise production based on current manning levels

  • Liaise with contracts team to align production activity with customer expectations

  • Analyse stock levels against contract requirements and prioritise production based on availability

  • Manage production activity based on current sales volume

  • Advise key stakeholders on production levels and activities

  • Ensure the supply of prefab steel to meet daily production targets

  • Allocate production activity by capacity and manning capabilities

  • Lead production meetings to communicate and allocate production activity

  • Utilise lean manufacturing techniques to maximise productivity and efficiencies focussing on continuous improvement -e.g. OEE, control of accidents/incidents, scrap levels, down time, TQM including 5S implementation, 5S audit scores, SCRA completion

Ensure compliance of standards

  • Ensure operators are trained in standard operating procedures

  • Ensure HSQE compliance to company and legal requirements

  • Participate in scheduled health and safety observations, monitor correct working practises and take corrective action where appropriate

  • Manage the implementation of Personal Safety Action Plans

  • Participate in risk assessments

  • Lead accident investigations

  • Monitor the quality and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures

  • Perform quality inspections

  • Investigate customer complaints to identify deviations

  • Implement new processes and procedures to counteract deviations

  • Ensure production complies with relevant British Standards

  • Contribute to CARES 18001 audit

  • Manage stock take

  • Conduct toolbox talks

Manage and supervise assigned production line(s)

  • Liaise with maintenance to arrange machine services, plan preventative maintenance and repair stoppage issues

  • Minimise the disruption of equipment and size changes to ensure

  • Review production figures and activities to create and implement process improvements

  • Implement and maintain TQM standards

Lead, direct, evaluate and develop a team of functional professionals or other professionals to ensure that the plant meets its established targets and standards

  • Conduct interviews for internal and external candidates

  • Complete induction, on boarding and probationary reviews in a timely manner

  • Evaluate individuals' performance and set objectives for the future

  • Conduct Performance reviews within timescales

  • Manage poor performance

  • Manage attendance and timekeeping

  • Conduct Investigations, Disciplinary and Grievance procedures in line with company policy

  • Ensure HR and Payroll are provided with data and documentation as and when required

  • Seek advice from HR, Occupational Health or other support agencies e.g. ACAS, EEF

Miscellaneous or ad hoc business requirements

  • Manage specific projects or undertake specific project activity as determined by the business or line manager

  • Travel to specific locations in order to undertake role requirements as required

  • Represent your function or business at meetings or events as required

Technical competences - Desirable not essential

SAP, ARMA, MapEx, Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Success Factors

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